Year 2

Class Teacher:

Mr Pringle

Classroom Support:

Mrs Halfyard,  Mrs Liggitt, Mrs Mineiro, Mrs Fairs and  Miss Bobbin

Our class email address is:

class2@woodhamley.essex.sch.uk

Home Learning: Summer 2021

Important Information

-PE will take place on Tuesday afteroons and Wednesday morning (although this can be subject to change e.g. due the weather)

-Children need a full indoor (t-shirt, shorts and, ideally plimsolls) and outdoor (warm top, jogging bottoms and trainers) kit for PE.

-Earrings should be removed or removeable by children for PE. Staff may not remove earrings nor use tape to cover them

-Absences should be reported on StudyBugs

-Payments should be made through ParentPay wherever possible

-Children should complete nightly reading at home, ideally with an adult

This Term In Year 2: Summer 1

This term in Year 2, the topic is Space. Below, you can find details of the areas we will be focusing on in class.

Literacy

Newspapers

Balanced Arguments

Sentence structure including time, place and cause words

Descriptive vocabulary (adjectives and adverbs)

Maths

Fractions of shapes, amounts and objects

Ordering simple fractions e.g. 1 and one quarter, one and half...

Reading analogue time

Ordering units of time e.g. half an hour, one hour, 75 minutes

Counting money and finding change

Reading

the Magic Faraway Tree

Science

Electrical appliances

Products of electrical appliances e.g. heat, light, sound

Identifying light sources and objects which reflect

Geography

Comparative study of The UK, Kenya and Peru

History

The Space Race

Space exploration and discovery timeline

Copernicus, Galileo, Yuri Gagarin, Valentine Tereshkova, The Moon Landing

Art and DT

Painting: Mixing colours and using colours to convey feeling or message

PE

Fit 4 Action

Athletics

Music

Holst's Planets Suite

PSHE

E Safety

Relationships

PANTS Safe Rule 

Talk Pants and Stay Safe is scheme created by the NSPCC to keep children safe and educate them about safe contact with others.

Below, you will find both the 'Talk Pants and Stay Safe' rules poster and Pantosaurus song which were shared with the children in class. 

Topic

Our topic this half term is ...

Space

The topic links back the school's overarching question 'What do you see if you stop and look?' which spans the Summer Term.

Please find the Knowledge Organiser for this unit below.

Previous Knowledge Organisers

A knowledge organiser breaks down the core learning and vocabulary that children will look at during a unit of work in a particular subject or topic. It details
-Prior learning
-The minimum knowledge should have by the end of a topic
-The key vocabulary (The Vocabulary Dozen) for a a topic.

As a parent, you can support your child's learning my look through knowledge organisers with your child and asking them questions about their learning. You can also find more knowledge organisers under the Class Pages tab on the website.

Helpful Downloads

Please find some handy sheet or booklets you can print at home to support you. If you are unable to print these, please do not hesitate to ask for a copy in school.

Some of these documents appear best when downloaded.

Time, Place and Cause Words

Adjectives and Adverbs

Handwriting

Phonics Mats And Flashcards

Phase 3

Phase 4 Blends

Phase 5

High Frequency Words

First 100 High Frequency Words

200 High Frequency Words

Contact Us

01268 753 652

admin@woodhamley.essex.sch.uk

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Benfleet
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