Miss Sullivan, Mrs Liggitt and Miss Redwood
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What To Expect In Year 2
Details and video coming soon
Home Learning: Autumn 2021
Formal home learning including Phonic spellings will begin on Friday 10th September. This week, children will also be given their new book bands and log in details for the websites below.
Details on home learning will follow shortly and will be posted below. Until then, please familiarise yourself with the websites below using your child's log in details.
Home Learning Links
(User: year2wlps Pass: Book221)
-PE will take place on Monday and Thursday afternoons (weather pending). These are likely to change each half term, so please check back regularly for updates.
-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
-Children should complete nightly reading at home, ideally with an adult
This Term In Year 2: Autumn 1
This term in Year 2, the topic is Brits In Medicine. Below, you can find details of the areas we will be focusing on in class.
Sentence types and sentence structures
Place, time and cause words
Descriptive vocabulary (adjectives and adverbs)
Reading and recognising numbers to 100
Ordering and comparing numbers to 100
Place value in numbers to 100
Counting on and back
Simple addition and subtraction
George's Marvellous Medicine
The human body and the human body compared to those of animals
The needs of humans
The need for balance in human lifestyle e.g. diet, exercise
Lifecycle of a deciduous tree
The UK, its cities and seas
Landmark achievements by British people in Medicine
William Harvey (heart), Edward Jenner (vaccines), Jon Snow (clean water), Florence Nightingale/Mary Seacole (nursing), Elizabeth Garrett-Anderson (docotor), Joseph Lister (antibacteria) Alexander Fleming (penicillin) and Marie Curie (comparative study)
How the achievements of those in the past impact on medicine today
Art and DT
Shaping without a mould
Creating shape from one piece of material
Decoration using 3D effects, carving and printing (on clay)
Fundamentals (of PE)
The Friendship Song
Word processing skills
Zones of Regulation
The Growth and Fixed Mindset
Our topic this half term is ...
Brits In Medicine
The topic looks at the achievements of British people in medicine and seeks to explain why these are important in the present day
Please find the Knowledge Organiser for this unit below.
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
-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.
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
Phonics Mats And Flashcards
Phase 4 Blends
High Frequency Words
First 100 High Frequency Words
200 High Frequency Words