Mrs Halfyard, Mrs Liggitt, Mrs Mineiro, Mrs Fairs and Miss Bobbin
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Home Learning: Summer 2021
Home Learning Links
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World Continents and Oceans
European Capital Cities
English Counties (The South East)
-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.
Sentence structure including time, place and cause words
Descriptive vocabulary (adjectives and adverbs)
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
the Magic Faraway Tree
Products of electrical appliances e.g. heat, light, sound
Identifying light sources and objects which reflect
Comparative study of The UK, Kenya and Peru
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
Fit 4 Action
Holst's Planets Suite
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.
Our topic this half term is ...
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
-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