Year 2

Class Teacher:

Mr Pringle

Classroom Support:

Mrs Halfyard, Mrs Thomas, Mrs Liggitt, Mrs Mineiro and Mrs Fairs

Our class email address is:

class2@woodhamley.essex.sch.uk

Important Information

-PE will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons (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

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

Literacy

Letter writing and poetry

Sentence structure including time, place and cause words

Descriptive vocabulary (adjectives and adverbs)

Maths

Addition (including column addition)

Subtraction (including column subtraction)

Multiplication (using 2, 5 and 10 times tables)

Division (using pictures and known times tables)

Reading

George's Marvellous Medicine

Science

World biomes

Habitats

Food chains

Geography

The Arctic Circle, it's landscape and wildlife

Inuit life

History

Famous explorers of The Arctic

Art and DT

Sewing

PE

Tennis

Dance

Music

Exploring instruments to convey a message e.g. how to show a storm

PSHE

Zones of Regulation

Topic

Our topic this half term is ...

Arctic Adventure

The topic links back the school's overarching question 'Does the world look after us or do we look after it?' which spans the Autumn 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.

Target Building

Following on from our Parent Consultations (phone calls), several of you have asked for some resources to support the learning at home.

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

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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