Year 2

Mrs Batchelor

2BC

 Mrs Colllins

2BC 

Miss Hughes

2H

 Mrs Puttock

2BC 

Mrs Stones

2H

Mrs Booth

2H

Mr Harding

2H

Termly Curriculum Focus:

Our topic this half term is Fire. We are learning about the Great Fire of London. We are learning about life in the 17th century, comparing London in the past and present, the fire itself, what happened following the fire and Samuel Pepys diary. This topic includes fire safety.

English: 

  • Writing to entertain: We are writing stories and descriptions.
  • Punctuation and Grammar: We are using expanded noun phrases, full stops, capital letters, conjunctions, past and present tense and prepositions.
  • Writing to Inform: We are writing a recount and a simple factual report.

This half term in English, we will be focusing on writing a description of the Great Fire of London, the diary of Samuel Pepys and retelling the story of George and the Dragon. 

 Maths:

  • Number and Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division

This half term in Maths, we will be focusing on key number skills. Our work will focus on counting, partitioning, adding and subtracting. We will also be looking at our 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

 Science:

  • Our topic this term is Materials. 

Homework:

Phonics homework will be given out every Thursday. This will consist of an activity linking to the weekly phonics focus and a set of spellings to practise. 

Reading: The children are expected to read to an adult at least three times a week for 10 minutes. Please note in your child's reading record when they have read to you. 

Maths: Please practise TT Rockstars. The programme is set up to ask 2, 5 and 10 times table multiplication and division questions. Log in details are in the front of the children's reading records.

PE Days: Our PE days are on a Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure your child has trainers and plimsols in their PE kit.

Library Days: Wednesday afternoon 

Other Days:   Visit to Cranleigh Fire Station (dates to be confirmed)

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