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Welcome to Year 2!

Welcome to year 2!

Our class teacher is Miss Bray and we have Miss Corrigan helping us in the mornings.

As we enter Summer term it is nearly time for SATS and to show off all the skills we have been learning. You are all going to be brilliant!

In year 2 we all strive to be kind, caring, friendly and considerate children who aim to always be green and follow the golden rules.

 

Homework

Spellings and maths homework will be given out each week and tests will take place on a Friday. Please remember reading should be completed each night and book bags sent into school each day.

Music
Music will take place every Tuesday and will be taught by Mrs. Hughes who is a specialist music teacher in line with the national curriculum.
PE
PE will take place every Monday please ensure your child has their PE kit in school with suitable footwear.

 

Snowy Weather Work

In the event of a school closure due to bad weather please complete this work at home and bring it into back into school on your return or email the school office  mosscroft@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject ‘Year 2 Snowy Weather work’.

Year 2 Snowy Weather Work

 

Please take a look at our curriculum map to see what we will be learning about this year:

 

 

 

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer term
English Narrative:

A Story with a familiar setting

 

Non-Narrative:

Persuasive writing: Brochure/Leaflet

 

 

Narrative:

Story with a fantasy/sci-fi setting

Poetry:

Writing riddles

Non-Fiction:
Formal writing – a letter

 

 

Narrative:

Traditional tale

Poetry:

Acrostic

Non-Fiction:
Diary Account

 

Maths Place value

 

Addition and subtraction

 

Measurement

 

Multiplication and division

 

Fractions

Multiplication and

division

Fractions

Money

Measurement, Mass, Capacity and Temperature

Properties of Shape

Statistics/Graphs

 

 

Problem solving

 

Statistics and graphs

 

Position and direction

Time

 

4 operations

 

Investigations/Consolidations

 

IPC The Magic Toymaker People of the Past Hooray Lets Go On Holiday
PE Games x2 per week

 

Dance x2 per week

Gym x2 per week

 

Dance x2 per week

Games x2 per week

 

Athletics x2 per week

Computing You’ve Got Mail

Whatever the Weather

Code-tastic

Super Sci-Fi

Let’s Fix IT

Vehicles

Science Humans

Materials

Animals

Living Things and Their Habitats

Plants

Super science

SEAL New Beginnings

Getting On & Falling Out

Going for goals

Good to be me

Relationships

Changes

RE Hinduism

Divali & Light

Special places

Easter

Families and friends
Theme Week Diversity Week Enterprise Shine Week

Summer Curriculum

English

During this term we are going to learning about different writing genres. We are going to be writing our own diary entry’s based on a imaginary friend. We are also going continue building key writing skills that will help us with any genre of writing that we complete.

Maths

Multiplication and Divison

Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables, including recognising odd and even
numbers.

Calculate mathematical statements for multiplication and division within the multiplication tables and write them using the multiplication (x), division (÷) and equals (=) sign.

Solve problems involving multiplication and division, using materials, arrays, repeated addition, mental methods and multiplication and division facts, including problems in contexts.

Show that the multiplication of two numbers can be done in any order (commutative) and division of one number by another cannot.

Fractions

Recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3, 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity.

Write simple fractions for example, 1/2 of 6=3 and recognise the equivalence of 2/4 and 1/2

Measurement

Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels

Compare and order lengths, mass, volume/capacity and record the results using >, < and =

Recognise and use symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value

Find different combinations of coins that equal the same amounts of money

Solve simple problems in a practical context involving addition and subtraction of

money of the same unit, including giving change

Compare and sequence intervals of time

Tell and write the time to five minutes, including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these time

Know the number of minutes in an hour and the number of hours in a day.

Shape

Identify and describe the properties of 2-D shapes, including the number of sides and line symmetry in a vertical line

Identify and describe the properties of 3-D shapes, including the number of edges, vertices and faces

Identify 2-D shapes on the surface of 3-D shapes, [for example, a circle on a cylinder and a triangle on a pyramid]

Compare and sort common 2-D and 3-D shapes and everyday objects.

Science

Plants

We are going to observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into plants.

Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

IPC

Our IPC topic for the Summer term is Hooray..Lets go on holiday. Take a look below at what we will be learning in each subject this term!

Geography

Be able to use geographical terms

Be able to follow directions

Be able to describe the geographical features of the school site and other familiar places

Be able to make maps and plans of real or imaginary places, using pictures and symbols

Be able to use maps at a variety of scales to locate the position and simple geographical features of the host country and their home country

Be able to use secondary sources to obtain simple geographical information

Be able to express views on the attractive and unattractive features of an environment

History

Be able to use key words and phrases relating to the passing of time

Be able to order events and objects into a sequence

Be able to identify differences between their own lives and those of people who have lived in the past

Be able to find out about aspects of the past from a range of sources of information

Society

Know about some factors that can harm or improve their health

Know about some of the factors that can improve or endanger their safety

Art

Be able to use a variety of materials and processes

Be able to suggest ways of improving their own work

Be able to use and comment on works of art

International

Be able to respect one another’s individuality and independence

Be able to work with each other where appropriate

 

Behaviour

We will be having lots of fun collecting our class Dojo points!  We can earn Dojo points in class and around school for following the Golden Rules, making sure we are adhering to the Core Values at Mosscroft, bringing our PE kits and having the correct uniform. We can also collect a Dojo point each week for homework which we know is very important.

 

Year 2 Top Sites

Use these websites to help you:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/

https://uk.ixl.com/math/year-2

 

Our Learning in Action

In Spring term we have started our new IPC topic people of the past. For our entry point we hosted our own famous people party where we pretended be someone famous and everyone else had to guess! We really enjoyed this and are looking forward to finding out about lots of new historic people!