Welcome to Year 2!
Welcome to our class! We are very excited to start our new adventure in year 2 this year we are keeping the same teacher and teaching assistants however our class teacher Miss. Lucas is now Mrs. Carroll. We also have Miss. Pearson and Miss. Mckelvery to help us.
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.
Welcome back after the Summer holiday! We can’t believe we are in the new school year and the Autumn term already. I hope everyone had a lovely time off with lots of rest and fun and are ready to come back to school ready to learn.
The Autumn term is always exciting we have lots of things to look forward to like our class trip to the transport museum, exciting learning opportunities and of course the Christmas fun and production!
Now we are in year 2 we are working hard to make sure we follow the golden rules and core values of our school as well as in our lessons following the key principals in IPC and making sure we work hard and always try our best. In May year 2 will complete SATS tests so excellent attendance and punctuality are vial in playing an important role in your child’s learning this year.
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||Stories with a familiar Setting
|Story with a fantasy setting
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication and division
Statistics and graphs
Position and direction
|IPC||From A to B||Food||Time Travellers|
|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
Super sci fi
|Whatever the weather
Lets fix it
Getting On & Falling Out
|Going for goals
Good to be me
Divali & Light
|Families and friends|
|Theme Week||Diversity Week||Enterprise Week||Shine Week|
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.
This half term we have also been given a project to complete all about our IPC topic ‘From A to B!’ Any child who brings in a project will receive a dojo, a small prize and a chance to have your work displayed as homework hero! All projects are due back into school by Monday 16th October.
Music will take place every Tuesday and will be taught by a specialist music teacher in line with the national curriculum.
PE will take place every Monday and Friday please ensure your child has their PE kit in school.
Our IPC topic for the Autumn term is ‘From A to B! We will be learning different modes of transport and explorers from the past and present. In geography we will be learning about the different continents and oceans around the world.
Take a look at what we will be covering this term:
How we travel to school
How to make maps to record our journey to school
How to create our own train journey around the host country
How we can travel to different countries
How to create our own activity holiday
About transport in the past
How to make a timeline to show when different types of transport were invented
About exploring different types of transport from myths and legends
How to create our own futurist painting to capture the speed and movement of transport
How to create a boat collage in the style of Turner and Monet
How to make a ‘vehicle’ to transport a small toy from one place to another
How to make plans for vehicles
How to test our vehicles to see how well they work
How to cross roads safely
About bicycle and road safety
About people with restricted mobility
How children around the world travel to school
We will be having lots of fun collecting our class Dojo points! For every 20 dojos we get a small prize! 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:
Our Learning in Action
Take a look at the wonderful things that we have been learning about so far this year.