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Welcome to Year 2's Class Page

mail A Message to Parents 
If you would like to contact your child's teacher during this time please use these email addresses:

Miss Collins - 2c@lawrence-primary.co.uk 
Mrs Marsden - 2m@lawrence-primary.co.uk
 

 

We very much look forward to hearing from you and we will do our best to reply promptly blush 

Miss Collins, Mrs Marsden & Miss Fleet hope that you and your families are all happy and well smiley
and if not we are wishing you a very speedy recovery!


Unfortunately, a lot of us can't be in school at the moment to learn together and so, if you're feeling well enough, your teachers will be giving you different learning activities here on our class page and on 'Our Virtual Learning Space' to complete instead alongside the learning packs that you have already taken home.

 

Our Year 2 teachers are Mrs Marsden 2M and Miss Collins 2C, Miss Fleet is our teaching assistant.

 

On this page we hope to showcase many of the wonderful things that our Year 2 children are up to.

 

What we are learning in Year 2 this Half Term:

Year 2 Curriculum Intent

 

We want our Year 2 children to be open minded, independent, respectful, resilient, active, creative and forward thinking.

 

Year 2 Curriculum Implementation

Autumn

Spring

Summer

English 

Silly Billy and Operation Night Monster/Percy the Park Keeper (FICTION)

Pattern, Rhythm, Rhyme (POETRY)

All About Orangutans (NON-FICTION)

A Twist in The Tale (FICTION)

 

English 

How to Trap a Dragon.(FICTION/INSTRUCTIONS)

Does Chocolate Grow on Trees?

(NON-FICTION)

Closer Look (POETRY)

Twist in the Tale (FICTION)

Word Detectives - Spelling Investigations

 

English 

Muddles and Mishaps (FICTION)

Silly Stuff (POETRY)

What’s the most unusual Place? (NON-FICTION)

 

 

 

 

 

S.P.A.G.:

Full Stops, Question and Exclamation Marks

Introducing Nouns and Verbs, Coordinating Sentences, Introducing Capital Letters, Past and Present Tense

 

S.P.A.G.:

Suffixes , Noun Phrases, Adjectives, Compound, Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives:, Irregular past tenses

 

S.P.A.G.:

Apostrophes, Suffixes, Commas in a list, Using suffixes

 

 

 

 

 

READING:

To make prediction, ask and answer simple questions, discuss favourite lines from poem, recognise simple rhyme & rhythm, identify patterns in a poem.

ask questions as motivation for reading non-fiction.

Select and explain ideas from non-fiction to explain thinking, read non-fict. find answers to question, make predictions, discuss key fairy-story features, explore characters within a story, discuss characteristics of fairy-tale characters (good and bad)

 

 

READING:

The children will  ask and answer questions to find out more information, use a Glossary to find the explanations of words, read a variety of poems to explore imagery and the use of descriptive language and to, explore the poet’s feeling, read a variety of books from a significant author, answer questions on a text using literal retrieval and inference, read words with suffixes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

READING:

Comprehension 

To ask and answer simple questions.

To make predictions

To read a variety of poems, identifying features

To ask and answer simple questions.

To read non-fiction texts, 

To find information from a non-fiction text.

Reading Play scripts

To read information for History topic on the first flight.

 

 

 

 

 

WRITING:

Write story using a familiar setting.

Write a poem following a pattern.

 

 

 

WRITING:

Collect information for an explanation text

Draft, edit and compose their own poems and read them aloud.

Children plan and write a sustained story independently.

 

WRITING:

To write a story following work on extended stories.

To look at poems based on models and write own poem.

 

 

 

MATHEMATICS:

Number and place value

Additon and Subtraction

Properties of shape

Addition and subtraction

Word Problems

 

 

MATHEMATICS:

Recognise, find, name and write fractions, symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value, solve simple problems in a practical context involving addition and subtraction of money of the same unit, including giving change

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.

 

 

MATHEMATICS:

Describe patterns and relationships involving
numbers or shapes, make predictions and test these with examples
Recognise and use whole, half and quarter turns, both clockwise and anticlockwise; know that a right angle represents a quarter turn

Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication or division in contexts of numbers, measures or pounds and pence.

Identify and record the information or calculation needed to solve a puzzle or problem

Number - Using all 4 operations

 

 

 

PSHE:

Being me in my world

 

 

PSHE:

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

 

 

 

PSHE:

Relationships

Changing Me

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Animals: Learning about animals habitats. Linked to geography finding habitats on the globe.

 

COMPUTING:

We are game testers:
Explore how computer games work.

 

 

SCIENCE:

Keeping Healthy

Everyday use of Materials

 

 

COMPUTING:

We are Photographers

 

 

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Plants
Re-visit Animals - naming young and changes over time

 

 

COMPUTING:

We are Zoologists

 

 

 

 

 

GEOGRAPHY:

The Wonders of the World,

 

HISTORY: 

Who were the Greatest Explorers? 

 

GEOGRAPHY:

What will we see on our journey around the world?

 

HISTORY: 

How has food changed over time?

 

 

GEOGRAPHY:
Where do different animals live?

 

 

HISTORY: 

How did the First flight change the world?

 

MUSIC:

Charanga: Hands, feet, heart

 

MUSIC:

I wanna play in a band

MUSIC:

Friendship

 

 

ART: Aboriginal Art 

D.T.: Making a Bag: designing, creating and evaluating a bag

 

ART: Super Sculptures

D.T. The children will plan, design and make a healthy wrap.

D.T.:We are drink

designers

ART: Henri Rousseau

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:

Leaders and Teachers

Christmas celebrations

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:

Who was Buddha?

Why is the Torah special?

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:

Christian Rites of Passage

What do Sikhs believe?

P.E.

Personal

 

P.E.

Cognitive

Creative

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P.E.

Physical

Health and Fitness

 

 

 

SPANISH: 

Revision of colours, numbers, days of the week and months of the year.

Animals and body parts

SPANISH:

Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases
Planet names

 

SPANISH:

Recognise, respond to and use greetings in Spanish

 

Curriculum Impact in Year 2!

 

Here are some of the amazing things that we have been doing in Year 2 so far...

Mr Elliott, came into class today.  He is a Deputy Manager in Aldi Supermarket and he told us all about his job and how important  the skills of reading and writing were to his role.

  THANKS MR ELLIOT!

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