Year 2 - Cedar and Lime
Welcome to year 2!
We hope you've had a lovely Summer holiday and are feeling ready to learn all about Space!
Welcome to Year Two
Teacher- Mr Fry
Teaching assistant- Mrs Howlett
Teachers Miss Leach/Mrs Rodriguez (Monday)
Teaching assistant- Miss Pearson
- Please ensure that all school uniform and PE kits are fully named
This Term's Learning
Our next topic is...
This term in year 2...
This term we will be looking at 'Look Up' By Nathan Byron, 'Man on the moon' By Simon Bartram. We will be writing our own stories, making posters, writing letters and instructions. Later on in the term we will be learning about the book 'The Christmas Crayons' by Drew Daywalt.
This term in Maths we will start off by leanring about Place value focusing on numbers within 100. We then move onto adittion and subtraction and using our place value skills to support this. Lastly, we will learn about 2D and 3D shape.
This Autumn topic is all about Space. We will learn about the Space Race and different Space explorers. We will compare these explorers to Arctic explorers. We will investigate materials in science, make moving moon buggies in DT, explore Peter Thorpes Rocket Artwork and learn about countries and continents in Geography.
Science- materials and their properties
Art- Peter Thorpe
Design and Technology- Explore, design, make and evaluate a rocket that flies.
History- comparing space explorers and arctic explorers.
PSHE- healthy lifestyles.
RE- Celebrations and Beliefs
- Cedar and Lime indoor PE is on Monday
- Cedar and Lime outdoor PE is on Tuesday
Children are expected to arrive in school PE uniform on the above PE days. Please click here for details
On Friday 15th We are having a Space day! We have Science Horizons coming into school to teach us all about the space race. Please pay via Parentpay before 11th September.
Homework Expectations In Year 2
- Reading every weekday evening
- Spelling practise 3 times a week ready for the spelling test on Friday.
- Times tables practise for a weekly test (Friday)
(The times table test will include 5 mixed questions from either the x2 table, x10 or x5 table. This may include missing number questions and division facts)
This test will be completed in the back of red spelling books.
Below are some useful times tables websites.