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Welcome to Summer

In Year 2

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This half term, we will be learning all about Animals.

We will be reading James and the Giant Peach and using this story to write character descriptions, newspaper articles and diary entries. We will also be creating our own non-chronological reports based on various animals.
In our topic lessons, we will be looking at maps to locate different habitats around the world such as rainforests, deserts, oceans and polar regions.

Some of the upcoming events and activities this term: 

  • A trip to Woburn Safari Park
  • A Parks Trust Walk
  • An Endangered Animals bake sale
  • Making minibeast clay sculptures
  • Using our sewing skills to create an animal hand puppet

Welcome to Spring in Year 2!

 

During the Spring term we will be learning all about 

 

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This half term, we will be learning all about Dinosaurs. We will be reading Harry and the Bucketful of dinosaurs, acting it out using puppets and writing a retelling of the story. We will also be creating our own adventure for Harry to take his dinosaurs on. In our topic lessons, we will be using timelines to find out how long ago dinosaurs lived and when they became extinct. We will be finding out exciting facts about specific dinosaurs and writing non-chronological reports about our chosen dinosaur. 

Some of the upcoming events and activities this term: 

  • Visit from Tom a Paleontologist from the OU who will be bringing us fossils to explore
  • Making salt dough fossils
  • Designing and making models of dinosaurs using junk modelling materials
  • Pretending to be paleontologists by excavating fossils (chocolate chips) from cookies
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