Welcome to Year 2
Library - Monday for all classes
PE - Outdoor Monday for all classes
Indoor Wednesday (Woodpeckers) and Friday (Blackbirds and Starlings)
Rise and Read - Tuesday and Thursday
All Creatures Great and Small
This term we will look at a wide variety of stories and non-fiction texts linked to animals and mini beasts including the story of ‘James and the Giant Peach’. As part of our science learning, we will be finding out about animals and their habitats. We will also look at endangered animals and find out what we can do to help. There will also be lots of art and DT activities happening throughout the term, including making our own animal hand puppets as well as clay mini beast sculptures.
Digging for Dinosaurs
Our topic during Spring Term is ‘Digging for Dinosaurs’. Over the term we will look at a wide variety of stories and non-fiction texts linked to dinosaurs including Harry and the Dinosaur series by Ian Whybrow. As part of our science learning, we will be learning all about humans and our survival needs. We will be deepening our understanding of hygiene and healthy eating including eating the right amount of different foods and taking part in exercise. In geography, we will be learning all about our local area and comparing it to another area of the UK. There will also be lots of art and DT activities happening throughout the term, including making our own dinosaur model and egg. We will be digging for fossils and may even encounter as T-Rex along the way...
Calling all Heroes...
As part of our topic we will be finding out about and thinking about the heroes in our lives. We will be discussing the qualities that we believe a hero needs, identifying our own qualities and also finding out about the role of many workers involved with the emergency services and our local community. As part of our English lessons we will be exploring different hero related texts to write our own hero inspired stories.