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Year 2 will be looking at a range of areas this term in preparation for their SATs tests. 

 

Maths

  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Fractions
  • Money

Topics

Scented Garden.
The Scented Garden is a science based topic involving growing plants. We invite Lush in as part of this topic is around exploring our senses.

In Science the children will be learning about plants, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  •         To observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.
  •         To find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

 In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • To use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.

In DT, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  •         To generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology.
  •         To select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing].
  •         To evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria.

In Art, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:

  •  To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

 In Geography, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:

  •         To use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key.

In Music, the children will:

  •         Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
  •        Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.
  •        Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.

Beach Combers.

This has a geography and history focus as we explore the coast in the past and present. We hope to go on a trip to the seaside as part of this topic.


PSHE

In PSHE, the children will:

  •        Identify the different members of my family, understand my relationship with each of them and know why it is important to share and cooperate.
  •        Understand that there are lots of forms of physical contact within a family and that some of this is acceptable and some is not.
  •        Identify some of the things that cause conflict with my friends.
  •        Understand that sometimes it is good to keep a secret and sometimes it is not good to keep a secret.
  •        Recognise and appreciate people who can help me in my family, my school and my community.
  •        Express my appreciation for the people in my special relationships.

PE

In PE lessons, the children will be doing Kick Rounders, covering master basic movements including running as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities. In addition, the children will participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.


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