Year 2: Mrs Li & Miss Garnett

Hello and welcome to Year 2!

We hope you find the information on this page useful.

Spellings & Times-tables: tested on Fridays
Homework: Please do some or all of the tasks each half-term
PE Day: Mondays & Fridays (please come to school in PE kit)
Times-Tables: Log-on to ttrs.com and try to do 5 or 10 minutes often.

Remember to read several times a week and record in diaries.

English

This term we will take you to
THE PLACE WHERE
DRAGONS BELONG!

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Author

Helen Ward

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Maths

This half term we will continue to regularly reactivate our learning from Autumn and Spring term through opportunities to practice addition and subtraction strategies, reason about place value and recall number facts. Our new learning will focus on money then lead into learning about shape.

Recognising Coins

Mathematician

Counting Money

Selecting Money

Making The Same Amount

Find The Total

Find The Difference

Find Change

Two-Step Problems

 

Science

Click on each video to learn more about our science topic at home.

Classifying Materials

Characteristics of Materials

Testing Material Strengths

Scientist

 

Topic

Through our topic sessions we will investigate:

The place where dragons belong and ask the question - are all dragons troublesome?

We will explore the human and physical.

Historian

 

Knowledge Organisers

Click a coloured button to access key facts, words and more!

Science

Topic

Design Tech

Art

Computing

Music

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Word Aware

To help new words stick in your long-term memory, use the Word Aware rap.

Choose a word from your weekly spelling list, and join in with the rap.

Think about...

What does it start with?
How many syllables does it have?
What does it rhyme with?
Can you put it in a sentence?

Share new words with your class.

Learning Powers

Every week we celebrate our learning powers and pupils across the school are awarded one of the following awesome mascots for a week.

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Respectful

"I'm Lovely Ladybird. I treat people with respect."

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Resourceful

"I'm Busy Bee, resourceful, that's me! Hee hee!"

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Resilient

"I'm Groovy Grasshopper. I never give up."

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Reciprocal

"I'm Approachable Ant. My gift is reciprocity."

Reflective

"I'm Beautiful Butterfly. I reflect on what I do!"

Risk-Taking

"I'm Smart Snail. I take risks with my learning."

Responsible

"I'm Safe Spider. I'm always safe in school, at home, and on the world wide web - I'm e-safe."

Useful Basic Skills for Year 1 and beyond...

Click on any of the topic videos below to watch some useful revision of basic skills needed in Maths.

Represent numbers to 100

10s and 1s using addition

Numbers to 1000

Numbers to 1000 (PVG)

100s, 10s and 1s (part 2)

Number line to 100

Find 1,10,100 more or less

Compare objects

Ordering numbers

Count in 50s

Hundreds

100s, 10s and 1s (part 1)

Number line to 1000

Compare numbers

"These videos will help you ;)"