Year 2
Year 2

YEAR 2

Welcome to the Year 2 page!

Mathematics

In mathematics this term we will be exploring measurements within this the children will be learning how to tell the time. This will include o’clock, quarter past, half past and quarter to the hour. Some children will explore telling the time to a five minute interval. In addition, the children will be exploring money – this will include recognising the values of all coins and notes; being able to create an amount using different coins and problem solve.

Literacy

In literacy we are exploring the story ‘Mrs Armitage on Wheels’. This links to our topic work of everyday materials and travel and transport. In this unit the children will explore different word classes such as adjectives and verbs, they will also create character descriptions, innovate a story and finally create their own narrative.

Topic

Our topic for this half term is ‘Travel & Transport’ in this topic we will be exploring the different modes of transports we have around the world, how these have changed over time and explore key inventors. As part of this topic, using everyday materials, we will explore which materials are best suited for different types of transport e.g. making a boat.

Religious Education

The theme of our RE this half term is ‘Salvation’ we will be exploring The Easter Story, as well as other stories from Holy Week and Easter. We will encourage the children to create questions about the text and explore these differing ideas.

SPELLINGS/HOMEWORK

Homework and spellings will be set every Friday. Homework will be due in on the following Tuesday. Spelling tests will take place on the following Thursday and will consist of ten words that have followed a sound or spelling pattern taught in the previous week.

Useful websites

www.booksfortopics.com/year-2 

Provides a useful reading list for children that are currently in year 2.

www.phonicsplay.co.uk/Phase6Menu.htm

There are two free interactive games on this website 'Planetary Plurals' and 'Pond Life Plurals' that will relate to spellings rules being taught to your child. 

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/ 

A great website that provides a range of activities covering literacy, numeracy and science. 

https://www.j2e.com/j2code/

A site all about coding, it included a number of coding platforms for logo, visual coding and many more.

KS1 SATs Presentation 31st January 2019