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We are in Year 2 and we love it!
 
 PIRATES
BRIGHTS SPARKS
CHRISTMAS
MATERIALS
 TRADITIONAL STORIES
 RECORDER CLUB

STAR OF THE WEEK

SPORTS CLUB

NEWS

 

 
 
 

 
 

    RE

 

 

 

• Chosen People-Exploring how we are all important to God, and have special talents. Links to Olympics and Paralympics. Stories of Abraham, Moses, and Daniel.  Mysteries-The Trinity-God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.

• Come and Join the Celebrations-The Good News.  The Nativity.   Christmas Celebrations.  Values of the month: September-Justice; October-Love; November-Tolerance; December-Peace.

   English

Read, Write, Inc. Phonics Programme.  Building sentences orally, and writing sentences with full stops and capital letters.  Question marks and exclamation marks. Talk for Writing-developing vocabulary and clear sentences orally as an aid to writing. Improving fluency at reading and answering questions about what we have read.  Handwriting-improving accuracy of single letters.

  Maths

 

Counting on/back from any number to 100. Identifying odd and even numbers. Extend number sequences.  Counting in 1’s, 2s, 5s and 10’s.  Addition subtraction-written and mental methods. Know numbers facts to 20 e.g. all numbers to 20.  Know doubles up to and beyond 10.  Know o’clock and half past on an analogue and digital clock. Name & describe the properties of simple 2d and 3d shapes.

  Science

 

Forces- What is a force?  What can a force do?  Identifying pushes and pulls.

Sound-Loud and quiet sounds.

  Design

Technology

Design and make a perch for a parrot.

Information

Technology

Developing keyboard skills.

  History

 

Traditions of Christmas.

 Geography

 

Exploring a treasure island for a pirate.  Looking at geographical language-island, coast, bay, forest etc. Map co-ordinates.  Treasure Hunt-learning and using geographical language.

    Art

 

Drawing using crayons, pastels and charcoal.  Painting using large and small brushes, and colour mixing. Printing repeating patterns.  Collage, including wax resists, tie-dyeing and fabric crayons.  3d art-clay and junk materials.

   Music

 

Long and short rhythms. Loud/quiet using a variety of musical instruments.

Learning hymns for Class Mass.  Learning pirate songs. Songs for the Nativity.

    P.E.

 

Dance – simple sequences individually and in pairs.

Gymnastics – movement using apparatus, walking, running, rolling – good gymnastic stance.

Games-developing ball skills and playing ball games.

 

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