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Year 2 Class Staffing

 

Miss Gilbert

Supported by Mrs Frederick and Mrs Wardle

 

Class Saint

 

St Francis of Assisi 4th October - The Patron Saint of ecologists

Year 2 chose St Francis while thinking about vocations.

He was a kind and caring man who cared for God’s creatures.

We are learning about animals and their habitats in Year 2 as well as looking at vocations.

 

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Science Topic

 

Our big question in science this half term is 'What is our school made from?'

We will be carrying out investigations to look at everyday materials and their uses, including their properties and discussing suitability.

 

History or Geography Topic

 

This half term we are looking at geography and the big question – ‘Who lives in a place like this?’

We will look at our local area and identify key areas of physical and human geography.

 

ART/D&T Topic

 

‘What is environmental art?’ We will be exploring the work of Andy Goldsworthy as we learn all about secondary colours and developing sketching skills. 

 

 

Class Texts

Autumn 1 who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book? Lauren Child

‘Who’s afraid of the big, bad book?’ This is all about fairy tales but not as you’ve seen them before!

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Homework/Reading Expectations

 

Children should read at least 3x a week with an adult.

Daily Maths and English will be given out each week.

One piece of additional homework to support the wider curriculum will be given out on a Monday and returned for Thursday.

 

Particular focus for this term

We will be revising and securing phase 3 and 4 in phonics this half term and working on out 10x tables

 

 

 

P.E./Swimming – day & kit required

 

PE will be on a Monday

They will need indoor PE kits – white t-shirt, blue shorts and pumps to be in school each week.

Class Diary- trips, assemblies etc.

 

 

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