Welcome to Year 2!

Class Teacher: Mrs Prattent

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Bhogal

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These are the exciting things we will be doing this half term

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Learning Focus

Transport in the UK. We will be learning about how transport has changed over time and we will focus on the work of George Stephenson.

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Key Text

‘The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark’ by Jill Tomlinson

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Memorable Experiences / Trips

Trip to Middleton Railway – Wednesday 13th October

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Writing Opportunities

Stories based on Mrs Armitage on Wheels and Mr Gumpy. Recount our trip to Middleton Railway

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Science

Properties of Materials Children will investigate the properties of materials. The children will learn why materials are suitable for different purposes.

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Art & DT

Collage Children will learn how to make a transport collage. Moving Vehicles The children will design and make a moving vehicle.

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History & Geography

United Kingdom Children will explore the countries and capitals of the UK. Transport Children will learn about significant historical figures (George Stephenson) and find out how transport has changed over time.

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Maths

Place Value, Addition and Subtraction.

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Computing

E-safety Children will learn how to stay safe online.

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Music

Beat and Rhythm Children will develop their singing and performing skills. Our focus will be on keeping the beat and performing a simple 4 beat rhythm pattern.

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PE

Move a mile and football (Thursdays) Children will develop their endurance during move a mile. Children will learn how to control, dribble and pass a ball. Dance (Fridays) Children will learn how to transition through movements smoothly. Children will learn how to use inspiration from toys to create a dance

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Homework Task

Children will research transport around the world or bring in some research about transport.