Year 2 Summer Term 2019
Class teachers: Mrs K. Sachdeva
Miss E. Corfield
Miss A. Redmond
Miss K. Ward
Teaching Assistants: Mrs H. Burrage Mrs M. Szeszko
Mrs N. Saeed
Other staff working in Year 2: Ashley from Sports Plus, Mr Vale, Miss Desai and Mrs Tsuchahashi.
For the final half term, we will continue to practice our Year 2 spelling rules with some children revising their phonics to continue to learn their sounds.We will also continue to learn simple joins and practice correct sizing and formation of our letters.
In literacy, we will write about real events and practice performing and writing poetry. We will write stories in different settings, using the descriptions, spellings and story ideas we have learned this term. We will also write non-fiction reports about mini beasts from what we have learned in science and on our trip to the Lookout Centre.
We will focus on recalling our 2, 5 and 10 table as quickly as we can as we start to use Times Table Rockstars. We will learn how to measure the mass of objects and solve word problem using this. We will measure the temperature of water to use thermometers to read scales. We will also continue to practice telling the time to 5 minutes in class.
This half term we focus on our science topic called “From A to B”. Children will learn about different types of transport around the world and improve their map skills. We will also look at where our food comes from and how we can improve dishes to make them healthier. We will design our own vehicles, making and axel to support its movement.
This half term, we will learn about some key figures and leaders from different religions.
This half term, we will be using our voices and other instruments to explore how we can show Travel.
This half term the children will be practising games and athletics to get ready for sports day.
Please make sure the children have the correct kit for these sessions and that all items are named. Long hair should be tied back. In line with our school uniform policy, the only earrings permitted are small plain studs. Children will be asked to remove all other earrings
Kingfisher Monday and Wednesday
Swan Tuesday and Wednesday
Seagull Wednesday and Friday.
Please continue to use Bug Club and Mathletics for online activities to support learning across the curriculum. Please make sure that your child is reading the books in their book bag regularly. These are changed every week by their reading teacher.