Welcome to Learning Lions!
We are a Year 2 Class!
Our teachers are:
Our teaching assistant is Mr Land
Our PE days are Tuesdays and Fridays
Please send your child in their PE kits on their PE days for the Spring term.
Our topics are Marvelous Me and Let's Celebrate
Inventors and Kings and Queens
In English, we will be focusing on poetry and narrative writing. George’s Marvellous Medicine is one of our lead texts as well as The Sound Collector by Roger McGough. We will be writing a shared poem including rhymes and looking at a range of poetry to learn and perform as well as writing our own narrative. We will look at the traditional tale, Three Little Pigs, as well as an alternative, Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig to inspire our writing.
In maths we will be focusing on addition and subtraction – written methods as well as multiplication and division. Fractions and Money will be a focus in Spring 2.
We will be learning all about materials; their properties and how they can change. We will predicting and planning investigations.
Art and Design
We will be studying the artist Andy Goldsworthy and looking at art made with natural materials.
We will be finding out about programmable devices and using Scratch Jnr to learn about what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions
Design and Technology
As part of our Inventors topic, we will be designing, building and evaluating using various materials to build a bridge. We will learn about how to make materials stronger.
We will be learning all about the continents and oceans. Ask your child to sing you The Continents Song!
We will be going back in time and looking at Isambard Brunel as well as
Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria. We are excited about our upcoming Kings and Queens day as well as our royal banquet.
We are going to become dancing superheroes! In dance we will be using the theme of superheroes to develop sequences of movement to create dance routines.
With Mr Wood, we will be developing our racket skills. Let’s hope the weather is kind to us!
Health and Relationships
We will be learning about diversity and tolerance as well as our responsibilities.
We will look at the similarities and differences between ourselves and others and will be respectful of these differences. We will know why it is important to show good listening and what to do if someone feels left out.
We will learn about Jewish people’s ideas about God and the creation story. We will study Shabbat and know some ways a Rabbi teaches the community about God.
We will be asking big questions about who is God to different people and different people’s beliefs?