Year 2

Welcome Woodland Class Children and Parents!

 

We hope you had an enjoyable and relaxing summer. We had a lovely holiday and feel refreshed and ready for the year ahead! Here is a brief description of the curriculum areas we shall be covering this half term. The topic is called ‘G’day Mate!’

 

Literacy: Phonics, spelling and vocabulary, grammar and punctuation, comprehension and composition.

 

Text

Fiction: Stories with familiar settings The Gruffalo, Stickman

Non-fiction: Postcards and letters

 

Numeracy: Properties of numbers and number sequences, place value and ordering, understanding + and -, mental calculations and real life problems.

 

Science: Changing Materials/Everyday Materials

 

History/Geography: Australia

 

Art/DT: Australian Art, Autumn Art

 

Music: ‘Rain, Rain Go Away’ –Exploring timbre, tempo and dynamics. Harvest and topic Songs.

 

P.E: Games, Gym and Fitness

 

I.C.T: Word processing skills-changing font size, colour, using bold, italic and underline.

 

R.E: Celebrations and Harvest Festival

 

P.S.H.E and Citizenship: My Class, My School

 

We have attached a copy of the timetable we will be following in Woodland Class. Obviously being a school it is subject to change! As you will see our PE days are Wednesday and Friday. However please ensure that children have their PE kit with them every day.

 

We are really looking forward to getting to know you and your child over the next couple of weeks. If you would like any further information on our topics or anything else, please come in and see us.

 

Kind Regards     

 

Laura Phillips and Josie Stewart

 


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