This half term in reading sessions, we will be practising their ability to retrieve information from texts, use evidence to draw inferences about characters and use evidence to support their responses to questions. We will be looking at the following books this half term.
|In Spring 1, our first Talk for Writing text is ‘The Magic Shell’. The children will continue to practice key grammatical features including capital letters, full stops and the conjunctions ‘but’ and ‘so’. The children will be writing in the past tense. Later in the term, they will have a focus on non-fiction writing. We will use our science topic about life cycles to write a non-chronological report.|
|Maths||This year we will be focusing on learning the 2, 5, and 10 times tables with the children. We will be learning and applying the rolling numbers which can be found on the website on the following link: https://www.stmichaelsprimary.bournemouth.sch.uk/learning-multiplication-tables-1/|
|Number – Multiplication and Division||Statistics||Geometry – Properties of Shape|
|Science||Our topic for this term will be biology, learning about animals including humans. By the end of the topic, children will be able to:|
Christianity and God
Indoor – Gymnastics
Outdoor – Striking and Fielding
|Geography||This half term, we will begin by reviewing the human and physical features of the UK, which was covered in Year One. We will then expand out to the rest of the world, exploring physical features like mountains, rivers, deserts and human ones like major towns and cities. |
By the end of our unit the children should be able to:
|Design and Technology||This half term, children will produce playground equipment for their local area or school.|
By the end of this unit of work, the children will be able to:
Our big question for our PSHE sessions is:
We will also study how we can keep our local beaches clean, thinking about the changes that we can make in our lives.
|Music||This half term the children are going to get the exciting opportunity to learn the recorder.|
We will listen to a range of songs, learn to hold the recorder correctly and begin to play notes.
|Computing||In Online Safety lessons this term, Y2 will discuss how to keep information secure when online. In programming, they will use ‘Scratch Junior’ to create their own quizzes.|