08

Sep

14

Year 2 Autumn term 1

OUR WONDERFUL WORLD

earth

MATHS

We will be flexibly using the Abacus Maths Scheme focusing on Number and Place Value, Mental addition and subtraction, Mental multiplication and division, geometry: properties of shapes, statistics; measurement.

ENGLISH

We will be looking at narrative (stories) and comparing texts and authors. Children will have the opportunity to explore different genre (different narrative types).

SCIENCE

Our focus topic will be plants. We will be learning the terms deciduous and evergreen and exploring examples in the local environment. Children will gain an understanding of how to classify plants by their features.

Our first trip is to the cemetery on Nelson Road! There are lots of trees there and a variety of plants.

TOPIC

This half-term we have a geographical focus, looking at the continents, oceans and the seasons.

ART/DT

The children will be working to improve their painting and drawing skills. They will be painting water-colours and collaging with seeds.

ICT

This half-term we will be looking at e-safety and publishing.