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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Teaching team

The teaching team in Year 2 is Mrs Smith and Mrs Chappell.

To promote a love of reading and to inspire their writing, Year 2’s class author is Dick King Smith. Throughout the year, they will have the opportunity to read a range of his books including: The Sheep-pig, The Queen’s Nose, The Hodgeheg and Horse Pie.

        

http://www.dickkingsmith.com/

We encourage the children to read a wide range of texts including classics such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter.

Our learning this term

In science this term Year 2 will be learning about materials. We will use our science knowledge to explain why some materials are more suitable than others when looking at different objects and we will investigate the best materials to use for a raincoat.
In history, Year 2 will be learning about Amy Johnson and what made her a significant individual in British history. We will order the significant events that happened during Amy Johnson’s flight to Australia and place them on a timeline.
When exploring maps of Australia, Year 2 will be following and giving direction to navigate routes on a map and we will also be devising our own simple map of Australia by plotting landmarks and cities. Building on from our knowledge of our local area, we will compare Rugby to an area of Australia.
In design and technology, we will be designing and making our own model bi-plane.
This term we will be learning about esafety and we will write simple algorithms to give instructions.  
To find out more about what we are learning this term please view our long term plan.

To view our current learning for this term please follow the link to our photo albumn on facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/Riverside-Academy-184562805218099/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1030815253926179&ref=page_internal

  1. Year 2 long term plan