Vine Tree Primary School

Learn, Included, Respect, Enjoy, Treated Fairly

Welcome to Year 2

Miss Johnston 

and

Mrs Beck

 

Welcome to our class page.

Take a look at what we will busy learning in Year 2.

 

General Information:

PE : Children will take part in PE on a Monday morning from 11am - 11:50am. Children should come to school on a Monday in their PE  kit and it should stay in school until Friday as they will take part in a second PE lesson on a Friday afternoon.

 

Homework : Children will be given homework on a Monday. Homework will alternate weeklyty for English and Maths. Homework should be handed back in no later than Monday of the following week giving children 1 week to complete it.

Children will also be given a weekly spelling list that they need to learn and will be tested on these the following week. 

Children are encouraged to read 3 times per week and parents need to sign reading records.

This half term our Learning Challenge is:

How is Sunny's home similar/different to where we live?

We will be having lots of fun exploring where we live in the UK and where Sunny  lives in Africa. We will locate each place on a map and learn about the seven continents and five oceans of the world. The children will also explore differences in weather, culture, food and animals and their habitats. 

English

 In English this half term we are exploring the book Meerkat Mail. We will be learning lots of new vocabulary, different sentence types and how to use adjectives, verbs and nouns in our writing.   We will write for a range of purposes including letter writing and instructions.

Maths

We will begin this half term looking at numbers to 100. We will learn about place value using practical and written methods. We will also learn how to count in steps of 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s and begin to add and subtract 2 digit numbers.