Ebor Gardens Primary Academy

Year 2

Curriculum Information – Spring Term 2020

English

This half term we will be exploring fairy tales. We will be writing some of our favourite tales such as Little Red Riding Hood, Jack in the Beanstalk and The Enormous Turnip. We will be focusing a lot this half term on making sure we are using a range of punctuation, conjunctions, time connectives and adjectives.

Maths

Over the next half-term, the children will be learning about multiplication and division. The children will explore repeated addition and then link this to multiplication calculations. The children will use arrays to support their finding of the answers.

The class will be learning some Key Recall facts over the half term. They will recognise and identify the place value of a 2- digit number, adding two 2 digit numbers, subtracting 2 digit numbers, recall multiplication facts for 5x and 10x and 3x tables and double numbers to 20.

Topic (Science)

This half-term, our topic is ‘Body Explorers’. The class will be exploring their 5 senses. We will also be investigating and finding out why we need a skeleton.

R.E.

This half term the class will be finding out about different faiths and finding out how people pray.

P.S.H.E.

During this half term, Year 2 will look at Dreams and Goals.

P.E.

2HW and 2LB have Indoor PE on Wednesday.

If your children wear small studs for school, please ensure they are removed before school on PE days. PE kit must be in school on these days.

Homework

Homework will be sent out on a Monday to be returned by the following Monday.

Continuing reading – It is vital that children in Year 2 continue to read at home regularly. The pupil planner should be filled in daily. Thank you to all the children and parents who are reading every day!

Important Dates/Events

Wb 13th January 2020 – All After school clubs start

7th February 2020  – Training Day – School closed to pupils

11th February 2020 – Learning in Action Yrs R, 2, 4, 6

12th February 2020 – Learning in Action Yrs 1, 3, 5

13th February 2020 – Parent Coffee Morning 9 -10am

14th February 2020 – School closes for Half term.

What do we need?

If you have any queries, with regard to your children’s learning or well-being, do not hesitate to speak to a member of the Year 2 team.

Mrs Chamberlaine, Mrs Lowe & Mrs Said-Gool.

Year 2 Learning Support

Miss H Walton & Miss L Burley

Year 2 Teachers