Ebor Gardens Primary Academy

Year 2

Curriculum Information – Spring Term 1

English

Our focus for English this half-term will be story writing, sequencing events and re-writing our own story based on a super hero. We will be looking at the book ‘Traction man meets Turbo Dog’ which links to our topic of push me pull you.

Maths

Over the next half-term, the children will be learning about capacity, place value and nets of shapes. It is important that children continue to learn their 2, 5 and 10x tables and are able to recall them quickly.

Topic

This half-term, our topic is ‘Push me pull you’.  During this topic, we will be learning about forces focusing on pushing and pulling. We will be exploring different ways on how this can be done and how the effects it can have.

R.E.

In RE our focus will be ‘How Muslims worship’.

Continuing reading – It is essential that children in Year 2 continue to read at home regularly and their planner is signed. Reading books should be taken home from school and changed on a regular basis.

P.S.H.E.

During this half term, year 2 will be looking at dreams and goals.  We will learn how to set achievable goals both personal and academic.

P.E.

Year 2 will have indoor PE on a Thursday.

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.

Important Dates/Events

Friday 18th January – INSET Day (School closed to children)

Friday 15th February – school closes for February half term

Monday 25th February – School re-opens for Spring 2.

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.

Year 4 Learning Support

Miss Z Cardiss & Mrs S Chamberlain.

Year 2 Teachers

Miss L Burley & Miss H Walton.