Year 2 2022 - 2023

Miss Wynter

Miss Bowen

Welcome to Year 2!


Adults who work here:

2W - Miss Wynter, Ms Osborne and Ms Tierney, Mme Lie

2B - Miss Bowen, Mrs Dadabhoy

Welcome to our year group page. Here you can find out what is happening in our classrooms each half term.

You can use the information below to discuss with your child what they are learning. 


This half term:

Maths:

Secure place value of 2 digit numbers.

Addition and subtraction 

Learning the 2x tables and division facts.


English: 

Talk for writing unit - Whiffy Wilson -  a lost and found story

We will also be doing a unit linked with Black History Month

Writing purpose - to describe a character using adjectives.


History:

Events beyond Living Memory. We are looking at the impact of the Manchester to Liverpool Railway.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Science:

Use of Everyday Materials. We are finding out about the uses of different materials.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Design & Technology:

Mechanisms - Wheels and Axles. We will be looking at what are different types of axle and making a moving vehicle.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Computing:

We are Route Finders. We will be using Scratch to programme a Sprite to move.


Religious Education:

Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? We will look at where and why Muslims pray and what is Eid-ul-Fitr.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


PHSE
:

Belonging to a community, Friendships and Family, Respecting ourselves and others. We are going to find out about what makes a good freind and what happens when things go wrong.


Music:

Time. We are looking pitch and beginning to play the African Drums.


P.E:

Games - We are learning all about travelling with a ball. Games is delivered by an external coach. Dance - We are looking at body shape and balance.

Both classes have outdoor games on Thursday  and dance in the hall on Tuesday . 

PE kits

Outdoor Games - trainers, black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt (track suit top and joggers if cold).

Dance and Gymnastics - black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt.

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.


Forest Schools:

We will be building an organic shelter on the 14th October 2022. Please ensure your child comes on clothes that can get muddy, sensible outdoor shoes, warm clothes if cold and a water-proof coat.


Reading books:

In class we care currently reading-

Mr Men to arrive on big screen – but will Little Misses join them? | Movies  | The Guardian  

Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and will be changed on these days: Tuesday


Homework: 

This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

Spellings will be sent out every Friday to learn for a spelling test the following Wednesday. 

Reading Eggs - click here

A video on how to use Reading Eggs/ Eggspress is here

TTRockstars – click here

 

Multiplication Speed Grid

x2 x5 x10 Times Tables

Year 2 Common Exception Words (Year 2 children need to be able to read and spell these words)

 

Please email year2@almapark.manchester.sch.uk if you have any questions.

 

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