Curriculum

What Your Year 2 children will need each day

Item Day /s Details
PE kit needed everyday Include shorts, t-shirt, jumper, pumps or trainers,trousers and a jumper in a bag named (not a carrier bag)
Dinner money Monday cheques payable to Education Catering
Book bags everyday only books to be carried in them
After school club everyday apart from the last day before a holiday To be booked in advance, phone school for details
Reading everyday Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day.
Drop in sessions Wednesday 9.10-9.25am Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.
Swimming Kit Wednesday Your child will be informed when they need their swim kit. They need a bag for their kit, a towel, long hair tied back, no jewellery. Girls need a one piece costume. Boys need short trunks. 

Topics to be covered this term

Maths

 

Fractions of numbers

Division

Measuring – mass g kg

Problem solving – including money

Estimation

Odd and even

Time

Temperature

Capacity

Data – bar charts, tally charts

 

English

 

Handa’s Surprise

Poetry – riddle animals

Letters

Book reviews

Non Chronological reports

Diaries

 

Topic

Science

Healthy Eating

Grouping and Classifying animals

Food chains

 

Geography

Local History

Using a map

Comparing Birmingham and Mombasa

Researching

 

 

Homework- To be set and returned every Wednesday (1 maths activity and 1 reading activity)

Spelling test and new spellings to learn every Monday

Ways to support your child and their class

Letter combinations and sight words,

Time- telling the time, days, months, seasons.

Spelling practise each week

Grammar – using punctuation

Use sumdog.com to play maths games

Research on topics

Reading with them and sharing stories, discussing stories and ask questions about books read. 10-15 mins a day

Quick fire mental maths questions on  number bonds

Times tables – 2, 5 and 10 then 3 others, children recalling them quickly

Problem solving in maths, take them to the library, take them swimming

Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to places of interest like museums, country parks etc.

Take them shopping so they can use money, telling the time

To view further information about what children are expected to learn by the end of Year 2 please click here.

Please bear in mind these are generalisations for children of this age,  some will be working towards them and some may have exceeded them by the end of the year.

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