Year 2

Topic Overview Spring 1 Newsletter Term: Spring 1
Topic: The Selfish Giant

Our topic for this half term is 'The Selfish Giant'. We will be designing and making our own castles. The role play area will be transformed into a Potting Shed and in there the children will have the opportunity to plant seeds and grow plants. They will also be learning all about important people from their local area. The children will also be writing their own version of 'The Selfish Giant' and we will be focusing on using lots of descriptive language for their amazing stories.

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: Winter Babies

Our topic this half term is Winter Babies. We are going to be learning all about winter animals and writing a non-chronological report about them. We will also be writing our own stories based on 'The Little Polar Bear and the Big Balloon.' The children are going to be learning about what animal need to survive. We will be making Polar Bears that move as well as comparing different locations around the world.

Our roleplay has been transformed into an Igloo. Inside the children can find out all about different winter babies and can complete a variety of exciting activities.

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: Superheroes

This half term our topic is Superheroes. We are going to be learning all about fictional Superheroes as well as Real Life Superheroes. We will be describing Superheroes and their costumes.

The children will also be working on designing their own Superhero gadget. We will be looking at important real life Superheroes such as Florence Nightingale. In English we will be writing a detailed narrative based on the story of Traction Man is Here!

Our role-play has been transformed into a Superhero Den in which the children can create their own Superhero and dress up as their favourite hero.

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