Year 2 LB & LS

Topic Overview Spring 1 Newsletter Term: Spring 1
Topic: Superheros

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.

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

Our new topic is called 'Winter Babies'. During this topic we will be using our research skills to write a non-chronological report about Polar Bears and Puffins. In Maths we will be looking at real life situations using money and applying our understanding of addition and subtraction.

In Science we will learning all about life cycles of animals and their habitats. For our educational visit we will be visiting The Chill Factor, where we will get to experience freezing conditions and travel in style on a toboggan.

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

Welcome to Year 2. We are looking forward to an exciting year ahead. We have lots of fabulous education visits planned which will help to expand the children's learning even further. We will be looking at lots of exciting topics including Superheroes, Knights and Castles and Back to Nature.

Our topic for this half term is 'The Selfish Giant'. During our topic we will be focusing on this story. We will be researching all about how plants grow and their life cycle. We will also be looking at researching about significant people from Stoke-on-Trent such as Robbie Williams. In Art and Design we will be designing and making our own castles.

In English we will be writing our own version of 'The Selfish Giant,' and writing instructions on how to plant a flower using lots of different language.

During our Maths lessons we will be focussing on place value as well as addition and subtraction. We will be looking at different methods that we can use to add and subtract.

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