Maths: we are moving on to complex partitioning.
English: we are writing a setting description based on ' The Bee Movie '.
Topic: we are investigating a bee life cycle !
Maths: we will be revisiting number bonds, looking at bonds to and within 20.
English: we are continuing our 2 week narrative on Never tickle a tiger!
Topic: we will be finding out some interesting facts about butterflies and looking at what makes habitats suitable for different mini beasts...!
Maths: We will be learning about position and direction - focusing on 1/4, 1/2/ 3/4 and full turns. We will also be finding out the difference between clockwise and anti-clockwise.
English: In English, we'll start a two week narrative based on the story 'Never tickle a tarantula'.
Topic: We will be finding out how different mini beasts survive!
Sports Day : Wednesday 12th June
Maths: We are continuing with measurements, looking at weight, length and capacity.
English: We will be writing flower fact files.
Topic: We will be creating some flower art and completing a flower hunt!
Maths- we will be moving on to our measurements unit.
English: we are writing a persuasive letter about the importance of having flowers around Pleasley.
Topic: we'll be investigating how plants pollinate and will also be creating some flower art!
Maths - we will continue using formal subtraction methods and using these methods to solve word problems and inverse calculations.
English - we're continuing our 2 week Jack and the beanstalk narrative.
Topic - we'll be finding out about the different parts of a plant and also checking up on our seeds from week 1!
Maths: We will start to use a formal method for subtracting 2 two-digit numbers.
English: We are starting a 2 week unit on Jack and the beanstalk!
Topic: we are comparing plants from around the world and going on a flower hunt!
Maths: We'll be moving on to 2D and 3D shapes.
English: In English, we are writing instructions for planting seeds
Topic: We'll be setting up our science investigation : can seeds grow anywhere?
Maths: we're moving on to finding fractions of a number!
English: we will be retelling the story of George's Marvellous Medicine through a diary entry.
Topic: We will be creating clay faces of characters from Alice in Wonderland.
Friday 29th March - trip day! Please ensure all letters have been handed in.
Children will need a waterproof coat and sensible walking shoes.
Maths - we will be moving on to fractions, looking at fractions of a shape.
English: we will be writing an information text about keeping safe around medicine!
Topic: we will be creating some sketches and also looking at different food from around the world!
Maths - we will continue with division, and start to problem solve with division problems.
English - we are creating our own potions and writing a recipe!
Topic - we will be creating pointillism hands and investigating capacity.
Maths - we will start looking at division, relating it to multiplication facts.
English - we will be writing a seeting description for The Mad Hatter's tea party!
Topic - as well as creating food art, based on Karl Warner, we will be observing what happens to food when we melt it!
Maths - we will finish our coins unit, looking at problem solving with money.
English - we are writing riddles about The Colour Monster!
Topic - in topic, we'll be investing what happens to materials when we add water!
Maths: We will be looking at the value of different coins and start adding coins up.
English: In English, we'll be writing our perfect polished pieces and writing a postcard to a famous pirate!
Topic: We'll be exploring the oceans and investigating how ice melts to reveal some secret treasure...
Maths: We'll be solving problems involving multiplication.
English: We are going to be writing a poem about a storm at sea!
Topic: As well as an e-safety refresher, children will be finding out how people stay safe at sea and also learning how to give directions using compass point...
Maths: Following on from repeated addition, we'll be looking at working out multiplication sentences using mental methods.
English: We will continue our original narratives based on The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch.
Topic: We'll be making block work art of pirate ships and learning about a famous lighthouse keeper!
Maths: We will start looking at the link between repeated addition and multiplication.
2 + 2 + 2 + 2 = 8
4 groups of 2 = 8
4 x 2 = 8
English: In English, we'll be reading The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch and start writing our own narrative!
Topic: We will be making our own lighthouses . We will also be looking at similarities and differences between UK and other countries around the world!
Maths: We will begin to look at the relationship between multiplication and repeated addition.
English: We are reading 'The Pirates Next Door' and will be writing a description on a character from the book.
Topic: We'll be using our observational skills to draw a detailed pirate boat and we'll be going on a real pirate adventure with PartTake Theatre company!
Tuesday PM - PartTake theatre company visit for Y2
7.1.19 HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Maths: We'll be telling the time with analogue clocks. In Year 2, children are expected to tell the time at: o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to the hour.
English: To help some pirate friends, we'll be creating a potion and writing a recipe!
Topic: We'll be making moving ship mechanisms and exploring the oceans of the world
Pirate party: Wednesday 9th January. Children are invited to come in to school in costume or own red/white or black clothes!
** Thursday 6th December - Our Christmas Nativity**
** 2pm and 4pm **
Maths: We'll be moving on to subtraction through concrete and pictorial representations.
English: We will be writing an advert to sell a house!
Topic: In topic, we'll be looking at ways to help keep our community clean and we'll also be taking a walk and observing the amount of traffic in our local area.
Maths: We are solving addition problems using column method.
English: In English, Year 2 will continue to make up their 'A Walk In Pleasley' narratives. We'll also be writing a letter to the council...!
Topic: In topic, we'll be creating some artwork based around Pleasley Pit.
Maths: We are moving on to adding two two-digit numbers using a formal method. Children are expected to exchange ones for tens through exchanging.
English: As well as writing a perfect polished piece for the Jolly Postman, we'll be moving on to 'A Walk In London' book and adapting it to write our very own 'A Walk In Pleasley' narrative !
Topic: In topic we'll be visiting our local area (Monday 19th) to look at the features and making a tally chart. With the data that we collect, we will make graphs on Excel.
Maths: We'll be moving on to adding two digit numbers using a column method.
English: In English, we're writing instructions for a Jolly Postman!
Topic: We'll be looking at the difference between human and physical features in our local area.
Maths: we'll continue with our number bonds work, looking at our bonds to 20.
English: This week we are going to be writing a description of an old photograph taken in Mansfield.
Topic: We're going to take a walk around Pleasley and spot some human features!
Maths: We are continuing with our number bond recall!
English: We'll be writing our perfect polished pieces
Topic: In topic we're making helmets, completing our model castles and hosting a class museum!
We hope to see you there :)
Tuesday 23rd October - 2.30-3.00
Maths: We're going to start a unit on number bonds to 10, 20 and 100.
English: We are continuing writing information pages .
Topic: We'll finish our castle models ready for our museum!
Maths: We'll be ordering numbers to 100 and representing numbers on a number line.
English: We're going to write an information page on the features of a castle...look out for our information pages at our class museum!
Topic: In topic, we're going to start painting our model castles and we'll be learning about an important person from the past that created some famous structures.
Maths: we will be continuing our unit on comparing numbers up to 100.
English: We're reading Billy Goat Gruff and writing a letter of complaint to the goats!
Topic: In topic, we will be going on a local walk around Pleasley, researching the different jobs in a castle and carrying on making our 3D model castles.
Maths: We will be moving on to comparing and ordering numbers. We'll be looking at using greater than and less than signs > <
English: We'll be reading The Tunnel and writing a setting description.
Topic: As well as our local walk around Pleasley, we'll be researching about tunneling animals.
Maths: We're continuing with place value and partitioning two digit numbers.
English: We will be writing our recount about Bolsover Castle.
Topic: We're going on a visit to BOLSOVER CASTLE! We'll be exploring traditional features of a castle...
Maths: We will be starting with looking at the place value of numbers up to 100.
English: In English, we are going to retell the traditional tale, Rapunzel!
Topic: We will research the protective features of castles, look back at castles through time and start to design our own castle models!