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Blue Class - Year 2

Autumn 1 2022

Welcome to Blue Class.

Blue Class Timetable

Blue Class Autumn Newsletter

Autumn 2

Knowledge organisers for Autumn 2.

In Science this half term, we will be learning about the uses of everyday materials, in Geography we will begin to learn about the continents and ocean in the world and in RE we are going to be learning about Christianity and why Jesus was given the name 'saviour'. 

Science - Uses of Everyday Materials

Geography - Continents and Oceans

RE - Why was Jesus given the name ‘saviour’?

In English, this half term the children will be looking at a range of books with rhyming words and poems. The children have started to look at a range books by the author Julia Donaldson and they have learnt that words which rhyme don't always have the same spelling. They have looked at book called 'The Gruffalo' and the noun phrases used to describe the main character. They have learnt how to write noun phrases and expanded noun phrases to describe their own woodland creature.  

     

In Art, the children have started to learn about the artist called Henri Matisse and his piece of artwork called 'The Snail'. The children have learnt about primary and secondary colours and they have started to create their own snail using torn pieces of paper in a spiral pattern.
                          

In Geography, the children have recapped their knowledge of the four countries and capital cities in the UK. They have started to build on this knowledge and learn about the seven continents and the five oceans of the world.

In Maths, the children have been learning to add 10 and subtract 10 from any given number up to 100, subtract across and from a ten and add across and not across ten. The children have been using a range of resources like bead strings, base ten, 100squares, number lines and numicon.

Autumn 1

Knowledge Organisers for Autumn 1.

Science

History

RE

This half term the theme is 'Amazing Me! Amazing You!'

In Science, the children have started learning about animals and their offspring, identifying offspring that looks the same as the adult and offspring that looks different. They have started to think about what animals including humans need to survive.

In RE, they have started a unit of work on Judaism and they have been learning about what it is like to repent, how they can tell if somebody is sorry and how Rosh Hashanah is celebrated. They tried eating apples with honey which is a tradition at Rosh Hashanah. They have listened to the story 'The Hardest Word' and how a bird called Ziz had to learn how to say sorry for his mistakes. At Yom Kippur, Jewish people have the chance to put things right before asking for God's forgiveness. 

               

        

In English, the children have looked at a books called 'The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse' and 'The Elves and the Shoemaker.' They have been learning to identify nouns, proper nouns, adjectives, the problem in the story and the resolution, verbs and adverbs and to write their own noun phrases to use in their final piece of writing. 

                  

In Art, the children have been learning that expressive marks can be made in response to music and adjectives such as thick, thin, wavy and bumpy. The children then listened to a story called 'The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark' and used their imagination to make expressive marks for main character called Plop.

  

     

In Maths, the children have been embedding their knowledge of numbers to 20, learning to partition numbers to 100, thinking about the tens and ones and the different resources which could be used to show this. They have started using the language partition, part, whole, tens, ones, numerals, base ten and ten frames.

In History, the children have been learning that a timeline shows events in chronological order and they have been learning that Florence Nightingale is a significant historical figure.

                   

In Science, the children have been learning what animals including humans need to survive and the importance of exercise and eating a balanced and healthy diet. The children created posters to inform others of what animals and humans need to survive and they created their own healthy meal with foods from each of the food groups.

Miss Jackson - Class Teacher

Summer Term 2, 2022

Welcome to Orwell Class.

Please find more information about our Year 2 class below.

Mrs Robinson - Class Teacher

Orwell Class Timetable

Design Technology

In DT the children have designed and made animal finger puppets out of felt. They learned how to sew using a running stitch to join two pieces of felt together then decorated their finger puppets by carefully following their plan. Can you guess which animals they are?

Summer Term 1, 2022

RE

This week (week 1), the children made Ngara crosses as part of their RE lesson learning about and exploring symbols of Jesus' death and resurrection. Ngara crosses were created in a school in north-west Tanzania at Ngara Anglican Primary School. The Ngara pupils studied crosses made, in Andy Goldsworthy style, by KS2 pupils in a school in Ipswich. Since then, this has become part of the Year 2  RE curriculum. 

The children in Orwell Class enjoyed collecting natural objects found in our local environment and then worked collaboratively to create their own Ngara crosses.

 

Spring Term 2022

Our whole school focus for the Spring term is 'Our Changing World'. In Year 2 we have linked this to our Science curriculum, living things and their habitats; in Geography looking at continents and locating hot and cold countries around the world and the significance of the equator; in PSHE looking at different environments around the world, the people that live in them and comparing the similarities and differences.

English

We read books and used these as a stimuli that also reflect the theme 'Our Changing World' and the importance of looking after the environment and living things having a habitat to which they are suited. Below is a selection of the books we read.

The Lumberjack's Beard

The Lorax

Greta and the Giants

Somebody Swallowed Stanley

Meerkat Mail

Lost and Found

Kaya's Heart Song

 

Art & Design                               

Anthony Frost is a British painter noted for his abstract work consisting of brightly coloured prints and collages. He uses different materials to create texture in his paintings. The children created their own artwork in response to his work. 

Easter Cards

In Art & Design, the children had learned how to make brush strokes when stenciling to create images with texture. They applied this technique to make Easter cards.

Science

The children took their learning outside to enjoy the sunshine and to explore the school's outdoor environment. We were investigating micro-habitats with the focus on soil and which minibeasts we could discover. The children carefully dug up some soil then used magnifying glasses to see what they could find. Once they had finished their investigations, the children returned the soil to the same place it had been taken from to ensure all the minibeasts were safely returned to their habitat.


Autumn Term 2021

In RE we have been learning about Judaism. We listened to the story 'The Hardest Word' and how a bird called Ziz had to learn how to say sorry for his mistakes. At Yom Kippur, Jewish people have the chance to put things right before asking for God's forgiveness.