Year 2 2017 - 2018

Miss Oakley

Year 2 Teacher

 smiley  Welcome back year 2!  smiley

We have got a busy second term ahead of us.

Have a look at our news page to see what we have been up to during our Spring term...

Or take a peek at our gallery to see us at work...

Discuss, chat, share your ideas/learning/findings on our blogs...

Spring Term

This term we will continue exploring 'Where in the world are we?' in our Topic lessons. We will recap our work/knowledge of the UK and then extend this to explore our country further. Identifying the seas, rivers and various landmarks and landscapes that make our country famous. We will continue exploring the continents and oceans of our world and the wonderful creatures that live there. We will compare and contrast climate, landscape, animals, plants and living conditions in various parts of our country to that of Africa, focussing our attention once more on Kenya. In our art/dt lessons we will explore the work of the Pablo Picaso and Elisha Ongere and compare similarities and differences in their work through watercolours, pastels, sketching and sculpture. And designing and sewing our own Barney Bear to help us on our travels around our world.

In Literacy we will continue exploring our Read Write Inc scheme and apply this to a variety of writing tasks completed across our curriculum subjects. Tasks such as story writing, report writing, recount writing, information texts and poetry. Hopefully extending this to the Literacy and Language scheme.

In Maths we will continue our exploration of our number system - developing and enhancing our problem solving and reasoning skills through ' Mastery Maths'. We will extend our use of the numberline and various other ways of recording 'our working' (column method) to help us with our + and - . Linking these building skills to multiplication, division, money, time and measures.

In Science we will be exploring our topic of humans and other animals and their habitats. 


Our PE lessons are on a Monday and Thursday so please make sure you have your kit in.

As the weather can still be cool at this time of year I would aim to keep a pair of track suit pants or leggins in your bag for those outdoor lessons just incase it's a little chilly


Talk Homework/SATs prep

Our talk homework will continue to come home on a Friday. Please return it by Thursday of the following week so a new piece can be added ready for you and your  son/daughter to complete together.

Please keep using and checking the websites I've listed to help your son/daughters journey towards their SATs in May.


Useful Websites

Written below are some web addresses for sites we use regulary in class to support your childs learning.

Try them at home they are lots of fun!





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World Book Day, by Miss Oakley

KS1 Reading Afternoon, by Miss Oakley

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