Assalamu’alaikum and welcome to all Year 2 children and parents for this academic year!
Welcome back to school for Summer 2! It is great to see you all again and I hope you have all rested and had a really great Eid. I hope you are ready for the final term with lots of learning, fun and great memories.
What we are learning this Year/Term
This term, we are still looking at the exciting fiction book of Pattan’s Pumpkin. The class will be participating in a range of practical activities as well writing in role, instruction texts, setting description, letter writing and poetry.
After looking at Pattan’s Pumpkin we will look at the book The Last Wolf by Mini Grey, which is a different take on the traditional tale Little Red Riding Hood. The children will learn how to oral story telling, readers theatre, poetry, non chronological report on extinct animals.
This term, the majority of the class will be continue working on Phase 6 and learning about the rules of Spelling using a range of suffixes and recapping common exception words.
This term, the children will be consolidating their knowledge on addition, subtraction and applying them to range of word problems in different contexts.
In Science, we will be looking at Habitats. We will be identifying the different features of each habitat including the climates and the animals that live in those habitats. In addition to this, we will also be comparing the different habitats around the world.
In History, we will be looking at Changes in Living Memory in the form of Technology. The children will be looking at different types of technology from the past to the present. In addition to this, we will be looking at significant individuals such as William Caxton, who have contributed to the world of technology and how they have impacted the world today.
In Geography, we will be looking at comparing the UK and Hong Kong. Furthermore, we will be looking at the similarities and differences between the two Islands and locating these places on a map.
In Art, we will be looking at journeys and creating exciting, vibrant artwork using a range of media and creative methods.
In DT, we will be looking at creating different healthy snacks
This term, we will be learning about programming using Google Docs and Google Sheets. Once these skills have been mastered we will be learning about Digital Art and Book Creator.
ISLAMIC STUDIES AND ARABIC
The children will be taught Islamic Studies by Ustad Kasujja twice a week The children will be learning about the value alsabre (patience) and the importance of this topic. In addition, the children will be revising and practicing the surahs.
PE is on Wednesdays, the children will be focusing on Athletics. Please make sure that your child remembers their PE kit.
Year 2 Staff
Ustadaha Mahmoud is an amazing teacher who has had years of experience in teaching children at KS1 and KS2.
Ustadha Bisiriyu is always on hand to help Year 2 understand what they are doing and to achieve the best!
Ustadha Ameni is ready to help children learn better and stronger!
Latest Year 2 News
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