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Year 2 Spring 2, Topic Web: "Into the Woods"

Music: We will be looking at different genres of music this half term as well as playing instruments like a real band!


R.E: We will be learning about Judaism this half term.


P.E: We’ll be continuing our gymnastics this half term and incorporating the equipment into our routines.


Art / DT: This half term our Art focus is patterns on the page. We will use the natural environment to draw inspiration for our creations.


Geography: We will be combining orienteering and map reading skills to navigate around the school grounds. We will then use our observations to create maps with keys.


Science: This half term our science focus is growing plants. The children will observe and take part in the process of growing different plants from seeds or bulbs to fully grown plants.


History: We will be focusing on our local area and how it has changed both in living memory and across history.


Computing: We will continue developing our coding skills this half term then developing word processing skills.


Literacy: In Literacy we will be basing all of our work on the story The Min Pins by Roald Dahl. This book is introduced as ‘a tale of fear’ so the children will learn to write setting descriptions with an added sense of mystery and suspense for the reader.


Maths: Our maths this term will be mainly focusing on multiplication and division. We will learn our 2, 5 and 10 times tables with their corresponding division facts. We learn how to find 1/2 , 1/4 , 2/4, 3/4, 1/3 and 2/3 of shapes and quantities. Emphasis on division as sharing, grouping and using the inverse multiplication will be looked at.


Enrichment/School Trip: Visits to the Wild Garden *Project* -anything creative linked to any area of the curriculum.


PSHE: We’ll be focusing on a unit called ‘Money Matters’ this half term. On completion of this unit the children will have explored a range of issues in relation to realistic saving, earning, planning and budgeting.