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Year 2

Welcome to Y2!

 

General Information

 

Staff: The class teachers this year are Mrs BlytheMiss Mellor and Miss Herrington (Monday-Friday am)

Helping to assist in our classroom will be Mrs Smith and Miss Falconer (Thursday & Friday am)

 

PPA:

Our PPA is on a Wednesday afternoon. During this time children will be taught by Mrs Hill who delivers PSHE and Mrs Flint who will deliver Art.

 

P.E: 

Our PE days are Tuesday and Friday. Please ensure that PE kits are brought in on Monday so the children are properly prepared for both lessons. Although we try to make sure kit goes home with the right child, this is sometimes a struggle and misplaced kit can be located in the Y2 cloakroom.

Homework:

Home learning menus are given out at the start of every half term highlighting activities and projects the children can complete based on their current topic.Children can choose from a home work menu and for each task completed they earn a dojo point or even a Green Card! 

Topics covered:

 

Spring 2- SOS Titanic!

 

This half term we will be journeying through the Atlantic Ocean on the Titanic's maiden voyage. As a year group we will be analysing sources to determine why historians find them so useful. Taking a closer look at why the Titanic sank, we will be evaluating the structure and events which led up to the ocean liner sinking. We will be looking at eye witness accounts to immerse ourselves into the lives of the passengers and creating arguments as to what could have been done to save more lives. 

Books to enjoy at home!

 

 Spring 2:

 

Magic Treehouse- Tonight on the Titanic

Jack and Annie are in for an exciting, scary, and sad adventure when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to the decks of the Titanic. Is there anything they can do to help the ill-fated ship? Will they be able to save anyone? Will they be able to save themselves?

 

The Story of Titanic for Children

Explore the beautiful sundecks, marvel at the luxurious design and relive the tragic sinking of the world's most famous ship. One hundred years on, the captivating story of the Titanic has lost none of its appeal. This stunning book explores real-life stories and little known facts that will absorb young readers. Beautiful images and bite-sized information bring the Titanic to life, from its construction to the victims and survivors after its tragic sinking.

 

Polar the Titanic Bear

Written for her son by an American heiress whose family survived the 1912 sinking of the "Titanic", this account of the Edwardian life and of the disaster is told through the eyes of the young boy's teddy bear. Illustrated with watercolors and family photographs, this book makes an ideal read-aloud.

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