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Year 2 Week Ahead Information

An overview of the week ahead in Year 2

  • International Day in Year 2

Information and Reminders.

Thank you for all of your support for International Week. We have all had a fantastic week.

 

Upcoming dates

National Holiday (school closed) – Monday 3rd to Friday 7th October

Early Years and Primary Coffee morning - Wednesday 12th October 2pm - 3pm

Academic Review Evening – Monday 17th October and Wednesday 19th October, 5pm to 8pm

 

Stars of the Week

2A - Julius for confident talking when presenting to the class.

2B - Marcus for working hard this term.

2C - Galla for confident talking when presenting to the class.

 

English

After the holidays, we will begin the week by reading The Elves and the Shoemaker. Our Learning Objectives will include:

  • Develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding by: discussing the sequence of events and how items of information are related
  • Understand books they listen to by: making inferences on the basis of what is being said and done
  • Understand books they listen to by: predicting what might happen on the basis of what has been read so far
  • Learn how to use use: expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
  • Use of capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks
  • Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by: writing for different purposes - story writing

 

Maths

After the holidays in maths we will focus on addition and subtraction calculations. The Learning Objectives covered will include:

  • Recall and use addition facts within 20
  • Derive addition facts within 100
  • Understand why addition is commutative
  • Add a two-digit number and ones using concrete objects (base 10 blocks, numicon), pictorial representations (an empty number line, partitioning, etc.), and mentally (using number bonds)
  • Add a two-digit number and tens using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally
  • Add two two-digit numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally

 

Topic

After the October holiday the students in Year 2 will be following a new unit of work on a theme that focuses on ‘toys and games’. During the first part of the unit we will focus on the history of toys.

As Historians we’ll be finding out:

  • About toys and games from the past
  • How to decide if a toy is new or old
  • How to create our own toy museum
  • How we can learn about the past in different ways

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