Class DW - Year 2
Welcome to Class DW
Mrs Dickson teaches our class Monday to Thursday and Mrs Woodward teaches our class on Fridays. Mrs McLoughlin is in our class every morning.
Here's what we will be doing in the Summer term.
English - We will start the term by reading and writing fantasy stories. We will have to use our imagination to make our stories as exciting as possible! After half term we will be reading 'The Lighthouse Keeper' stories and will write our own story. We shall also be doing writing linked to our Katie Morag topic and writing silly poems. We are excited about our summer reading challenge - keep reading Year 2!
Maths - We will be improving our number skills, especially place value and calculating using tens and units. We will be applying this to a range of reasoning and problem solving activities.
Science - Our topic is plants. We will be investigating where seeds come from and what plants need to germinate. We will be doing some planting in the eco garden. After half term our topic is minibeasts.
Topic - Our Geography topic is 'Katie Morag'. We will be reading the stories and will be finding out about what life is like on a Scottish island. We will be doing a range of mapwork linked to the topic. After half term, our local History topic is 'Canals'. We are looking forward to our visit to the Ellesmere Port Boat Museum.
Art and DT - We will be studying the work of Vincent Van Gogh and will be producing our own multimedia sunflowers picture.
Music - We are continuing to learn to play the recorder and are looking forward to performing to parents at a concert at the end of term!
Computing - We will start the term by learning how to use e-mail. After half term we will be learning about databases and will link this to our minibeast topic.
RE - Our topic is Pentecost. After half term we shall be learning about Hinduism.
PSHE - Our topic for this term is 'Relationships'.
Spanish - We are looking forward to learning Spanish with Mrs Culshaw.
PE - We are looking forward to having PE with a coach from West Lancashire School Sports Partnership.
Important days to remember
Tuesdays and Fridays- PE lessons
Homework is sent home on Friday to be returned by the following Tuesday. Spellings are sent home on Friday for a test the following Friday.