Magnolia Class - Year 2
Welcome to Magnolia Class!
Mrs Dickson teaches our class Monday to Thursday and Mrs Woodward teaches our class on Fridays. Mrs McLoughlin also works in our class.
We are looking forward to a busy autumn term!
English - We will be reading stories by Allan Ahlberg, including 'Funnybones' and 'Happy Families' stories. We will be writing our own stories based on this author. Later on in the term we will be writing instructions on how to do magic tricks and will be doing information writing about pirates. We are looking forward to a magic show and pirate day!
Maths - We will be really focussing on place value and will play lots of games to help us with this. We will also be improving our addition and subtraction skills.
Science - Our topics for this half term are 'living things' and 'keeping healthy'.
Topic - We are looking forward to learning about the life of Florence Nightingale. We will be transforming our role play corner into Scutari hospital (complete with rats!). After half term, our Geography topic will focus on our local area and Aughton.
Art and DT - We will be focussing on portraits and the work of Pablo Picasso.
Music - We will be working towards a performance of 'Hands, Feet, Heart'.
Computing - Our topic for term is Coding. We will be use the 'Scratch Junior' app on the iPads to make our own game.
RE - We will be learning about the festival of Hannukah and will end the unit with a class Hannukah party!
PSHE - Our topic for this term is 'Relationships'.
Spanish - We are looking forward to learning Spanish with Mrs Culshaw.
PE - We will have a PE lesson on Mondays and Fridays.
Important days to remember
Mondays 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.