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 Spring term!
English - Our writing will be linked to 'Winter' and we will be writing wintery poems and stories. We will be reading traditional tales and will focus on the 'Three Little Pigs'. We will be writing our own version of this story and will also write a story with a twist. After half term, we will be doing explanation writing linked to our topic of 'Penguins'
Maths - We will be improving our number skills and applying this to reasoning and problem solving. We are working really hard to learn our 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables and to tell the time to the nearest 15 minutes. Keep practising at home!
Science - Our topic is 'materials' and we will be doing lots of practical investigative work around this topic. After half term we will be learning about habitats.
Topic - Our History topic is 'Victorian children'. We will be comparing the lives of Victorian children to our own and will transform our role play corner to a Victorian schoolroom. After half term, our Geography topic is 'Explorers', where we will be focusing on Australia.
Art and DT - We are learning about Sculpture and will be making our own sculptures from different materials. Later on in the term we will be improving our sewing skills and will design and make a stuffed animal toy.
Music - We are starting to learn the recorder.
Computing - Our topic for the half term is photography. We will exploring what makes a good photograph, practising taking photographs and editing our photos. After half term we will be using the internet to research different animals.
RE - We will focusing on the religion of Islam.
PSHE - Our topic for this term is 'Getting on and falling out'.
Spanish - We will continue to have Spanish lessons with Mrs Culshaw.
PE - We will have a PE lesson on Mondays and Fridays.
Important days to remember
Thursday 19th March - our class assembly
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.