Class 2 2020-21
Welcome to the new year.
Artists & craftspeople
Skills & techniques: 3D, printmaking, painting, textiles,
Skills: Cutting, joining, making, constructing, evaluating
Cooking & nutrition
Maps and atlases
UK and World maps
Continents and oceans
Physical & human features
Leaders & teachers
Islam & Judaism
Kings & Queens
Florence Nightingale & Edith Cavell
St Edmund story
Sources & evidence
Class 2 Information
PE will be on Mondays and Thursdays.
Homework will be sent home on Fridays via Dojo. It will include spelling, handwriting and mental maths practise. The children will also have a reading book for daily reading practise at home.
At the beginning and end of the day children will use the Class 2 outside door. Please use the one way system.
Our Curriculum 2020-21
(Topic Year B - see right)
(see curriculum map page for more details)
Writing to entertain: Stories inc Traditional tales & Fairy tales, Descriptions, Retellings, Poetry
Writing to inform: Recounts, Letters, Instructions
Number: Place value
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication & division
Geometry: Properties of shape
Position & direction
Length & height
Mass, Capacity, Temperature
Knowledge & understanding: Everyday materials
Animals inc humans
Living things & their habitats
Skills: Working scientifically
Ask simple questions
Use simple scientific language
Gather & record simple data
Perform simple tests
Use equipment to measure
Compare, sort & group things
Class 2 Home Learning
Twinkl home learning booklets Autumn: English
Useful links to websites
PSHE & Wellbeing:
This link will take you to the BBC Bitesize PSHE KS1 page. There are a range of video clips with children talking about areas such as self awareness, emotional well being, friendship and families that may be particularly helpful at this time.
This link will take you to the Twinkl Home learning website with activities about emotional well being.
This gives advice on keeping healthy but also has a link to Every Mind Matters with support and advice about how to help children's well being.
Books to share:
Coronavirus A Book for Children with illustrations by Axel Scheffler
Free ebook for young children to help explain coronavirus and encourage children to talk about their feelings.
My Hero is You A book from UNICEF for children around the world to help families cope with the pandemic.
While We Can't Hug A book to explain how children can see their friends and family while social distancing.
A new story by JK Rowling (not about Harry Potter or magic) published for free on this website over the next seven weeks. There is also an ongoing illustration competition to enter.
A story to help when children are going back to school. There are also other resources on this website which are currently free to support children's mental health & well being.
Art & design: Click here
I have listed websites on this page with links to different Art & design resources, games, activities and video clips for children to explore. There are also links for our local museums which are running daily activities linked to objects in their collections while they are shut.
Click on the picture for current knowledge organisers
Kings and Queens
Where we live
Aliens in Space
Beside the seaside
At the end of the school day children from Classes 1 and 2 to be collected by parents should wait with Mrs Corsie and Miss Simpson at the back door. Children going home on the bus from Classes 1 and 2 will line up and wait with Mrs Gaitley at the front of the school.
If you would like to find out what we assess in Year 2 please click here
To see the Year 2 interim standards from the DFE click here