Year 2: Summer Term 1 Kings and Queens

This term, Year 2 will be learning about Kings and Queens.

English

The children will produce lots of writing linked to this half term’s topic. They will create leaflets and posters.

Maths

Children will complete their work on 2D and 3D shape then revisit addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Science

‘Uses of Everyday Materials’ will continue this term. Children will investigate magnetism and waterproofing.

History

Children will compare and contrast the life and reign of Elizabeth I and Elizabeth II as well as choosing a monarch to research as a class. Children will present what they have learnt in ‘Learn with us’ assemblies on Tuesday 14th May.

PSHE

‘Indoors and Outdoors’ is the focus for this half term. Children will learn about the importance of staying safe both inside and outside the home. All children in KS1 will also learn about fire safety during a visit from Rothwell Fire Station.

Music

Mrs Thorpe has organised an exciting ‘Samba Jam’ on Thursday 16th May. All children will be invited to join in with a homemade percussion instrument.

DT

Children will complete their Tudor houses ready for our ‘Streets of London’ exhibition and silent auction on Thursday 2nd May. We really hope you can join us!

Art

Famous portrait artist Hans Holbein will be the focus artist this term. Children will look at his portaits of Henry VIII and compare them with other royal portraits. They will then create their own regal self portrait.

Computing

Children will gather data and use the computer to show their information as tally charts, block graphs and pictograms.

PE

As the weather gets nicer, children will head outside to learn and play lots of team games.

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