Year 2 (Pine, Spruce & Larch)

English
 
Year 2 are studying the book ‘The Lighthouse Keepers lunch’. We will be using this text to learn how to write a set of instructions using bossy verbs, time words, adjectives and adverbs. We will then go on to write a newspaper report about the dramatic events of the story. 
 
Maths 
 
This half term we are learning about position / direction, weight/ mass and statistics. We will have fun creating tally charts, bar charts and pictograms using data we have gathered as a class. We will then use our information to answer and create our own questions about our data. 
 
Science
 
Year 2 are discovering  how plants grow.  We will be growing our own sunflowers and be monitoring the best conditions for them to grown in. 
 
Topic
 
Children will be studying a famous local historical figure and finding out about her life and the work she did in her community. 
 
RE
 
 Year 2 we will be identifying stories from the life and teachings of key religious leaders.
We will be looking at key figures across different religions and and learn about their teachings.