Welcome to year 2! Mrs Graham and Miss Evans are very much looking forward to welcoming your children back to St Paul’s in the Autumn Term.
THE MAJORITY OF CHILDREN HAVE MISSED A LOT OF KEY LEARNINGWe're aiming to ease the transition into Year 2
We have lots of exciting new topics to share with them, but we also understand that the majority of children have missed out on a lot of key learning from year 1 due to Covid 19. With this in mind, we are aiming to ease the transition into year 2 by revisiting the key skills of Maths and English, and all children will continue to follow the Read Write Inc Phonics programme. We will also cover a lot of PSHE to support your children with the return to school after a long absence and make sure they are in the best possible place to continue their learning journey.
In the first half of the Autumn Term, our topic will be What if you could design your perfect house? This is a history topic and we will be looking at how homes have changed over time and at different types of homes around the world. In Science, we will be learning about uses of everyday materials by comparing the suitability of materials for different purposes. We will also explore how the shape of solid objects can be changed in different ways.
We offer a broad curriculum by covering Art, DT, Music, RE, PE and Computing
YEAR 2Autumn term
Throughout the Autumn term, we will be continuing with a broad curriculum by covering Art, DT, Music, RE, PE and Computing, either within our topics or as stand-alone subjects.
Throughout the year, we will be mindful of the fact that the children will complete end of Key Stage 1 statutory assessments in May. However, these assessments form one part of our teacher assessment and, while we do make sure the children are ready and equipped for them, we keep them as low-key as possible for the benefit of the children.