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Chuter Ede

Primary School

"Valuing everyone and aiming for our best"

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!


Our learning challenge question for Autumn term will be...

What's for tea under the sea?


Our work includes:

* ...exploring food chains.

* ...making a variety of beautiful art work including painting and printing inspired by Eric Carle

* … learning about the life and inventions of Jacques Cousteau.

* ...finding out about all kinds of creatures that live in the seas and oceans- exploring this as a habitat.

* ... locating the oceans and seas around the world.

* ...comparing habitats.

* ...reading a mixture of fiction and non-fiction texts set in the oceans.






Other topics in year 2 include...


'Which dinosaur would you like as a pet?'


Our work will include:

* ... exploring the time periods of the dinosaurs

*… learning all about different dinosaurs

*...learning to draw dinosaurs

*...identifying and classifying dinosaurs.

*… exploring exciting writing inspired by these fabulous texts...





 'What do Tim Peake, Neil Armstrong and Peggy Whitson have in common?




Our work will include ...

*... exploring how to keep an astronaut healthy- what do humans need to survive?

* ...learning about the lives of significant people from history.

*… finding out about significant events in history

*… planting, growing and observing bulbs and seeds.

* … lots of measuring and work on time.

*… learning space-themed songs and creating music to go with them.

*… portrait drawing.

*… writing inspired by these amazing texts...



 'Would you like to live in the Rainforest?


Our work will include ...

*... exploring the similarities and differences between living in Newark and living in a rainforest tribe.

*... learning about amazing rainforest plants and animals

*... exploring the layers of the rainforest.

*... finding out where chocolate comes from linked to work on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl


 Booklets for Parents

 Maths Links

 English Links

Year 2 Common Exception Words

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