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Year 2 Van Gogh Class

Teacher: Mrs Radford
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Wye, Miss O'Brian and Mrs Sutton
 

Hello and welcome to Van Gogh

Van Gogh once said that ‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.’ In Year 2, we will work together and take small steps every day to achieve great things by the end of our journey together.

Hello and welcome to Van Gogh

Van Gogh once said that ‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.’ In Year 2, we will work together and take small steps every day to achieve great things by the end of our journey together.

This term our topic allows us to find out about The Plague and The Great Fire of London. It’s pretty gruesome but fascinating stuff!  The children will discover how close the houses were to each other and what really helped to spread the disease. They will learn about the amount of people who died and what happened to them. They will find out about how the great fire not only destroyed London but also stopped the plague. They will ‘take a trip down Pudding lane to meet the baker who forgot to put out this oven fire and who was responsible for starting the fire. They will look at the timeline of events which destroyed a huge part of London and what it was like to rebuild the city again.

In Art, the children will be looking closely at the design of the buildings during The Plague and The Great Fire and will get a chance to use charcoal, crayons and pencils when discovering shade and texture.  They will explore the colours of fire and how to put them together to create the illusion of flames.

In Science, we will discover different animals and the habitats which they live in. The children will discover how delicate the ecosystems are what must be done to preserve them.

Maths will include looking at multiplication and division, statistics and geometry. The geometry will allow them to explore 2d and 3d shapes and compare them. They will also start to tackle simple fractions.

In English, we will be having fun with humorous poems and writing some of their own. They will look at recounting information by writing diaries, and retelling traditional tales.

In RE, we will investigate what it is to be Christian and understand the role of the church within a community.

PE the children will be put to the test with gymnastics and put together a sequence of movement routine with new found skills.

It will be a busy and exciting term again! 

Our Long-Term Plan can be found here.

 

 

 

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Important Dates

Monday 26th February
Medical Detection Dogs visit
Friday 2nd March
Maya Workshop for Monet Class

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Tuesday 20th March
Parents' Consultation
Thursday 22nd March
Parents' Consultation
Wednesday 28th March
Easter Service Whole School

Drop children at St Margaret's Church at 9am. Infants to be collected by parents/carers at 10am from Church to return to school. Juniors will walk back via the orchards, stopping for a snack. Infants are welcome to join the walk at parents'/carers' discretion. If weather is dreadful, we will use the school hall.

Thursday 29th March
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Monday 16th April
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Wednesday 25th April
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