Croeso i Dosbarth 2
Welcome to Year 2
Here are the people that will be helping you with your learning:
KEY DATES THIS TERM
|SPRING 2 TERM
Monday 19th February
Friday 22nd March
|Talk in English (Parent Sessions)
|Every Monday (1:15pm - 2:45pm)
St. David's Day
|Friday 1st March
|World Book Day
|Thursday 7th March
|Monday 25th March - Friday 5th April
USEFUL INFORMATION FOR YEAR 2
Thank you for all your support. We hope that this will be a really happy and successful year for your child.
If you have any worries or concerns do not hesitate to contact us. We always want to work with you to resolve any problems quickly.
Mrs. Wynne-Thomas can be contacted during school hours via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy Healthy Me!
This half term our inquiry is Happy Healthy Me!
Our learning and experiences will help us understand...
...different emotions and their effect on different people.
...that different things make different people happy.
...that different things keep a body healthy.
...why we should keep our bodies healthy.
...that the choices we make affect our health and happiness.
Mastering our learning and experiences
|I can explain how different foods and mental/physical activities keep our mind and body healthy.
I can make connections to actions taken and consequences that will follow a healthy or unhealthy choice. (Immediately or over time)
|I can apply what I have learnt about healthy choices and consciously and consistently make healthy choices that help me grow up to be a healthy and confident person.
Perspective & Empathy
|I understand that people’s cultures, beliefs and circumstances influence the choices they make. I understand that people have different physical, emotional and dietary needs.
|I know how the choices I make affect my physical and mental wellbeing, both in the short term and the long term.
The RSE text we will be looking at in Spring 2 is Just Because by Rebecca Elliot.
Autumn 2/Spring 1
This half term our inquiry is Childhood.
We will be learning about...
...what diversity is and why it is important.
...what things make us the same/different/special.
...what things are important to us in our lives.
...how childhood is different for every child.
...different faiths, cultures, festivals.
The RSE texts we will be looking at in Autumn 2 and Spring 1 are The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman and The Odd Egg by Emily Gravett.
Autumn Term A
We Are Scientists!
Welcome to our first term! This half term we will be young scientists learning about materials.
We will be learning...
...how materials can be changed through mixing and moulding.
...how to predict what might happen using what we already know.
...how to measure change.
...how to share the results of an experiment.
...what a scientist does.