Welcome to Incredibles NG! 

 

 

 This page is to help you feel involved and informed of everything that we do in Year 2. Please take the time to explore our class page where you will find lots of important information.                                                    

                 

Let’s meet our 'incredible’ staff! 

 

                                   

       Miss N Grocott                          Mrs K Evenson                           Mrs M Robertson

 

This half term our topic will focus on the key learning challenge 'What is our school made of?' Our topic will be taking the children on an adventurous journey into the world of the fearless, undefeatable 'Traction Man' by Mini Grey.

Click on the illustration to listen to the story…

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We have lots of exciting and cross-curricular learning opportunities planned over the next few weeks. Our new topic will focus on science and the children will have the opportunity to learn about materials and properties of materials and how these are suitable.  Each week we will have focus questions to explore and answer based around the key learning challenge. Let's take a look... 

Week 1: How can you classify your toys taking account of the materials they are made of?

Week 2: What are the main reasons for choosing materials for different part of the school building?

Week 3: What are the advantages and disadvantages of some common materials?

Week 4: How can you design and make your own Traction Man using a variety of different materials?

Week 5: How can you design a perfect playground using a range of materials and explain why you have chosen the materials?

Week 6: Reflection: Each group will take a different material and give a presentation about their chosen material.

 

Spring Term - ESB poem

We pride ourselves in our children's developing speaking and listening skills. This half term, we will present show and tell linked to our learning and we will being reciting a poem called 'The Jungle Song' by Paul Shelley. Click here to practise with your child at home. :)

 

Spring Term 1 - Homework Challenge

Can you use a variety of materials (wood, plastic, metal, fabric, etc) to create your own Traction Man? Please bring into school no later than w.c. 27.01.20. The models will be used for our wonderful Traction Man display. 

 Happy creating! :) 

 

Don't forget to log on to Education City to see your child's weekly homework (see link below).

 

Please click here to see the Year 2 newsletter. Here you will find information about your child's P.E. day and key diary dates.

 

Let’s take a look at some of the WOW learning the children have been up to…

                      

                                        

 

Our 'incredible' children will also learn about cooking and healthy eating as they will have the opportunity to take part in our ‘Healthy Eating’ Enrichment Curriculum this half term. The children will learn about the importance for humans to exercise, eating the right amount of different types of food and maintaining good hygiene.  

 

Please see below to find out about the End of Key Stage Statutory Assessments...

 

 

How can you help your child at home? Check out our useful links...

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Thank you for taking the time to read our class page. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to speak to the Year 2 team.  

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