Meadow View JMI School

Meadow View JMI School

Dream, Believe, Achieve

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Frampton Way, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 7UJ

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0121 366 6182

Year 2

Query form (Year 2)

Please complete this form with your learning query. Please include your child's name and a return email address.

Year 2

Here, you will be able to find out more about the amazing learning taking place in Year 2.

Meet the Team:

Ms Campbell
Teacher

Mrs Murphy
Learning Support Assistant

Miss Crutchley
Teacher

Mrs Roper
Assistant Head Teacher

Mrs Barnet
Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Year 2 Curriculum Map


If you would like to know a little more about what the children in Year 2 will be learning about this half term, please refer to our curriculum map document below.

Important Information 

  • Year 2's PE lessons will be on a Tuesday afternoon. Please ensure your child is wearing the correct PE kit

 

Key Dates

 

Homework 

  • Homework will be set every Friday to be returned for the following Wednesday.

Class Champions

Reading Champions 

Superpowers Certificates 

Our Learning Journey

Below you will find out about our learning journey over the last term. 

 Please click on any document links for further information.

English

Meerkat Mail : Gravett, Emily: Amazon.co.uk: Books

Rapunzel book, Fairy book, Fairytale art

 

In English this term, we will be focusing on the texts 'Meerkat Mail' by Emily Gravett and 'Rapunzel' by Brothers Grimm. 

 

We will be exploring a range of writing genres such as; first person narratives, recounts and personal diary entries ,  imbedding these features our independent writing tasks.

Click the link below to read the PDF of the stories - 

 

Meerkat Mail :

http://www.rutherfordhouseschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Meerkat-Mail.pdf

Rapunzel :

http://pinkmonkey.com/dl/library1/story127.pdf

 

Maths

HE1002791 - Place Value Arrow Cards - Pupil | Hope Education

In Maths, for our next topic, we will be looking at Place value, focusing on:

  • Count in steps of 2, and 10 from 0 and from any number, forward and backward.

  •  

    Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and in words.

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    Recognise the place value of each digit in a two digit number (tens, ones) and partition two digit numbers into different combinations of tens and ones.

     

This week we have been using concrete resources, to assist our learning of place value.

 

We have also been practicing counting up in 2's and 5's. Please see attached useful links to aid our learning: 

Curriculum

England in the Middle Ages - Wikipedia

For our Autumn curriculum topic in Year 2, we will be answering the big question 'What was life like in Medieval Britain?'

History & Geography:

We will be delving into this big question by exploring this time period; considering how castle have changed, societal structures and their daily lives. 

Art & DT: 

To further investigate our big question we will be looking at the noticeable artist 'Paul Klee' and his work on 'The Castle and the Sun' shown below.

Castle and Sun, 1928 - Paul Klee - WikiArt.org

Science

50 Adorable Baby Animal Pictures | Reader's Digest

This term in science we will be looking at light and exploring our big question... 'What does it mean to be alive' 

To investigate this question, we will be looking at:

  • Exploring how humans and other animals change in appearance as they grow
  • Describing the life cycles of a human and frog, comparing the similarities and differences.
  • Finding out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).
  • Describing the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene
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