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Exceptional Education at the Heart of the Community

Year 2: Yellow Class

Welcome to Year 2: Yellow Class!

Your Class Teachers are Amy and Simon. 

This year our topics are:

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Towers, Tunnels and Turrets Muck, Mess and Mixtures Land Ahoy! Beachcombers Wiggle and Crawl The Scented Garden

Key Objectives for English and Maths are:

English Objectives:

  • To form neat joined up writing
  • Use capital letters and punctuate sentences correctly using: , ! ? or .
  • Use a range of conjunctions to join ideas in a sentence
  • Use an apostrophe to show missing letters in contractions
  • Edit and improve own writing using the success criteria
  • Use adjectives and adverbs to add detail to writing to interest the reader
  • Write a variety of sentence types including: statements, questions, commands and exclamations
  • Write coherent stories, recounts, poetry, diaries, letters and information texts
  • Read with confidence, accuracy, fluency and expression
  • Make inferences based on what has been read
  • Read and spell Year 2 common exception words
  • Use phonetic knowledge to read and spell longer words

Maths Objectives:

  • Recognise place value of digits in 3 digit numbers
  • Recall addition and subtraction facts to 20
  • Recall the 2, 5 and 10 times table
  • Count in steps of 2, 3, 5 from 0 and 10 from any number
  • Solve addition and subtraction word problems
  • Solve multiplication problems using images and resources
  • Find fractions of shapes, objects and numbers
  • Recognise values of coins and solve money problems
  • Identify and describe common 2D and 3D shapes
  • Tell the time to five minute intervals
  • Use the inverse operation to check answers are correct
  • Know that multiplication is commutative and division is not

It is going to be an exciting year in Yellow Class! We plan to:

  • Perform in front of the whole school
  • Make something to take home
  • Compete in a sport
  • Raise money for charity
  • Cook or bake something to eat
  • Dress up
  • Have our work displayed
  • Recite a poem
  • Grow a plant
  • Read with a child in another class
  • Develop our character through the 9 Habits
  • Learn how to save money
  • Sing lots of songs
  • Help each other to be our best
  • Learn how to be safe
  • Learn words in another language
  • Visit a place of worship
  • Travel on a bus, train, tube or boat
  • Perform on a world class stage
  • Play in a team
  • Have a classroom job or responsibility 
  • Visit an aft gallery or museum
  • Visit the Oasis Farm
  • Share our interests and read to the whole class
  • Conduct an experiment
  • Draw, paint and sculpt
  • Read lots of books
  • Write a poem
  • Learn about different faiths
  • Use a range of technology
  • Learn how to play an instrument
  • Make a costume
  • Take part in a carnival 
  • Learn to scoot safely
  • Learn to sew
  • Visit London landmarks

Yellow Class Photo Gallery ... coming soon!