TOPIC: Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole


We will be learning how to:

  • problem solve in an organised way and give explanations for our methods and decisions in spoken or written form.
  • use mathematical language correctly and confidently
  • read and write two-digit and three- digit numbers in figures and words.
  • explain the value of each digit in a two-digit number.
  • know tens, fives and two times tables
  • recall multiplication and division facts for 2, 5 and 12 times tables
  • say the number that is 10 more/less than any number within 100
  • derive and use pairs of multiples of ten that total 100; give addition and subtraction facts (e.g. 40 +60= 100; 100 – 40 =60)

We will be looking at different stories by the same Author such as ‘Not Now Bernard’ and ‘The Conquerors’ by David McKee

We will look at different characters in a story, describing their appearance and personality.

Children will also get to plan and write their own stories based on a familiar text.

Report writing                                        The children will be looking at Woodland and learning to plan and write a report about different woodland animals. They will learn how to organise ideas under subheadings.


We will be learning about:

  • Everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, paper and cardboard
  • How the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.


  • Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants
  • Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

Place events and objects in chronological order.

– Begin to recognise that the past

can be seen in different ways.

– Recount episodes from stories

about the past.

Singing songs in Spanish

Let’s go on a Safari!

Let’s compare the UK and Kenya.

We will be looking at geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography between two countries.

We will be studying the work of Guiseppe Arcimboldo, a well-known Italian painter.


We will continue to cover work on e-safety, writing algorithms as well as introducing the idea of debugging – that is to take out any mistakes.

Pitch and Pulse 

The children will learn the difference between pitch and pulse. They will also learn to use pitch to control their voices and respond to changes in pitch.

Discussing feelings and problem-solving

Indoor: REAL PE

Outdoor: Hockey/Team games

We will be looking at Judaism this term. The children will find out about the Torah and the Synagogue.

YEAR 2 - Spring Letter

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