Year 2/3 2019 - 2020

Mrs Molloy

Science Co-ordinator
KS1 Class Teacher

Mrs Hopkinson

KS1 HLTA

Miss Read

School Direct Student Teacher

Welcome Back!

Welcome to the YELLOW class! Our teacher is Mrs Molloy.
This half term we have lots of exciting things happening such as the dojo shop, using the active boards on the playground and our weekly attendance raffle. 
 
Key Information about Our Class:
  • PE is every Thursday with Mr Green and Tuesday with Mrs Molloy
  • Children should be heard read every night and bring their reading book to school every day
  • Homework will be set on a Monday and is due in on a Friday 
 

Have a look at what we are up to this half term ..

Geography – Know Your Place

  • Know the name of and locate at least eight European countries (us being one of them)
  • Know the names of at least six cities in England (include Liverpool and Manchester)
  • Know at least five differences between living in the U.K and a Mediterranean country.
  • Know how to plan a journey from Runcorn to somewhere in the U.K using a road map.
  • Use a range of maps e.g. aerial, birds eye view when studying our locality.
  • Using photographs compare how Runcorn has changed in the last 20 years.
  • Know how to use a two figure grid reference.

Art – Street Collage

Using Sketchbooks

  • Know how to use IT to create art.
  • Know how to use sketches to produce a final piece of art.

Drawing/Painting

  • Know how to use different grades of pencil to shade and show different tones.
  • Know how to use marks and lines to add texture.
  • Know how to create a background using a wash.
  • Know how to use a range of brushes to create effects in painting.
Evaluating
  • Explain how to improve a finished piece.

Science –Animals including Humans

  • Classify things living, dead or never been alive.
  • Know how a specific habitat provides for the basic needs of a living things living there (plants and animals).
  • Match living things with their habitats.
  • Name some different sources of food for animals.
  • Know about and explain a simple food chain.
  • Know about the importance of a nutritious, balanced diet.
  • Know how nutrients, water and oxygen are transported within animals and humans.
  • Know about the skeletal and muscular system of a human.

P.E. Gymnastics

  • Plan and perform a sequence of movements
  • Improve sequence based on feedback
  • Think of more than one way to create a sequence which follows some rules
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns
  • Adapt sequences to suit different types of apparatus and criteria
  • Explain how strength and suppleness affect performance
  • Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance
  • Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best

PSHE– Celebrating Differences

  • I can identify ways in which my friends are different from me
  • I can tell you why I value this difference about him/her
  • I can tell you about the time my words affected someone’s feelings and what the consequences were
  • I can give and receive compliments and know how this feels
    *Anti-Bullying Week*

R.E. – Christmas

  • Talk about and recall key events in the Christian nativity story.
     
  • Explain what the nativity story tells Christians about Jesus.
     
  • Talk about some of the different ways Christmas is celebrated by Christians and non-Christians.
     
  • Make the links between Christian beliefs about Christmas and the way they celebrate it.
 

 

 

Files to Download

Year 2/3: Gallery items

Rocks and Soils, by Mrs Molloy

Year 2/3: Events items

Non-Uniform Day, by Mrs Bolton

Christmas Fair, by Mrs Bolton

Infant Disco , by Mrs Bolton

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