Class 2 (Y1 & Y2)

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Class 2 Curriculum letter

Welcome to the new academic year. Myself and both Mrs Simpsons are very much looking forward to being the class 2 team this year. Having already spent the afternoon with the children at the end of last term I know that year is going to be fabulous and we will no doubt be the best class at Friskney.

Please find below an overview of learning this term. If you have any questions regarding this or any other aspect of school life, please do not hesitate to contact any of the class 2 team.



This term in English we will be starting to use Talk for Writing as the basis for writing curriculum we will learn how to write a cumulative story using the story of The Little Red Hen. We will then learn how to write shape poems.



In Maths, we will look at time, ordering, place value and addition.


Year 1

Year 2

Sequence events in chronological order using language [for example, before and after, next, first, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon, and evening]

Recognise and use language relating to dates, including days of the week, weeks, months and years.

Tell the time to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.

count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number.

Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least

Read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition and equals (=) sign

Add one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero.

Solve one-step problems that involve addition, using concrete objects and pictorial representations, and missing number problems.


Know the number of minutes in an hour and the number of hours in a day.

Tell and write the time to quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.

Count in steps of tens from any number, forward and backward

Recognise the place value of each digit in a two-digit number.

Identify and represent numbers using different representations, including the number.

Compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100; use <, > and = signs

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

Use place value and number facts to solve problems.

Solve problems with addition: using concrete objects and pictorial representations, including those involving numbers, quantities and measures applying their increasing knowledge of mental methods

Recall and use addition facts to 20) fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100.



Religious Education

In RE, we will be discussing what Christians think God is like? We will learn that Christians believe in God and that they find out about God in Bible. Christians believe God is loving, kind, fair and forgiving and also Lord and King. We will look at some stories that show Christian beliefs. Finally, we will learn that Christians worship God and live in ways that please him.



In science this term, we will be investigating materials. We will identify, classify and describe the everyday materials around us. Through fun activities and investigations, we will explore the properties of materials, such as wood, plastic, metal, glass and fabric, and start to explore the uses of everyday materials.



PE will be on Tuesday (Outdoor adventure activities) and Thursday (ball skills). Please ensure children have the correct P.E uniform, all earrings are removed and hair is tied back on P.E days.



Geography this term will be looking at oceans and continents. We will learn about the seven oceans of the world, the names of each of the continents and important facts about these.



We will also cover subjects to help develop creativity and emotions- PSHE will be being me in my world, music- Hey you. In computing we will be looking at computer systems and networks and Art will look at the artist Paul Klee. We will improve our drawing and painting skills.