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We look to the stars…

Telephone: 0117 903 0077

Email: airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk

Headteacher: Tim Browse

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Miss Curtis, Mrs Kruiniger, Mrs Molton, Mrs Stokes, Mrs Cassell and Mrs Laird are our Year 2 teachers.

In the aftermath of the Great Fire of London, the children are tasked with the challenge of redesigning the city of London.

The children will develop their historical understanding of the Great Fire of London and learn how this significant event changed the city of London forever. They’ll examine a range of historical sources to develop their understanding of what evidence can teach us about the past. In Geography, they’ll develop their understanding of cities and towns through maps and seeing how the human features of a city change over time. They’ll also use grid references to help them design and navigate their own map designs. Through DT they will create a giant 3D map of London as it could have looked after the Great Fire and will explore how to create free-standing models that are aesthetically designed in line with their design brief. They will use their computing skills to program a robotic fire engine to navigate the streets of their map. The children will develop their scientific understanding of materials and their properties and through investigating a material’s absorbency they will learn how to waterproof materials. In music, the children will develop their singing skills by performing a song with others in rounds and in art they will create a mixed media piece of art representing the Great Fire of London.

We are also very excited to confirm the fire brigade will be visiting us at school later in the term.

PE

Indoor PE this term children will develop dance skills in the theme of the Great Fire of London.

Outdoor PE children will continue to develop their game skills.

Discovery and Apollo

Monday indoor

Wednesday outdoor

Voyager and Endeavour

Tuesday indoor

Thursday outdoor

 

Reading

Don’t forget to read with your child at least three times a week for a chance to be entered in the termly raffle.

Spelling Bee:

Here are the Spelling Bee words for Term 3: Y2 Term 3 Spelling Bee List

Bug Club

For information about how to access Bug Club, please click here:  Bug club letter to parents

To access Bug Club, please visit the Bug Club website and log in with the details sent to you by your class teacher.  If you have any problems, please email the school – airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk

Parent Presentations

If you were unable to come to our Year 2 Parent Presentation on 12th September, you can download a copy of the slides here: Year 2 Meet the Teacher

If you have any questions about the presentation, slides or Year 2, please speak to your child’s teacher or email airballoonhillp@bristol-schools.uk

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