Year 2

 
Welcome to Year 2
Home Learning
 
Please find below the links to the videos for home learning. 

Maths
 
Last half term the children learned about multiplication and starting learning their 2, 5 and 10 times tables. This half term we will be learning about division. Please have a look at the knowledge organiser below.
English
 
This half term our topic is 'The deep blue sea'. The children will be reading lots of stories about the sea and pirates. They will use these when they write. They will be writing descriptions, stories and recounts as characters.
Science
 
This half term the children will be learning about habitats. We will be looking at animals and plants that live under the sea.
 
Please see the knowledge organiser below for more information.
Art
 
This half term the children will be finding out about the artist Henri Rousseau. They will be creating landscape pictures in a Post-Impressionist style.
 
Please see the knowledge organiser below for more information.
History
 
Following on form our topic 'The History of Flight' this half term the children will be learning about the history of Booker Airfield (Wycombe Airpark).
 
Please see the knowledge organiser below for more information.
Flight Day
 
The children enjoyed a day all about flight. They learned about important events in the history of flight such as: The first hot air balloon flight, the first aeroplane flight and the first man on the moon. They then created a timeline to show the order these events happened in.
 
The children also found out about gliders and parachutes. They planned and carried out experiments to test which shape paper aeroplane flies the furthest and which materials makes the best parachute.
The History of Flight
 
The children created a timeline to show the order in which important events happened.
What shape of paper aeroplane flies the furthest?
 
The learned about gliders and how they fly without an engine. They then made paper aeroplanes and carried out an experiment to find out which design flew the furthest.
What material makes the best parachute?
 
The children learned about parachutes. They made parachutes out of different materials and then tested which one was the slowest to reach the ground when dropped. They found out that the plastic bag made the best parachute because it took the longest to fall.

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