Y2 Spring 1 2018

Y2 Spring 1 2018

Topic 3 -  ‘London’s Burning’, a unit all about The Great Fire of London

Our topic and English work will include:

  • Research about The Great Fire of London in 1666.
  • Creating a timeline to include key historical events in British and world history.
  • Finding out how fire safety has changed since 1666.
  • Links to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.
  • Creating fire safety booklets for Year One children.
  • Sequencing the events of the fire.
  • Drama in the role of a child in the bakery; creating and performing a scene from the night the fire started.
  • Reading extracts from Samuel Pepys’ diary and exploring eyewitness accounts.
  • Studying famous paintings of The Great Fire of London and recreating one.
  • Making a Tudor building to create a large model of London.
  • Taking part in a ‘London’s burning’ event after dark!
Maths
  • Problem solving and reasoning.
  • Number and Place Value including counting, reading and ordering numbers to 100 and counting forwards and backwards in 2s, 5s, and 3s from 0 and in 10s from any number.
  • Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20.
  • 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables and related division facts.
  • Addition and subtraction problems using one and two digit numbers.
  • Fractions: recognising and writing ½ 1/3, ¼, 2/4 and ¾ of a length, shape or quantity.
  • Geometry: describing position, direction and movement.
  • Statistics: interpreting and construction charts, diagrams and tables.

Science
Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials for particular uses.
Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

PE    Indoor PE – Gymnastics, Outdoor games – Basketball

Music Listen 2 Me: Ukulele with Mrs Beton from Hampshire Music Service

PSHE and Citizenship: To explore what is fair and unfair and what is right and wrong.