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Kings Worthy Primary School

Y2 Autumn 2 2018

Topic 2    Our new topic is ‘Explorers’

Our topic and English work will include:

  • Research about famous explorers, modern and historical.
  • Creating explorer fact files.
  • Learning the seven continents and five oceans of the world.
  • Understanding and using geographical vocabulary including country, continent, land, sea, ice-caps, mountain, forest, desert and valley.
  • Identifying villages, towns and cities.
  • Using compasses to give directions using North, South, East and West.
  • Creating maps of known areas.
  • Writing stories about the journey of polar animals.
  • Drama and writing in the role of an explorer.


  • Problem solving and reasoning.
  • Number and Place Value including counting, reading and ordering two and three digit numbers.
  • Counting in 2s, 5s and 3s from 0 and in 10s from any number.
  • Multiplication using arrays.
  • Multiplication facts for 2, 5 and 10 x tables
  • Division by sharing and grouping.
  • Measuring using standard units to measure weight, temperature and time to the quarter hour.
  • Addition and subtraction of all single digit numbers up to and including 20.

Indoor PE – Gymnastics
Outdoor games – Tag Rugby

Vocal lessons with Mrs Beton