We are the Big Cats!
Year 2 is made up of 4 classes – Lions, Panthers, Snow Leopards and Tigers. These children are the biggest in our school!
Year 2 continue to work within the Key Stage 1 curriculum where they learn in different subject areas but also make links across subjects through topics. They build upon their skills and knowledge from Year 1 extending their understanding of key concepts.
Our topic for this term is
We will be extending our understanding of geographical features by comparing Portsmouth to a small land-locked country within Africa.
Click on the flag of Lesotho above to learn more about this country.
Diversity Day – 16th November 2018
Within Year 2 we have been looking at the culture and traditions of Africa to enhance our topic.
Each class listened to traditional African Stories, created a traditional African tribal necklace, explored African artifacts including clothes and learnt how to play an African drum.
We will be creating our own safari vehicles in DT using cardboard boxes and wheels.
We will need to design a way to get our wheels to move as well as make a safari jeep fit for the purpose.
Take a look at real jeeps to get some ideas…