Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: In Maths this week, we read and showed the analogue time to 5 minute intervals. The children began by confidently counting in steps of 5 from 0 to 60 so that they could then apply this to counting around the clock in fives and used this method to work out what time is shown. […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: The children recapped telling the time to o’clock and half past from Year 1 and built upon their understanding of this to tell the time to quarter past and quarter to the hour. They were given the opportunity to create times using individual clocks with moveable hands. The children read and wrote times from […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: Our Fraction Unit concluded this week by ensuring the children had a clear understating of the concept of a unit fraction by recognising it as one equal part of a whole. They linked this to their understanding of recognising and finding thirds, quarters and halves. We spent then end of the week revisiting topics […]

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Year 2 visit Mary Immaculate and St Gregory the Great

Over the past few weeks Year 2 have visited Mary Immaculate & St Gregory the Great Church in Barnet . The children spent time identifying the different signs and symbols involved in worship. The children visited The Sacristy  to view the Priest’s vestments and discussed the colours of the Liturgical Year. All of the children in Year 2 thoroughly enjoyed […]

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Year 2 – Weekly Update

Maths: The children have been applying their knowledge of halves to recognising quarters of shapes, objects and quantities. They have continued to work concretely and pictorially understanding that they are splitting the whole into 4 equal parts and that each part is one quarter. We then moved on to applying our understanding from recognising halves and quarters to finding […]

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Year 2 Weekly Update

Maths: In Maths, we have been focusing on our new topic ‘fractions’. In class we explored the difference between equal parts and unequal parts. The children linked their understanding of equal parts to the whole throughout this step. The children then moved on to recognising that halving is the same as splitting a whole into […]

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This Week in Year 2

Maths: This week we have been continuing with our topic on ‘shape’. The children used their knowledge of 2D shapes to draw them accurately using rulers. They were then introduced to the concept of symmetry and used a range of practical resources to find the vertical line of symmetry. By the end of the week, […]

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This Week in Year 2

RE We have been learning about the readings at Mass and the importance of listening carefully to them. We focused on two readings from the Gospel Luke: The Lord’s Prayer and The Great Commandment, the children thought about the words in each of these readings and explained why the readings were important to them. Maths […]

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