Year 2 Current Learning

Autumn Term: Why did the fire of London become so great?

For the whole of the autumn term we are going to be answering our question: Why did the fire of London become so great? Throughout our this learning we will be able to do the following:

· Recognise human and physical features.

·  Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the UK.

· Use aerial photographs to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features.

· Use maps, atlases and globes.

· Talk about significant historical events, people and places .

· Discuss events beyond living memory that are significant nationally and globally.

· Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials.

· Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by

squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.


We will reading and responding to the book Wild by Emily Hughes. We will be focusing on using capital letters and full stops as well as conjunctions and adjectives to make our writing more interesting.


In Maths this term, we are learning about place value. Will will be able to achieve the following: recognising numbers to 100 in digit and word form, partitioning 2- digit numbers, comparing numbers and objects and counting in 2, 5, 10 and 3.