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Orchard Primary

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Orchard Primary & Pre-School

"Small enough to care, Big enough to inspire"

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Spring Two

  1. This half term we are going to explore different stories. We will be using these stories to generate evidence to support the end of year Statutory Assessment. We will be examining character’s feelings and how they change as the story develops and comparing texts by the same author. We will be creating a fact file about different animals, writing our own versions of the stories and looking at writing instructions for different characters. Solving maths problems based around the different stories.

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Our Topic...

Spring One 2017 - 

This half term we are going to be taking to the outdoors with a geography based topic. We will start with looking at our weather and have a go at making our own weather forecast video. Then we will be examining the weather around the world. Following this we will be plunging into the world’s oceans and seas to look at what would be found in our underwater world.  

This Week We Have Been Learning...


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Autumn Two  - Henry VIII - This half term we are going to be time detectives. We will be looking at different ways in which events and people from the past have been recorded. Using these clues we will be able to build up a picture of how people lived and what they thought was important years ago. In RE this half term we will be investigating what Muslims believe about God. 




This Week We Have Been Learning...


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Our first topic of the year is call 'Them and Us'. It is a mainly science based topic. We will be looking at the seven signs of life, Examining habitats,  compare the way we grow to the way some animals grow. We will also be investigating what makes a healthy diet and the role exercise and the importance of staying clean.    In RE we will be looking at how harvest is celebrated by different faiths.  

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Useful Information About the Curriculum...

We follow the National Curriculum. Please see below for an overview of the  curriculum for Year 2. 

Maths Makes Sense

Please see the objectives below that we will work on each half term in maths. Keep and eye on our maths corner page where we will add 'how to' guides when we learn a new skill in maths.