Otters (Yr2) 2023 - 2024
Teacher: Mr Nick Brown
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Mossford
Welcome to Otters class!
In Otters class we chose this Psalm to show what it means to be in our class. It also links to one of our favourite books.
Please the opportunity a look at the useful information about what Otters class will be doing this term.
PE Days: Tuesday and Friday, plese come in your kit on these days.
Here at Tarporley we follow the BOOKS approach to our curriculum. We want to be/have:
Bravery Otters brave the rivers and seas together
Outward-facing Otters look out to the world around them
Opportunities Otters take advantage of the opportunities that come their way
Knowledge and skills Otters seek out knowledge and skills
Spirituality Otters are spiritual
Here is our y2 curriculum.
Our topic is 'Be Extraordinary'
Christianity - We will be exploring the following 'Big Questions' and considering our place in religion- Christianity and others. We will look at religious symbols and find out about Christian christenings.
What does it mean to belong?
English: Please do not read the books ahead of time as we enjoy discovering them together!
Poetry: sea poetry (rhyming and rhythm)
Lost and found- Oliver Jeffers
Focus: write a simple sentence confidently: capital letter, subject, verb, finish the idea, full stop.
: story settings
Number: 3D shape- naming and understanding the features
: place value 1-100
Living things- plants and animals
The lives of significant others: Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II
How their reigns demonstrated and affected change.
gymnastics - balance and agility
games - invasion
In Otters Class we:
listen to everybody and we take turns to speak
help each other to stay safe and to learn
show kindness every day
are loving towards everyone and our planet
forgive because everyone makes mistakes
So that we can Let Our Light Shine (Matthew 5)!
Our Curriculum - autumn 2023