Welcome to Year 2 Mole Class!
Welcome to our class page! Here you can find what we are learning about and find any key updates.
My name is Mrs Ward, I am the Class Teacher of Moles Class and my Teaching Assistant is Mrs. O'Shaughnessy.
If you ever need to know anything about your child's learning or have any questions, please feel free to come and see us after school, pop a note in the contact book or fill out the form below.
To view the National Curriculum and programme of study relevant to your child, please click here and to view the framework that your child will be assessed against in the summer term please click here.
Here are some key documents relating to our class.
Our learning project for this term is ‘Beachcombers’. During this learning project we will be learning about the seashore, rock pools, habitats, coastal features and sea creatures. We will also be visiting Minnis Bay in the first week to engage our learning in the project!
Our topic this term is ‘The Scented Garden’. During this learning project we will be learning about plants, flowers, Vincent van Gogh, spices, herbs and growing. We will be visiting the flower gardens at Dartford Central Park and a local garden centre. We will also be administering the KS1 SATs from week four to week six, further details of these tests will be communicated at the beginning of term five.
Our topic this term is Land Ahoy! During this learning project we will be learning about all things nautical! We will be learning about pirates, famous sea explorers, seas and oceans, lighthouses, boats and ships, the RNLI and maps. We will be visiting the Cutty Sark and the National Maritime Museum and we’ll be visited by the RNLI.
Muck, Mess and Mixtures (Term 3)
This term our learning project is called ‘Muck, Mess and Mixtures’. This is a ‘science’ focussed learning project where we will be exploring and investigating chemical reactions, writing science reports, making bread (with the help from parents) and many more hands on science-based learning activities.
Our topic this term is ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets'. This is a history and geography focused learning project where we will be visiting Tonbridge Castle, looking at and comparing structures around the world, exploring the world of burrowing animals and designing and making our own structures from suitable materials.We will be using traditional tales such as 'Rapunzel' and 'Princess and the Pea' plus Anthony Brown's 'The Tunnel' to further our learning and writing.
Our topic this term is ‘Wriggle and Crawl’. During this learning project we will be learning about insects, we will be re-creating some Eric Carle masterpieces, creating snails from clay, bringing the life cycle of an insect to life through animation and will be making healthy caterpillar fruit kebabs! We will also be heading to Shorne Country Park on a mini-beast hunt in week 2.