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Welcome to Shark Class!


In Shark Class we love learning and finding out new things.

We think it is important to respect, support and look after each other. 

In shark class we work to develop a positive mindset and understand that we learn from mistakes,

persevere and enjoy a challenge



Mrs Randall - Shark Class TA (mornings)

Diary Dates

Autumn Term 1  Autumn Term 2 
Wednesday 4th September - Start of Autumn Term 1 Monday 28th October - Non Pupil day
Tuesday 10th September - Year 1 and Year 2 Meet the Teacher – your chance to pop in to meet your child’s teacher. Tuesday 29th October - children return to school
Wednesday 18th September - Year 2 India Day Thursday 31st October - Parent's Evening
Tuesday 24th – Wednesday 25th Sept - Bounty's Ship visit Friday 15th November - Children In  Need
Tuesday 15th October - Parents Evening Wednesday 20th & Thursday 21st November- Children's individual photos
Friday 18th October - End of Autumn Term 1 Saturday 30th November - PTFA Christmas Fair
  Wednesday 11th & Thursday 12th - Y1 & Y2 Christmas performance
  Friday 13th December - Children's interim reports come home
  Tuesday 17th December - KS1 Christmas lunch
  Friday 20th December - Last day, 1:30pm finish

Autumn Term  -  What a Journey!






This term, in our topic learning, we will be exploring Plymouth and looking at where it is in the world. The children will learn about the human and physical features and create a simple map with a key. We will then compare Plymouth to India and talk about the similarities and differences. The children will learn about different landmarks, weather and population. In our art lessons, the children will learn about the different ways art is used in India and there will be time to pracitse some of these skills to create our own rangoli patterns.

In our RE learning, we will continue to look at Christianty and learn about the important signs and symbols. We will explore what these means to Christians which will help us to rememeber about significant beliefs. 

In Computing, we will be learning that stories can be represented in different ways including presentations, eBook and audio books. This will be based on the traditional tales that they have learnt. 



This term, our English work will be based on the Disney's 'Jungle Book' to help us to develop our reading comprehension and our Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar skills.  We will look closely at word types (nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives), apostrophes for contractions and for possession as well as revising what we already know about punctutation. Our reading comprehension skills will include, inference, sequencing and understanding vocabulary. We will look carefully at different question styles and talk about the best way to answer them.  

Remember, you can log into Bug Club at home to help you with your reading and comprehension skills.





This term, the children will be engaged in a range of activities to improve their fluency in knowing how to count up to and beyond 100. They will know how to partition numbers into tens and ones and in a variety of combinations. They will know how to recognise odd and even numbers and will compare and order numbers up to 100, including using <, > and = signs. The children will then move on to counting in multiples of 2, 5, 10 and 3. This is a great place to start practising counting skills at home.


You can log in to 'My Maths' at home to keep practising those important maths skills.



Year 2 Curriculum Knowledge Organiser