St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School

St. Joseph's Catholic Primary School,
West Close Road, Barnoldswick
BB18 5EN

01282 813045

Mrs Beech at

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Class 2

 Class 2 Autumn Year B.pdfDownload
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If you wish to know further information relating to the curriculum in Class 2 please do not hesitate to speak to Mrs Ellison via Class Dojo.


In English we will be reading lots of books, starting off with Gorilla, by Anthony Browne, to link to our animal theme. We will also be researchin and writing about an animal.  We will also look at animal poems.  After half term, we will move onto Traditional Tales and the Christmas story.  We will have show and tell to work on our speaking and listening skills.



We will begin with number and place value, to secure a strong understanding of our numbers.  We will then move onto mental addition and subtraction, geometry and time.



Religious Education 

Our first R.E. unit is called 'God's Great Plan', where we will be learning about the creation story and Noah's Ark.  After half term, we will move onto 'Mary, Mother of God'   We will learn about the birth of Jesus.



Science .  

Our Science topic this term will be Living things and their Habitats.  We will be looking at the habitats of different animals and find our about food chains.  We will also be studying the changing seasons and looking for signs of Autumn.



Our Geography topic this half term is Uk seasonal and daily weather patterns.  After half term, we will begin a History unit on the Gunpowder Plot.


In Art we are looking at textiles.  We will learn about colour and the work of Kandinsky.  In D.T we will be working on joining materials and improving our cutting skills to design and make our own product.



We will be learning to type using a keyboard so that we can select, edit and format text.  We will learn how to save and search for files and print.  This will help us to make a simple presentation.



We have 2 sessions of P.E. every week. This term P.E. is on Thursday and Friday.  We will be doing multi-skills this half term. Please make sure your child is wearing their full kit on these days   Please ensure your child brings pumps to wear indoors if they come in their trainers.  Earrings must not be worn for P.E.



We will. be looking at health and wellbeing




Children in Class 2 should read some of their reading book out loud to an adult every night and have it noted in their green reading record.  Their book and record must come to school every day to be checked or exchanged.



Homework will be set on Class Dojo every week on Monday.  There will also be optional homework.  




Bug Hunting

As part of their Science topic of Living Thing and Habitats, Class 2 went on a bug hunt around the school grounds. 

Long Term Planning



Please find below an outline of the topics covered in your child's class. 

If you wish to know further information relating to the curriculum in Class 2 please do not hesitate to speak to Mrs Ellison, the class teacher.

 Class 2 Long Term Plan Year B 2021-2022 UPDATED JAN 2022.pdfDownload
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 Class 2 Long Term Plan 2020-21 FINAL.pdfDownload
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