Welcome to Primary 2!

Miss Guiney, Mrs Dynes & Mrs McAlinden

Overview of topics this year:

September- October Helping Hands 

November- December Twinkl Twinkle

January- February Sticks and Bricks

March- April Let’s Get Growing

May- June The Lighthouse Keeper Stories

During these months our topic will be ‘Helping Hands’. We will explore the different parts of our bodies and how we can look after them. We will look at our emergency services and how they help us. Our main story will be ‘At the Hospital’and this will allow us to develop our understanding of the staff and areas within the hospital and how they help us.

Our bodies..

Keep revising over the following areas during September- October!

Spellings & Phonics

1st 50 High Frequency words
Stage 1-2 Linguistic Phonics

Mental Maths

– count forwards/ backwards within 20 in 1’s then in 2’s

– mentally add 1/2 to any number within 20

– mentally subtract 1/2 from any number within 20

– know the number ‘between’, ‘after’ and ‘before’ within 20

During November and December our topic will be ‘Twinkle Twinkle’. We will be learning about day and night and focusing in on nocturnal animals such as owls. Owl Babies will be our focus book for this topic. We will also be developing our knowledge about reindeers and the Artic.