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Beech (Year 2)

Welcome to Year 2 Beech class page!

A warm welcome from the Beech class team.


Spring 2: Habitats 

This half term we will be learning about livings things and their habitats. We will visiting Marwell zoo and seeing different habitats first hand. In Art we will be creating different collages and improving our cutting skills. In DT we will creating some healthy dishes and learning about where our food comes from. This links in with our healthy me unit in PSHE and how to make healthy lifestyle choices. 



Spring 1: Castles, knights and dragons

Last half term we will learning about castles and how the Norman invasion changed the way they were built. Moreover, we will learn about a local castle - Corfe Castle. We will learn the traditional story of Jack and the beanstalk and build our storyteller skills. Furthermore, we will design and build a drawbridge as well as build sculptures of castles. 

Autumn 2: Oakhurst's Toy shop!


In the Autumn term, we learnt to retell the traditional story of the Elves and the Shoemaker. This inspired us to open our very own shop at Oakhurst! We designed and made both toys and games. Through perseverance, we learnt new sewing skills. 

Autumn 1: The Victorians 

At the start of the year, we went back over 150 years to the Victorian era to learn about what life was like in Victorian Britain and all the great inventions during this time. 


Please check out our topic key learning where you will find the ‘key’ knowledge we will be learning each half term.