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Welcome to Year 2

Autumn 1- Famous people from the past

In Autumn 1 we are learning about people from the past and what made them famous. We will find out about why a person is remembered from the past and the impact these people had/have on our lives. We aill learn about chronology and the passing of time.

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Autumn 2 - Let's Celebrate!

In Autumn 2, we will be learning about festivals and celebrations from around the world. We will learn about the countries that celebrate them and the similarities and differences between celebrations. 

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Spring 1 - Green Fingers

In Spring 1 we will learn about Green Fingers! We will find out about plants growing locally and plants suited to other environments across the world such as the rainforest or a desert. How do plants adapt to different environments and what type of weather would we find in these parts of the world?

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Spring 2 - We are what we eat.

In Spring 2 we are learning about the history of food. How has what we eat changed over the years? We will learn about different ways of keeping food fresh and the food shopping habits of people in the past. We will make comparisons to how we eat today.

y2wearewhatweeat(2)Y2 we are what we eat

Summer 1 - Treasure Island

In Summer 1 we will be finding out about explorers from the past. We will learn about the voyages they took and where they travelled to, finding their routes on a world map. We will learn about the difficulties and dangers they may have faced on their adventures. 

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Summer 2 - The Circus is coming to town

In Summer 2 we will learn about the history of the circus. Where did they travel to? What jobs did they have? 

We will also debate on the ethics of using animals in a circus. Is this right and are the animals treated fairly?

Take a look at some of our amazing posters from people from the past!

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