This term, Year 2 will be studying maps and using the four points of the compass to describe position. We will revise the seven continents and five oceans from Year 1 learning: introducing the equator and hot climates that are found here. We will learn the four countries of the UK and know the water that surrounds it. We will learn the names of the capital cities and be able to find Sheerness in the South East of England. We will look at London and begin to understand the significance of the River Thames. This river study will be continued in our beach school activity- looking at the Estuary at Sheerness.
This term, Year 2 will be joining Beach Schools. They will visit Sheerness beach, each week, and learn more about our local environment. We are very lucky to have this opportunity to attend this local community-based scheme.
This term, Year 2 will be studying the continent of Africa. We will be learning about Egypt and know that it is hot because it lies on the equator. We will be learning about the weather, human and physical landmarks as well as the animals that live in different habitats. We will learn about the River Nile and know that the river is important for lie in Egypt. We will learn about indigenous people and how they link to Ancient Egypt. We will also begin to look and food, trade and tourism.