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St Edward's Catholic Primary School

Year 2

Term 1: How can I use a map to find places in the UK?

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.


Year 2 Beach School

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.

Term 3: Where in the world is Egypt?

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. 

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Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales under company registration number 08176019 at registered address Barham Court, Teston, Kent, ME18 5BZ. St Edward's Catholic Primary School is a business name of Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership.