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Year 2 - Da Vinci and Galileo Class


Welcome to Year 2.


In Galileo class our Teacher is Miss Brown and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Harlow.

In Da Vinci class our Teachers are Mr Brisland and Miss Myatt and our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Douglas.


Our Y2 Team Teachers are Mr Armstrong and Mrs Clapham.


Autumn 2:

Our Whole School Quest question is: Which year was the best year to be born?

Our Y2 Quest question this term is: What is it like to be a firefighter?

We will be learning about the Great Fire of London. Finding out how it started, where it started and why it was so destructive.

We will read Samuel Pepys' diary and try to learn why it was so important.

We will discover how firefighters have changed throughout history and study the changes to the equipment.

We will be visited by the Firefighters from Stockhill Fire Station. They will talk to us about being a firefighter and also show us round their fire engine.

In year 2 we will also be learning and performing our Nativity show.


Remember to look at the curriculum letter for parents to see all the exciting things your children have been learning each term. Please complete as many Children's Choice activities as you can with your child.


Keep up to date with how many points your child has earned on Class Dojo. If you are having any problems accessing or logging on, please see Mr Brisland or Miss Brown.


Autumn 1:

Our Whole School Quest question is: Where are the treasures of the world?

Our Y2 Quest question this term is: What treasures does Nottingham have??

We have been finding out about countries in the United Kingdom.

We have also looked at the different Treasures that Nottingham has and compared them to the Treasures of Brazil.

We studied The River Trent and compared it with The Amazon River.  

We also had an exciting trip to Wollaton Park in Nottingham. It was great fun to see the Stags up close.