Topic based-learning continues, with topics such as fire, earth and water presenting exciting opportunities to learn about the planet, rain forests and endangered species, and even the chance to make our own volcanoes in the classroom! We also cover the Great Fire of London, with the children taking part in a special fancy dress “Fire of London” day to experience a slice of 1666 life.
Pupils receive two music lessons a week. Other than any private lessons within School, this will be their first taste of playing and practising an instrument. Parents are invited to a small concert to showcase these early performance skills.
Children have many more opportunities to build confidence in Year 2, as parts in school performances become bigger and public speaking in class is more frequent. This means children are already able to stand up in front of an audience possessing key performance and delivery skills as they enter Prep.
Year 2 pupils are encouraged to become more responsible and are all given prefect roles. From playground monitors to manning the water fountain they really enjoy rising to this challenge. Children also start to understand the independence and self-motivation encouraged in the Prep and Senior School, with older pupils inspiring the Pre-Prep pupils to do their best.