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Year 2 Teacher - Miss Clifford

Teaching Assistant - Mrs. Martin

        Dahl Class




Welcome to

Homework Newsletter

Monkshill Farm

Roald dahl

The big idea

Topic Activities

Our topic this term is 'Buildings'.

In Technology, we’ll be finding out:

How to make picture frames

How to make models of houses


In Science, we’ll be finding out:

How to test the strengths of structures

About materials used in structures


In International, we’ll be finding out:

About the different houses people live in, in different countries

There are structures around us all the time, some of which we barely notice. What are they made from? What is their purpose? What do you notice about their shapes? What can be done to make them stronger? Through this unit you will become builders and discover the secrets to holding up bridges and skyscrapers.

In Art, we’ll be finding out:

How to draw pictures of local buildings

How to make and decorate models of buildings

How to make prints


In History, we’ll be finding out:

How buildings were made in the past

How buildings have been used in the past

How people travelled in the past


In Geography, we’ll be finding out:

About different houses, homes and other buildings around the world

How to use maps and atlases to locate the different countries these buildings are in


In Music, we’ll be finding out:

About the structures of tunes and songs

About comparing our own music