Oral and written comprehension, and the encouragement of a wider range of reading; the further development of creative writing allied to language work; developing the understanding of the spoken word and a capacity to express oneself effectively in speaking and listening activities. Drama. Use of computer programmes.
All the 1st Year work is consolidated. The 4 rules are reinforced with larger numbers including long multiplication. Other topics include: money, equivalent fraction, area and perimeter, averages and problem solving. The boys learn how to collect data using a tally chart and displaying the data on a bar graph. Mental arithmetic is practiced throughout the year.
The continued study of the natural environment, developing the scientific skills of observation, recording and analysis. I.C.T. Writing for Different Audiences, Graphics – manipulating and editing, combining text and graphics, use of the internet and branching databases.
Ancient Greece. Local history, with particular reference to Warwick Castle and the history of Warwick School.
Ways of improving our environment. Life in a less economically developed country (Kenya). Earthquakes and volcanoes.
The study of the life of Jesus. Self-confidence, feelings communication.
Music, French, Art, Technology, Physical Education, Games and Performing Arts complete the curriculum.