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Welcome to Year 2

Some Reminders

Please ensure that ALL your children’s clothing is named, including trousers, skirts and shirts. When the children get changed for PE it is hard for them to find the right white shirt if it is not named.

Please also ensure that the children have a named water bottle in school every day.


Week Ending 1st December

What a great few weeks we have had in Year 2.

We have been learning all about World War Two and even made our own tanks.

We have been using the text of The Lion and the Unicorn to write descriptions and retell parts of the story.

In Maths we have been learning how to multiply and divide using different methods.

Please could you use Mathletics at home as we want to see more children getting certificates and practising their maths skills.

Thank you to all who attended the Grandparents afternoon, we were really proud of your children performing their tea dances so

We are very proud teachers—well done Year 2.


Week Ending 17th November

Term 2 is definitely in full swing and as always we have our days packed full of learning.

In Literacy we have been looking at our new text ‘The Lion and the Unicorn’ about a boy called Lenny who has been evacuated in World War 2. We have been re-writing different sections of the texts and finding synonyms to make our work more exciting.

In Maths we have been focusing on data. We have drawn our own pictograms and bar charts as well as answering questions about the data.

It was great to see everyone support Children in Need by wearing their PJ’s to school! You all looked amazing.

Well done Year 2 we are very proud of you all.

Week Ending 3rd November

What a great week back in Year 2!

Well done for a great week of learning and settling back so quickly.

We have been writing our own Halloween poems in Literacy this week which has been great fun.

In Maths we have been using rulers to measure accurately.

We have started our history topic about World War Two and have a special visitor on Monday who will be doing some workshops with the children.

Could you please ensure your child has a coat in school for break times as it is getting a little colder.


Week Ending 20th October

We cannot believe the end of term is already here.

We have had a fantastic term in Year 2 and are very pleased with the progress the children are making already.

Thank you for attending parents’ evening and the Open Afternoon, it was lovely to share the great learning that has been happening in our classes.

This week we have been writing non-fiction texts about owls and in Maths we have been teaching the column method for addition and subtraction.

Well done for a fantastic term Year 2.

Have a lovely break ready for a new term to begin.

Week Ending 22nd September

It's been a full week and we are really pleased with how well Year 2 have settled down and are trying really hard with their learning.

In literacy, we have been reading 'The snail and the whale' to write our own version of the story.

In maths, we have focused on place value and representing numbers using manipulatives.

In history this week, we have been learning about key figures in history for Black History Month.

Please remember to read with your child every night to ensure AR quizzes are completed at least once a week.

Well Done Year 2.


Week Ending 8th September

Hello and welcome back to an amazing year in Year 2.

We are so excited for the year ahead and we are looking forward to watching your children grow.

Just a reminder that all children need their PE Kits in school.

We have spent the week settling in and getting to know what happens in a new year.

We look forward to meeting you all at parents evening in a few weeks time.

In the meantime if you have any concerns then please speak to your class teacher.

Well done Year 2 for settling in so well this week.