Welcome to the Year 2 Class Page

The road ahead...

01 Sep 2019

Welcome to Year 2!


Please follow the link to find out the learning journey the children are embarking on this school year.

Autumn Term

01 Sep 2019

The Autumn Term is always extremely busy as we settle back into the new school year.

This year the class will be taught by Mr Cooley, Mrs Dunn (on a Monday afternoon) and Mrs Owen all day Thursday.  Miss Guy is the class's Teaching Assistant.

Over this term the topics will be split into separate history and geography units.  In the first half term, the children will be learning about Life in the 1960s with Mr Cooley and Mrs Owen will be teaching a unit about maps and map making.  When we return after October half term, history will be the Great Fire of London and geography comparing life in our country with that of children who live in Kenya. 

Further details of all the subjects being taught are in the newsletter. 

P.E. days

01 Sep 2019

In Year 2 the children have P.E. on Monday and Thursday.

Please make sure that their kit is in school on these days and all items are named.

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Topic Enrichment - Spring 2

September 01, 2019

After his release, Nelson Mandela said about his job tending the prison garden,

“A garden was one of the few things in prison that one could control. To plant a seed, watch it grow, to tend it then harvest it, offered a simple but enduring satisfaction. The sense of being the custodian of this small patch of earth offered a taste of freedom.”

This half term's Topic Enrichment is to create a prison garden in a shoe box. 

The Year Ahead

September 02, 2018

Please take a look at the Curriculum Overview to see the range of exciting topics and activities that we will be studying this school year. 

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Spring 2 Spellings

Detailed below are the weekly spelling lists that the class will be learning this half term.  Please click on the button should you need to download a replacement copy.

Week beginning 25th February

Week beginning 4th March

Week beginning 11th March

Week beginning 18th March

Week beginning 25th March

Week beginning 15th April

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Common Exception Words

As well as the Year 2 spelling programme of study, the children also need to be able to read and spell in their independent writing these frequently used words that are exceptions to the usual spelling rules.

Please follow the link to the list published by Twinkl. 



Extra Curricular Activities

During the Autumn Term the following are available for Year 2 children:-

Monday 3:30 - 4:30pm

Mrs Maguire will be running dodgeball club in the school hall.

If your child is learning the ukulele their lesson is on Thursday afternoon.

Year 2 Diary Dates

16th January - Assessment Evening about Key Stage 1 SATs.

7th February - Class Assembly

Also wear something red to celebrate Chinese New Year

14th February - P.T.A. Valentine's Disco

6th March - Year 2 visit to Communitree

7th March - World Book Day

29th March - Non-Uniform Day to bring in Easter Eggs for the evening's Easter Bingo. 

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