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Year 2 2019-20

 Welcome to Year 2



Here you can find: updates on our learning, curriculum information, letters, spellings, reminders and much more.

Keep checking regularly for updates.


In Spring 1 our topic is: Lives of Significant People!

We will be studying the lives and impact of significant people from different times upon the world. Our main focus will be on Mary Seacole and later in the term we will compare aspects of her life to that of Florence Nightingale. 

(See curriculum information below for a more detailed breakdown on what we will be learning.)


 PE kits are needed in school Monday to Friday.

Weekly Reminders:


Monday PE (Dance Coach)
Tuesday PE
Thursday Change Library Books 

Reading Diaries collected in and Reading Stars awarded

Spelling Test

New Spellings on Spelling Shed and class page

NB - Children have the opportunity to change their home reading book each morning.

Homework and Spellings:

Daily Reading

Times Tables Rock Stars (At least 3 times a week)

Spelling Shed (At Least 3 times a week)

Learning Log choices are also available below


Art - Developing a sense of Henry Moore's sculptures!

Art - I'm sure you'll agree that our bird inspired scultpures have lots of personality!

DT: Investigating axles that do rotate!

DT: Investigating vehicles - axles that don't rotate!

Computing: Writing algorithms using the blue bots!

Investigating Germs Spreading in Science!

Mix, Mix, Mix the Colours!

Science - Identifying and Classifying - Different Food Types

Scientific Research - Why is exercise important?

African Dancing!

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African Drumming!

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African Drumming!

Storytellers - The Little Red Hen

Adding the finishing touches to our 'Matisse' collages!

Designing the backgrounds for our own collages!

Investigating different ways to make the same number with base 10!

Practical Place Value Game

September - Investigating different combinations of 7!

Our Classroom Expectations:

Our Classroom Expectations:  1
Picture 1

Best Noun Song Ever!!

Number Pairs Song

Number Gators (Greater Than, Less Than Symbols Song)

Shapes Song

Mix the Colors Song