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Year 2

Year 2 Information


Welcome to the year group information page. All information for the year group will be displayed on this central page. This is a great way to see all the fantastic learning taking place throughout the year.


Leeds Class: Teacher: Mrs K.Taylor: HLTA: Mrs C.Taylor: TA: Ms Harris

Southampton Class: Teacher: Ms Barrett: TA: Mrs Cullen



Your child will need a full PE kit on Mondays/ Tuesdays or Fridays. This should consist of: T-Shirt, shorts, plimsolls or sports shoes. Please also include a jumper and jogging bottoms for colder weather.


Homework Timetable


Friday-Return following Wednesday


Friday-Return following Wednesday

Topic Challenges:

Termly – Return on date stated on challenge





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Our Topic for Terms 3 & 4

Our Topic for Terms 3 & 4 1

We enjoyed watching the pantomime - Beauty & the Beast

In geography we have been exploring map features and creating map keys using symbols.

Year 2 Addition jottings no crossing tens

We use jottings to solve addition calculations.

The Wizard of Oz

We have been using The Wizard of Oz for our portal story writing.

We watched PIXAR's Knick Knack Snowman before discussing how we could escape a snow globe.


We have been learning Christmas songs for our Christmas Carol Cafe. We really enjoyed learning the sign language along to this Spanish/English song.

We have been learning how to solve multiplication calculations.

A fun song to help introduce the concept of multiplication.

In history we have been learning all about King Henry VIII. We started gathering facts from when he was a child right up to the end of his reign. We used facts and debated whether he was a hero or a villain.

In science, we looked at the food groups contained in a balanced diet. We compared this food to the types ate by the royals during the Tudor times.

We ended our topic with a fantastic Tudor Banquet. We ate meat, pottage, drizzled honey over everything and even had some ginger beer.

Our topic question: Was Henry VIII a hero or a villain?

Our topic question: Was Henry VIII a hero or a villain? 1

The Twits by Roal Dahl Read by Simon Callow Part One

Roald Dahl Day: A treat for you. One of my favourite Roald Dahl stories, read by one my favourite people, Simon Callow.

Learn To Count To 100 With Spiderman 🕷 🕸

In Maths we have been counting to 100.

Paper Bag Princess

In Literacy we will be using this story for our 'Defeat the Villain' writing lessons.