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Year 2

Hello everyone and welcome to Year 2's class page. We will be using this page to share important information, key events, links to websites and much more. Please make sure you are checking this page on a regular basis.  



This half term (Summer 1) we are using the below book, linking to the Queen's Jubilee. Have a look in our learning gallery to see what we have been up to!

Year 2 timetable

SATs information

Please remember to practice your common exception words as often as you can. 

Common exception/High frequency/Tricky words

Spring 2



This half term (Spring 2) we will be learning all about Habitats. 

The children will be writing a their treasure hunt set of instructions, a non-chronological report and a recount of an event that has happened. 

History day 2022 (22nd March)


The children dressed up on history day based on the different clothes people would have worn in the time of The Great Fire of London in 1666.

Spring 1



This half term (Spring 1) we will be learning all about Explorers and Quests. 

The children will be writing a their own story and a set of instructions to help a Pirate get to his treasure. 


These are the 3 focus books for Spring 1.

Autumn 2

The Great Fire of London


This half term (Autumn 2) we will be learning all about the Great Fire of London. 

The children will be writing a newspaper article as if they were there. 

They will be writing a postcode, pretending to be somebody that witnessed the fire and they will also be writing a poem about The Great Fire of London. 

Autumn 1

Knowing me, Knowing you

We are now looking at non-fiction texts. 

Why are these different to fiction texts?

What are the key features?


For this block of writing the children will be writing an explanation piece of writing linked to our science learning, animals including humans.

Autumn 1 class book

This half term we will be using the book 'Once there were giants' to support our learning. In our English sessions we will be writing stories, thinking about all the key features needed to write an exciting and enjoyable story. 


We will also being using this book to support our Science learning. 'Animals including humans.' Looking at the life cycles of different animals and revisiting our learning in Year 1 about the different groups that animals belong to. 


In our Maths sessions we will be looking at place value and addition and subtraction. All activities set on Purple Mash and Mathletics will support the learning we have been doing in class. Please remember to log on.