Year 2

Summer (1) 2019
KS1 Assessments will commence week beginning 20th May 2019. A letter to Parents and Carers was sent before the Spring Break
Just a reminder to label coats, jackets and any other school uniform. As the weather improves the children may want to bring in a sun hat. Please can the hat have their name. Thank you for your support .   
Water Bottles
Please can the children bring in their water bottles. As the weather continues to improve the children are asking more and more for their water bottles. If they are in school they can access them immediately. Thank you
P.E. will be on a Tuesday with Mr McGovern. The children will get changed into black shorts, black pumps and white t-shirt. Please can names be put P,E. kits to make it easier for the children to make sure they have their kit back in their bag. Thank you.
Homework will be sent on a Monday/ Tuesday if an INSET day and returned the following Monday of each week. If the children complete the homework before the Monday they are more than welcome to hand it in beforehand.
We will be doing various reading opportunities throughout the week in school from guided reading, shared reading, comprehension reading and individual reading. The children will be given their own individual reading book and reading log to take home to share.
All pupils have had the opportunity to play Rock Star maths in school. A reminder for parents that the calculations show both the multiplication and division facts.
The maths link below (Hit the Button) has a variety of interactive games that the children can play to help learn and improve their recall of maths facts.
Topic: Growing Things
Our topic this term will focus on science and growing things. We will learn about what seeds and plants need in order to grow and survive. We will be observing plants over time in certain conditions.
Plant Vocabulary you may want to learn:
shoots, seeds, bulbs, germination, change, healthy, conditions, alive, seedlings.
For geography the children will learn about compass points and participate in looking at aerial photographs of the local area, They will be encouraged to look for local landmarks.

Provisional dates for national testing this year are as follows:

KS1 (Year 2) - May 2019

Please note that leave of absence requests WILL NOT be permitted during the above dates.


  • Mrs West

    Year 2 Class Teacher

  • Mrs Alderson

    Year 2 Teaching Assistant