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Year 2

Welcome to Year Two.


Adults in Year Two

Class Teacher- Miss Dance

Teaching assistant -Mrs Forouzandeh.

Welcome back, I hope you all had a wonderful Easter holiday and you are all ready for the exciting term ahead.


Our new topic for Summer Term is Africa.  We have lots of exciting and engaging cross curricular activities planned, we also have an exciting trip planned to Marwell Zoo where the children can see some beautiful animals up close. 


Our PE day this term will be on a Thursday but please make sure that children bring their PE kits in everyday.



Our value this half term is 'Friendship'. We will be exploring this value through our daily Collective Worships.






Up and coming events


Wednesday 24th April 2019- Marwell Zoo trip

Thursday 25th April 2019- Jungle Fever Day/Hero in School day

Monday 6th May 2019- Bank Holiday Monday

Tuesday 7th May and Wednesday 8th May- Parents' Evening- 5-7.30 PM










Week Beginning 23rd April 2019 

Core Subject Information


English -This week, after our wonderful trip to the zoo, we will be writing a recount based on our school trip. We will be writing our recounts using time adverbials, a range of punctuation and subordination and co-ordination. 


Maths - This week in maths,  we will be beginning to compare and order lengths. We will be recording the results using <,> and =


Reading- As a class we are reading The Butterfly Lion.

This week we will be making predictions about the text. We will also be explaining what has happened in the text and making inferences. 






 Star of the week


Our stars of the week are Una and Elouise




Dojo Winner


 Our Dojo Winner this week is Bertie








What we did last week.....

W/C  1st April 2019

This week in Year Two, we finished our twisted tales and created own pop up books.

W/C 25th March 2019

This week in Year Two, we wrote our own class twisted tale, we called our story The Three Little Rats. On Thursday, we loved having the special people in our lives come in and do an activity with us. 

W/C 18th March 2019

This week we started our tests, we also started our pop up books in D & T. We enjoyed exploring springs and looking at a variety of pop up books.

W/C 11th March 2019

What an exciting week we have had! It was British Science Week, we explored transport and set up an investigation outside our classroom.  We enjoyed the investigation so much, we made our own!


This page will be updated weekly to keep you informed about our learning. Homework and spellings can also be found here.


If you have any questions please speak to us on the playground at the end of the day, or drop into the school office to make an appointment. 


 Reading Certificates

 A reminder to read 4 times per week for 10 weeks and you can earn a certificate . (Parents please remember to sign the partnership book).



Outdoor Learning

Please note we will be using the outdoor areas regularly this year to enhance our learning. Please can you send old shoes or wellies in with your children along with a suitable coat. This way regardless of the weather we can all get outside.









There will be no spelling test this week. (23rd April)

Spellings and Maths: 

Spellings Week 23- 

















This weeks spelling list is on a sticker in your child's homework book. There are 11 words to learn for a test on Friday.  Check out the Spelling Frame website to learn the rules for spellings.

Spelling website to show spelling rules and games to help children learn weekly spellings:


To support your child's learning try:

  •  Copying them out, covering the word to copy again.
  • Write simple sentences using the word 
  • Spelling the word out loud.







Spelling List for Year 2

Spelling website to show spelling rules and games to help children learn weekly spellings:


Group work

Group work 1
Group work 2
Group work 3
Group work 4

PE in Year 2

PE in Year 2 1
PE in Year 2 2
PE in Year 2 3

Useful websites


http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/ngfl/english/caerphilly/adjectives/index.htm - a game for practising adjectives.


http://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button - quick-fire practise for all the different times tables.

http://www.mad4maths.com/5_x_multiplication_table_math_game/ - a funny game that's good for practising your 5 and 3 times tables

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma13tabl-game-tables-grid-find - a times tables game that gets you thinking about the relationship between the two numbers that are multiplied together

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html - a hundred square that lets you splat numbers with different colours to help you see patterns. Really useful for number work.