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Knowl Hill CofE Academy

"Together We Succeed"

Ashley Hill MAT

Part of the

Ashley Hill

Multi Academy Trust

Year 2

Welcome to Year Two




Adults in Year Two

Class Teacher- Miss Dance

Teaching assistant - Mr Edwards (Mornings only) 



Hello Year Two,

We have had an amazing week this week, keep up the amazing work Year Two.

This is the class page for Year 2 where you can find important information about our class and what we've been up to.

Our class teacher is Miss Dance and our class TA is Mr Edwards. We're also taught by Mrs Bourner on a Wednesday afternoon. Our topic for this term is  Disasters. At the bottom of this page, there's a link to our curriculum overview, showing what the children will be learning in each subject this term.


This term, our class PE sessions are on a Monday and Tuesday. Please send your child into school wearing their PE kit on these days.


If you have any questions that can't be answered from the information below, please contact Miss Dance through her work email

Miss Dance checks her emails on school days and will reply within 24 hours.

Our Christian value this term is generosity. 






























 Week Beginning 21st September 2020



Our second unit in maths is Related facts- addition and subtraction.

This week will be learning to....

  • Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20 fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100.
  • Recognise and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction and use this to check calculations and solve missing number problems.
  • Show that addition of two number can be done in any order (commutative) and subtraction of one number from another cannot.
  • Solve problems with addition and subtraction: using concrete objects and pictorial representations.



For the next three weeks in English, we will be exploring Non-Chronological reports. We will be looking at a variety of Non-Chronological reports and learning what makes a successful report. 

We will be covering the following learning objectives.

I can identify the features of a non-chronological report

I can use subheadings.

I can use a range of punctuation (capital letters, full stops, question marks and commas)

I can use finger spaces.

I can use coordination and subordination in my writing.

I can use commas in a list.

I can edit and improve my writing.



For the next two weeks our non core block is Science, we will be exploring the habitats in our local area. We will be discussing how flooding affects this area. We will go to Knowl Hill Common and use our outdoor area to find different habitats. Following this we will find out about the needs of living things within those habitats and how the habitat provides for them.

We will also be making a shelter for mini-beasts whose natural habitat has been lost through flooding.









A story about Coronavirus













 Star of the week




Dojo Winner










Our week in Pictures.

Year Two Curriculum Map, Year Two Curriculum PowerPoint and Mrs Bourner's Parent information evening presentation



 Reading Certificates




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.











Maths homework will be handed out in homework books on Monday 28th of September.

Week beginning 21st September 2020 

Spellings will be handed out to the children this week but please find a copy below too. Spelling tests will continue to be every Friday morning and tested through dictations.

Spelling for week beginning 21st September, the children will be tested on 25th September.

Miss Dance's special challenge for the week..... Can you spot the alien word?













Topic Homework- Autumn Term

Year 2 Spellings 2020-2021

Book Reviews