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Welcome to Year 2!

Who's Who?

A Typical Year 2 Timetable

Homework

The following homework will be given out each week to children in Year 2:

 

Spellings are given out on a Friday to be learnt by the following Friday.

My Maths tasks are set on a Friday to be completed by the following Friday.

Reading should be done at least three times a week at home. This year we are beginning to use Reading Records again, so please endeavour to write in them when you have read with your child. 

 

Optional extra:

Numbots and Times Table Rock Stars can be accessed anytime. We don't set weekly tasks on it, but it can be a useful tool for extra number practice at home. 

 

Work which is set on Google Classrooms, only needs to be completed and submitted if your child is isolating at home. Note: We sometimes set tasks on Google Classroom for the children to complete in their computing lesson. This does not have to be done at home. 

Summer Term 2

This term our topic is 'Endangered Animals'

Here's this term's topic overview mat:

June 2022 - Researching Endangered Animals

Summer Term 1

This term our topic is 'Where do we live?'

Here's this term's topic overview mat:

Where do we live - our mini Chapel Allerton! May 2022

Bethan Woollvin - author read along and draw along - June 2022

Learning about homophones (words that sound the same but are spelled differently!) April 2022

Spring Term 2

This term our topic is 'In to the Woods'

Here's this term's topic overview mat:

We took a walk in the woods to inspire our writing! March 2022

March 2022 - Science Week

 

The theme for this year's Science Week was growth. We enjoyed exploring the playgrounds, looking for signs of growth. As part our plants science topic, we are conducting our own growth experiments. We have planted beans and left them in different conditons. We are eagerly awaiting to see signs of growth!

 

We were very lucky to have a visit from Mrs Greenwood, who amazed us with her Elephant's Toothpaste experiment! We loved it! Feeling inspired by this, we even had a go at creating some chemical reaction of our own! We watched what happened when you put mints into a full bottle of coke and also made our own "volcanoes in a cup"! 

 

What a busy week! We've had so much fun - have a look at our photos below!

Spring Term 1

This term our topic is 'It's A Material World'!

Here's this term's topic overview mat:

February 2022 - Making our healthy sandwiches!

February 2022 - Exploring instructions, recycled materials and sculpture in art!

January 2022 - Learning about multiplication through arrays

January 2022 - Science. Exploring materials and what objects they are made into.

Autumn Term 2

This term our topic is 'Journeys'!

November 2021 - Writing our own journey stories based on the book 'Journey' by Aaron Becker.

November 2021 - 2BB Eco warrior speeches

In Art this week we had a Rangoli competition as it was Diwali. First we learned about the festival of Diwali, then looked in more detail at what Rangoli patterns are and how they are created. Then we worked in teams to create a pattern, working on the floor as that is traditionally how they are made!

 

Enjoy the finished products!

Autumn Term 1

This term our topic is 'Fire and Ice'!

 

We recreated the Great Fire of London! September 2021

Investigating bonds within 20. Maths, October 2021.

October 2021 - Using < and > to compare number sentences

October is Black History Month! We researched some incredible black explorers and adventurers.

Writing polar stories based on 'Lost and Found' by Oliver Jeffers - October

Harvest Festival in Church! October 2021

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