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Year 2


Year 2 Staff

Miss Molloy - Class Teacher

Mrs Wilson - Teaching Assistant


Current Topic (Summer)

Land Ahoy/Beach Combers

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! Get ready to take to the high seas and set sail in search of treasure! This half term, we’ll visit a boat yard, river or harbour to find out about boats and ships of all shapes and sizes. We’ll write about our visit, read information books, investigate amazing sea rescues and write postcards and poetry influenced by the sea. Our science skills will help us to understand how boats float and we’ll design and make model ships using a variety of materials. We’ll study paintings of boats and draw detailed pictures of our own. Our map reading skills will help us to identify different seas and oceans, and we’ll learn about famous sea explorers. Stories of pirates will inspire us to make pirate flags, treasure maps and fact files. We’ll even find out how to talk and sing like a pirate!

Previous topic

Scented Garden

Let’s tiptoe through the tulips together and discover the sights, sounds and smells of the garden. This half term, we’ll visit a florist’s shop or a garden centre. We’ll find out how to look after plants, ask the experts questions and appreciate the flowers. We’ll write an information book about plants, follow instructions, enjoy the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and write stories of our own. Discovering our green fingers will be fun when we plant and tend a pizza garden of herbs. We’ll also learn about the different parts of a plant and create our own ‘planting and growing’ action rhyme. Our senses will help us describe and sort a range of smells and we’ll make beautifully scented products. We’ll look closely at a wide variety of plants, create detailed, observational drawings and press real flowers to use in collages.


Spring Term Assembly Songs

Dancing in the Moonlight

Ging Gang Goolie

Stand by Me


Click here for the song lyrics

Home learning

Click on the correct date below to download the home learning pack for that week.

W/E 21.06.19

W/E 14.06.19

W/E 26.04.19

W/E 29.03.19

W/E 22.03.19

W/E 15.02.19

W/E 08.03.19

W/E 01.03.19

W/E 01.02.19

W/E 25.01.19

W/E 18.01.19

W/E 11.01.19

W/E 23.11.18

W/E 16.11.18

W/E 09.11.18

W/E 02.11.18

W/E 28.09.18



Topics covered this term: Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Multiplication and Division.

Place Value

Children in Year 2 will become secure with the place value of 2-digit numbers

This BBC Bitesize guide has all you need to know!

Times tables

It is also vital the children are practising their times-tables!

By the end of Year 2, children need to be secure in their recall of the 2, 5 and 10 times tables. 


Core text

'The Sand Horse' by Ann Turnbull, illustrated by Michael Foreman

Buy it here


Previous reading 

The Gardener by Sarah Stewart, illustrated by David Small

Buy it here


'The Owl who was afraid of the Dark' by Jill Tomlinson

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'The Tunnel' by Anthony Browne

Buy it here

Click here to visit Anthony Browne's website - There are a few activities you can do, plus can contact him on here too!


'The true story of the Three Little Pigs'

Three pigs Buy it here




You can find this week's spellings on the Homework cover sheet



Click here to go the Phonics page of the Learning Platform 


Wednesday Word

If you enjoy reading the Wednesday Word with your child, why not check out the Wednesday Word Kids' Area, where there are games and activities to support their scriptural education

Click here to view the Servite Curriculum Map 2018/19


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