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Welcome to Year 2's Class Page!
Each half-term, this class page will be updated with information regarding our learning in school.

English

In English this half-term we will begin by using 'The Last Wolf' by Mini Grey as our inspiration. We will write letters persuading people to take action to help save endangered animals.

The Last Wolf

We will then read 'Grandad's Secret Giant' by David Litchfield, a lovely story about Billy's quest to help his Grandad's Secret Giant feel welcome in their town.

Grandad's Secret Giant

Maths

In Maths, we will continue to use Maths No Problem, White Rose Maths and NCETM to structure our progress. This half-term, we will recap out addition and subtraction skills, methods of multiplication and division and explore length and picture graphs.

Click on the White Rose Maths link to access Parent Workbooks that can support learning at home.

white rose maths
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Science

In Science this half-term, we will learn all about living things and their habitats. We will focus on habitats and micro-habitats before continuing the unit in Summer 2.

Geography

In Geography, Year 2 will build on their knowledge of the UK by exploring the continents and oceans of the world.

PSHE

Year 2 will explore what bullying is, how it can impact our lives and how we should respond when faced with hurtful behaviour.

Art

Our focus will be colour mixing. We will explore primary and secondary colours and created lots of painted works!

Computing

Year 2 will learn about algorithms this half-term, considering how we follow instructions and how we can use technology in this way.

PE

In PE, we will complete Team Games, building our resilience and communication skills when exercising.

Music

We will use Charanga to work through their 'Friendship Song' unit, listening to and appraising a wide range of songs focused on the theme of friendship.

Homework

English and Spellings homework will be sent home each Monday and should be returned each Friday. Maths homework will be set via MyMaths and again will be set on Monday to be completed by Friday.

Phonics

We can use Phonics Play to help embed our Phonics knowledge. The website is filled with lots of fun games to practise segmenting and blending Phase 2 - Phase 5 phonemes. Click the symbol below to start playing!

Phonics Play

Bug Club

Each child has a Bug Club account with books allocated to them according to their book band. Bug Club allows children to practise reading whilst also developing their comprehension skills through the quizzes in each bug. Click the bug below to log in!

Bug Club

Spellings

Below you can view our weekly overviews for spellings this half-term. You can also view key spellings that your child should know by the time they finish Year 2.

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