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Spring 1

Welcome back! 


Hello all! I hope you had a lovely Christmas and are ready for the new year to begin.  

This term, we will be focusing on the topic Brrr, why is it so cold outside? and to launch our topic, we have a very exciting trip to one of the UK's biggest aquariums, The deep (on Friday 12th January 2024 ).  Throughout this topic, we will be learning all about the animals and environment in Antarctica, particularly penguins! In line with this, we will be reading the book Lost and Found in Guided Reading and English, and writing an adventure story about the tales of a lost penguin! In Maths, we will be learning all about money and multiplication and division.


I hope you enjoy the last day of your holidays, I look forward to seeing you all tomorrow!


If you have any queries or questions, please feel free to talk to me at my classroom door after school 


Miss Bass heart

Spring 1 - Class text

Spring 1 - Geography

Autumn 2 

I hope you all had a lovely half term and are feeling refreshed and ready for another busy term of learning in Year 2.  In Guided Reading this half term, we will be reading the text The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark, where we will follow Plop as he confronts his fears and has many adventures throughout.  In English, we will be writing our very own animal adventure stories based on our class text.  In Maths, we will be continuing to add and subtract some tricky numbers, before moving on to learning our 2,5 and 10 times tables in our multiplication and division unit.  Our topic unit this half term is called What's the weather like today? where we will be learning about the four seasons we have in a year, and how the weather changes over the course of that time.


Forest school will be on Monday as usual, so please make sure your child comes into school with their clothes to change into.  This half term, Active Fusion will be teaching our PE lessons as we begin our new dance unit! PE will be on a Wednesday this half term.


As we move closer to Christmas, Year 2 have the fantastic challenge of learning and performing our KS1 Nativity this year.  They will not only be singing with the lovely Year 1 class, but also acting and having speaking parts too!


If you have any questions or queries, please email me via smiley


See you all on Monday! smiley

Miss Bass

Autumn 2 - Class text

Autumn 2 - Knowledge Organiser

Autumn Term 1

Welcome to Year 2


I hope you all had a lovely Summer and feel ready and refreshed to come back to school for a new, exciting year to begin!

This term, we will be learning all about animals, their habitats and the food they eat throughout our unit 'What's Alive Outside?'  To launch this topic, we will be going on a class trip to Austerfield! This will be a great start to our topic, and really help with our learning when we return to the classroom.  In English, we will be writing postcards to Sunny the Meerkat, who features in our Guided Reading text 'Meerkat Mail'.  In Maths, we will be learning about the place value of numbers up to 100.


PE will be on a Thursday

Forest School will be on a Monday

Reading books will be checked and changed on a Wednesday


In Year 2, you will see...

Miss Bass - Class teacher

Mr Kirtley - Teaching assistant




Autumn 1 Knowledge Organiser

Autumn 1 class text:

Our Class Charter:

20 Things do throughout Year 2:

Year 2 Long Term Plan: