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Year 2

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2023 – 2024


Apple Class

Our teacher is Mrs Khalid


Cherry Class

Our teacher is Mrs Amin


Strawberry Class

Our teacher is Miss Powell


Our teaching assistants are Mrs Cann, Mrs Qandill, Miss Young, Miss Fiaz and Mrs Al-Hjowj


Here’s what we’ll be covering over this term in Reception:



This term, we will be following the Primary Writing Project for English. The children will learn, innovate and invent a variety of text types such as list poems, stories and balanced arguments. 



In maths, we are going to be focusing on learning a variety of skills such as place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We are going to be encouraging the children to deepen their knowledge of number bonds.

You can also encourage them with this at home using the Numbots website.

Topics that we will be covering across the half-term


In the foundation subjects we will be learning about:


ScienceEvery day materials


Computing – Online safety


Art – Abstract portraits


Geography – Continents and oceans


RESpecial times


PSHE – Being me in my world


PE – Tag ruby and dance



We have PE on the following days:


Apple – Monday and Thursday

Cherry - Monday and Tuesday

Strawberry – Tuesday and Thursday


Children will need trainers for PE lessons. Please ensure your child has appropriate clothing; this can be in the form of plain black tracksuit bottoms with elasticated legs, plain black or red shorts and a plain white or red t-shirt. No jewellery is to be worn on PE days.

Homework options

The table below shows a list of topics that we will be covering in Year 2 this half term and the dates that we will be doing each topic.


Each week, you can choose one objective to complete with your child at home.




Learning log options to be done at home

Everyday materials – Science topic (2 weeks)


Week beginning 11th September – week beginning 18th September





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Plan and carry out your own investigation based on everyday materials.




Write about different materials and their uses.

* * * * * * * * 

Abstract Portraits – Art topic (2 weeks)



Week beginning 25th September – week beginning 2nd October


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Create your own abstract portrait.




Write what you have learnt about abstract portraits.

* * * * * * * * 

Online safety – Computing (1 week)


Week beginning 9th October



* * * * * * * * 

Design a poster for staying safe online.




Research ways to stay safe online.

* * * * * * * * 

Around the World – Geography topic (1 week)


Week beginning 16th October





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Create your own map. Label the 7 continents and 5 oceans.




Write what you have learnt about in geography.

* * * * * * * * 


To share what your child has done at home, you can send a message/photo on Class Dojo or upload a photo onto your child’s Class Dojo profile.

Your child does not need to bring any of the work with them to school.

Please also encourage your child to read regularly at home, practice their number bonds using the Numbots website and practice their spellings.

Below is a list of the spellings we will be focusing on this half term.


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Here are some examples of how your child can practice their spelling words:


Test Dates for 2024

May 2024


Key Stage 1 SATs test period

Monday 10th June 2024

Phonics Screening check week