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Year 2 - North America



Year 2

Miss Shewen


PE days will be on Tuesday and Friday but this can change so please ensure PE kits are in school all week.  We are lucky to have a sports coach working with us during the Friday session which will be in the mornings so don't forget your PE kits! 


Homework Celebration will be on a Monday this half term so don't forget to bring your Homework book - one piece is expected each week. All children have been given the homework grids for Summer 2.


Reading diaries will also be checked regularly and at least 4 signatures will be expected. Please share any new vocabulary you have learnt with the class. If you read 4 times and have signatures from an adult you will get a Dojo! Don't forget our whole school challenge to get 100 reads a week as a class.


Times tables  should be practiced at home every week. This year you need to practice your 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s. Perhaps you could come up with a fun game to help?


Spellings should be learnt each week and you will find the spelling lists below for each week. They will also be send home in reading diaries. The weekly spelling test will be on a Friday unless stated on the spelling slip.

Key dates

  • W/b 4th June - Phonics Screening Check

  • Wednesday 11th July - Sports Day

  • Wednesday 18th July - Trust Awards Ceremony (Invite only)


Each half term we will send out a class newsletter with lots of information regarding our learning, exciting dates and things to remember. A copy will also be available to download below. 


Weekly Updates


WC - 16.04.18

This week we enjoyed developing our hockey skills with Mr Bishop.

W/C 23.04.18

This week we have been working really hard in year 2 to use descriptive language in our writing. Look at our fantastic descriptions of a woodland including adventurous adjectives and expanded noun phrases.

W/C 30.04.18

We have been looking at place value in maths this week. We have used to support us when adding and subtracting two 2-digit numbers.

This week we put our maths knowledge to the test and went on a maths hunt around the quad. We tried to find and answer as many questions as possible in the time given. We had so much fun and amazed Miss Shewen with how much we remembered.

W/C 14.05.18

Take a look at the fantastic woodland poems we have written this week.

W/C 21.05.18

This week we are working so hard completing our SATs. We are AMAZING!! We also loved Den Building with Mrs Elms.

Star of the week


Year 2 voted:


as our stars of the week!

He wowed us this week by

For being a responsible member of Team North America!

Well done! 



Certificates of achievement

Who has excelled themselves and shown our school values this week? 

3.11.17 - Year 2 - For having a great growth mindset. Well done!

10.11.17 - Miss Smith was away.

17.11.17 - Leanie Shaw - For always trying her hardest no matter what challenges she faces!

24.11.17 - Tilley Lander - For showing pride in her work.

1.12.17 - INSET DAY.

8.12.17 - Cian Fenton - His love and enjoyment of the new maths topic. You have shown great enthusiasm that rubs off on all those around you.

15.12.17 - Junior Hughes - For always trying so hard with his phonics.

22.12.17 - Olly Cooper - For his love of singing during the KS1 nativity. He always put 100% effort into each song whilst practicing and performing.

12.1.18 - Marshal Mawston - For his fantastic listening skills and showing great responsibility because he has chosen to complete his work in class in a very calm manner. We are all very proud of you!

19.1.18 - Nathan Dale-Brailsford - For his love of reading. He wants to read every single day and has been so excited to impress us all with it. You have a fantastic attitude. Well done!

8.06.18 - Darryl Glynn - For reading so much at home (everyday in the holidays!!) and asking for extra homework! Amazing!





The Big Question

'Would you go down to the woods today?'

Miss Lee presents Meerkat Mail.mp4

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Listen to the story 'Meerkat Mail' by Emily Gravett which has inspired our writing this half term.


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Look back with pride and forward with confidence