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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Follow our learning journey below. Here you will find regular updates from our time in class  and any useful links and documents you may need.  




Spellings will be marked after the test on Friday. If you would like to find out how your child did then please remind them to bring me their home spelling book and I will write down their score. 

The book we are reading.

The book we are reading.  1

The Antarctic

As part of our topic we have been learning about the Antarctic this week. This is the location we have chosen for Sunny the meerkat to visit. We are currently writing a letter from him back to his family living in the Kalahari desert. 

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Around The World 

The whole school topic for this half term is 'Around the world'. We will be reading 'Meercat Mail' and learning about the different places Sunny is visiting. We will then learn about new and different climates and pick one we think Sunny should visit - then we will write a letter from Sunny back to his family describing is new surroundings. Throughout this sequence of learning children will be given the opportunity to use maps and atlases and practise using these.  

Around the world learning objectives.

Science - investigating the stretchiness of different rubber bands.

07.10.19. In English we are writing an information leaflet on castles. Today we started by reading different kinds of leaflets to give us ideas for our own.

04.10.19. In art we have been practising how to change the lightness/darkness of a colour by adding white or black. We used this skill when painting our drawings of castles.

In maths we are learning different methods to subtract/add two 2 digit numbers together. This week we have focused on place value and how it can be used to add and subtract.

23.09.19 We have been learning about castles this week. On Friday we learnt about different materials and how they are suitable for different jobs, we then made catapults and tested them outside.

Once upon a time

Our whole school topic for this half term is 'Once upon a time'. 

We will be reading and writing different traditional tales as well as learning about castles as part of our history topic.

Check back here for links to our long term plans. 


Thank you 

Mr. H 

Autumn Term Topic Web 1

Useful links

Blofield Primary School Values

  • “Win or lose, do it fairly.” Knute Rockne
  • “Everyone should be respected as an individual” Albert Einstein
  • “We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges” Joyce Meyer
  • “No one succeeds without effort... Those who succeed owe their success to perseverance.” Ramana Maharshi
  • “A little attention, a little kindness, a little thoughtfulness are worth more than all the wealth in the world.” Avijeet Das