Year 2

Class Teacher:

Mr Pringle

Classroom Support

Miss Sullivan, Mrs Liggitt, Miss Redwood, Mrs Ware and Mrs Page

Our class email address is:

Please note that this is an alternative means of communication and may not be checked regularly. Pressing issues should be shared with the class teacher in person, in writing or via the office.

Home Learning: 2021-2022

Formal home learning includes Phonic spellings and the reading of book bands books as well as the regular use of the websites listed below.

 Please familiarise yourself with the websites below using your child's log in details.

Home Learning Links 


TT Rockstars

Spelling Frame

Oxford Owls

(User: year2wlps Pass: Book221)

Important Information

-PE will take place on Friday morning and Thursday afternoons (weather pending). These are likely to change each half term, so please check back regularly for updates.

-Children need a full indoor (t-shirt, shorts and, ideally plimsolls) and outdoor (warm top, jogging bottoms and trainers) kit for PE.

-Earrings should be removed or removeable by children for PE. Staff may not remove earrings nor use tape to cover them

-Absences should be reported on StudyBugs

-Payments should be made through ParentPay

-Children should complete nightly reading at home, ideally with an adult

This Term In Year 2: Spring 2 2021

This term in Year 2, the topic is Kenya. Below, you can find details of the areas we will be focusing on in class.


Stories: How The ______ Got Its______


Sentence structure

Story structure

Story telling (Book Week)

Persuasion: Visit Kenya

Persuasive Techniques

Persuasive vocabulary


2D Shapes and their properties

Drawing 2D shapes

Sorting 2D shapes

3D shapes and their properties

Comparing 2D and 3D shapes


Poems from Please Mrs Butler


Biomes of the world e.g. rainforest, desert


Simple food chains


Geography of Kenya e.g. location in the world

The Savanna, its features and animals

Physical and human features of Kenya

Comparison of Kenya to The UK

The life of Maasai tribe


Art and DT


Colour mixing including secondary colours, tints and shade

Brush control

Line work and the art of Qin Feng





The Carnival of The Animals


Uses of technology




Managing feelings


Our topic this half term is ...


The topic looks at the geography of Kenya, the Maasai tribe and the surrounding savanna.

The knowledge organiser for this topic will be uploaded soon.

 Knowledge Organisers

A knowledge organiser breaks down the core learning and vocabulary that children will look at during a unit of work in a particular subject or topic. It details
-Prior learning
-The minimum knowledge should have by the end of a topic
-The key vocabulary (The Vocabulary Dozen) for a a topic.

As a parent, you can support your child's learning my look through knowledge organisers with your child and asking them questions about their learning. You can also find more knowledge organisers under the Class Pages tab on the website.

Helpful Downloads

Please find some handy sheet or booklets you can print at home to support you. If you are unable to print these, please do not hesitate to ask for a copy in school.

Some of these documents appear best when downloaded.

Time, Place and Cause Words

Adjectives and Adverbs


Phonics Mats And Flashcards

Phase 3

Phase 4 Blends

Phase 5

High Frequency Words

First 100 High Frequency Words

200 High Frequency Words

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01268 753 652

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