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Beech's Best Bits-  Welcome to Year 2

We hope you have had a good summer with a chance to have fun with your families and a chance to rest too.  We are looking forward to welcoming the children into Beech Class and starting our exciting learning journey this term.

This term, we will be:

In English, we will be exploring question and answer texts, and fiction writing based on our History topic. In addition to this, we will be developing our drama skills during play rehearsals.

In Maths, we will continue our learning on the topic of and addition and subtraction, and then move on to 2D and 3D shapes.

In Science, we will be investigating materials, their properties and their uses. We will investigate some inventors and discuss the importance of recycling.

We will learn about Neil Armstrong and the significance of the 1969 Moon Landing in History.

We will use iPads to Create Pictures in the style of famous artists in Computing lessons.

In Design Technology, we will design and make our own healthy pizzas.

Children will compare beliefs and practices in Christianity and Judaism. 

We will continue with Music Mix Up this term, and will also be putting on a show with our friends in Yr 1 and Reception Class.

Meet the Year 2 Team

Ms Donnelly/Ms Webb - Teachers

Ms Joyner - Teaching Assistant

Mr Holmes- PE

Meet the Teacher

Year 2 End of Year Expectations

Recommended Reads for Year 2

What do I need at school?

  • Water bottles – you child will need a water bottle every day

  • Reading books and reading logs -  to be brought in everyday

  • A pencil case with list of resources as shared at the Meet The Teacher meeting

  • Coats - we will be going outside in all weathers so please bring a coat every day

  • PE Kit – a fully named PE kit should be at school every week. (our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday).  Please remember that all jewellery must be removed for PE lessons.

  • Home learning books to be sent in every Monday

  • A hat in hot weather

  • Old shirt or painting apron – for painting and craft

  • Library books – for Wednesday to swap


Knowledge Organisers






Religions and World Views


Home Learning

Times Tables Practice

Please don't forget to use TT Rockstars to practise your times tables. 

Log in details are your child's home learning book.

Use these other sites to practise too! 

Hit the button

Coconut Multiplies

Maths is fun

Useful Websites:​

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