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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

Class Teacher - Mrs C. Hughes

LSA - Mrs L Ayers




Context for Learning

Spring Term



       Our Topic for this half term is 'Towers, Tunnels and Turrets'




Through this topic we will explore Welsh myths and legends, focusing on our very own Welsh dragon and how we came to have a dragon on our Flag. We will be visiting Cardiff Castle on 30th January, where Year 2 will be taking part in a 'Dragon's tales' session and learning what it takes to defeat a dragon as a medieval knight!

Below is a copy of the mid term planner outlining the skills covered during the term.




Our Christian Value this term is Courage.

Weekly Routines

PE - Please bring PE kit in to school for the children to change in to. PE will now take place on a Thursday morning.

Reading Books - Please bring reading books to school daily in your child's book bag. We would like to hear your child read as often as possible in school.

Homework Books - These will be sent home on Friday and should be returned on Wednesday please.

Snack money - Please pay for snack on Parent Pay for daily fruit.

Dinners - Please use Parent Pay to pay for and order food online.



Below you can click on the link to the Homework Grid for this half term.

The tasks link to the topic. You can complete as many as you wish over the half term and one can be shared in class at the end of term. These are to be completed at your own pace.

Homework books will be sent home on a Friday and should be returned on a Wednesday. Activities in these books will be sent weekly, linked to literacy and numeracy tasks in class.


Autumn 1 Homework Grid

Read Write Inc

Read Write Inc is a scheme we use to practice learning phonics, spelling, reading and writing. 




 We will be completing tasks in class to explore, learn and use these patterns. If your child is able to find words or write sentences with words that follow the pattern we would be pleased to share these with the class. 




This term we are focusing on:

Place Value

Ordering 2 digit numbers to 1000.

Recognising the Value of each digit.


Money- Recognising and using coins up to £1 and finding change.


Quick mental recall of number bonds to 20.


Adding and subtracting 11 and 9 by adding 10 and then adjusting.

Rounding two digit numbers to nearest 10 e.g. 28 to 30.


Recognise and use the correct language for the following symbols

+ - x < > and divide.


Recap of 2,5,10 and 3 x tables

Begin to learn 4 x tables.