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Welcome to Year 2!

Welcome to our year group webpage! Here you will find out lots of information about both 2 Dahl and 2 Geraghty. We hope you enjoy viewing our webpage and discovering more about what we have been learning about in school. 


The year 2 team: Miss Skelding (2Dahl) and Mr Ball (2Geraghty) and Mrs Adams.

Key messages...

  • 2 Dahl have P.E on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and 2 Geraghty have P.E on Monday and Thursdays. 
  • Reading books are returned every Thursday providing the reading record has been signed by an adult - please ensure your reading books and reading record are handed in each week. New reading books will then be issued on a Friday.
  • You can bring a water bottle into school. Please remember to put your name on the bottle.
  • Homework should be handed in by Thursday and new homework will also be issued on a Friday.
  • Homework will include weekly spellings, the TM 100 Club and a topic piece of your choice from the given grid found at the front of your homework book.




Our Summer topic is 'The Heat Is On' 

We are focusing on History and Geography this term and using several books to support our English lessons, we initially will be using 'Escape From Pompeii' and then looking at some booked based on The Great Fire of London. We are going to be learning about hot countries, where they are in relation to the equator and what features they have. We are going to be learning about Pompeii and The Great Fire of London. 


Our Spring topic is 'Frozen Planet' 

We are focusing on History and Geography this term and using the book 'Solo' by Paul Geraghty to support our English lessons. We are going to be learning about famous explorers who visited the Antarctica and we are going to be learning about the continents and oceans.


Our Autumn topic is 'Puddleducks and Tiggywinkles'.Image result for peter rabbit gif

We are learning about Beatrix Potter and are looking at the book, Peter Rabbit! For our sensational start we have created cress heads with Peter Rabbit's face on to see how cress would grow in a garden.




We have created bug hotels (micro-habitats) for insects to live in in the school grounds




Below you will find the spellings for Summer 2 and their test dates. Children will be given these spellings on a Friday and be tested on them the next Friday after a week of lessons about that spelling rule. 

Below you will find some links to the Years 1 and 2 Common Exception Words that are taught in Key Stage 1 and 200 High Frequency Words. There are also some questions to support with reading at home. 

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