Year 2 – Chestnut


Welcome To Our Year Two Class Page - Mr Sutcliffe



Welcome Back! 


A warm welcome back to the final term of Year Two. We hope you and your families have enjoyed a lovely half-term break.  


This is a busy final term which includes multi-faith week and sports week. It is also important as we prepare the children for the transition to Key Stage Two. 


Please take time to look at Twitter / X where we show learning and experiences taking place. Please do not hesitate to contact us on should you have any queries. 




Sports Week – Monday - Friday 24th – 28th June 2024 

Multi-Faith Week – Monday – Friday 1st - 5th July 2024 


Year 2 What are we learning this year?

Curriculum - Summer 2 



Texts – Thinker (poetry), The Robot and The Bluebird (fiction), Birds (non-fiction)  

Using these texts we will be answering questions to help our understanding of the texts. Writing pieces we will produce include poems, retelling a story with a change and non-chronological report  


We are now working on ELS spelling. 




Position and Direction  



Ongoing arithmetic 



Reconciliation - reasons for rules in the Christian family sacrament of Reconciliation 

World Faiths Sikhism 

Treasures God’s treasure; the world 


This half term's value is LOVE 



Animals including humans 


History & Geography: 




Programming B- programming quizzes 


D & T: 

Cooking and Nutrition 



Tanczymy Labada  



Games – Run, jump and throw (Unit 2)  

Games – send and return (Unit 2) 


Our PE day is WEDNESDAY. Please bring a labelled kit in a named bag and children will change into it in school. We are no longer wearing kit in school. 


Further Class Information:


Reading books should be brought to school every day and will be changed on a Friday.

Homework books should be brought to school on a Friday in order to do spell check.

Library books should be brought to school on Wednesday.

Reading Books:


Reading books are sent home on a Friday. Please use the Reading Book Band booklet sent home to help you with questions you might ask your child to help their understanding of what they are reading.


There is a reading for pleasure library book sent on a Wednesday to be shared as a family. These will be changed weekly.


Reading books should be brought to school EVERY DAY. There are no set reading days in Year Two. This allows for greater flexibility and extra reading sessions if possible.



Spellings - your child will have a set of spellings to learn each week. Please use the ideas on the sheet given with the Year 1 spell check to practise. In the homework book, please work with your child to write each word in a sentence. Underline the spelling word in the sentence. 


Spelling book should be in on a FRIDAY so we can do the spell check in the back.


Maths -  your child will be given a workbook for the weekend to practise what we are learning in Maths. This may not be every weekend. This does not have to be returned to school.

Please see the MyMaths website for additional activities should you wish to use them.


Phonics Videos

Click the links below to view the video:


Articulation of Phonemes

Phase 2 teaching blending

How To Read With Your Child

PE Day


Our PE Day is Wednesday afternoon.