St Stephen's Church of EnglandPrimary School

Respect, Aspire, Achieve

In our school, whatever the challenge,

we aim high with God in our hearts

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

We are so happy to see you all again and can't wait to share some exciting experiences with you this year!



Welcome to our Year 2 class page. Below is an overview of the home learning for this term. If you have any questions please get in touch with the school and we will try our best to answer them.smiley 


We can't wait to work with you and your child encompassing God's love in everything we do.


'I will instruct you in the way you should go, I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.'

Psalm 32:8


Our class teachers are

Mr Brennan                                                  Mrs Master

2 Holly                                  2 Maple



Our Teaching Assistants are:

Holly Class - Mrs Wareing

Maple Class - Mrs Heywood

Our School Day


8:45 - 3:15

Parents are now welcomed back into the school grounds to drop off their children at their classrooms doors. It is vital that you drop your children off between the times of 8:45am and 8:55 am. After this time will result in your child receiving a late mark by their name in the register.


PE days for both classes will be on Monday and Thursday. Please ensure your child always has their PE kit in school as the expectation now is that children get changed at school for their PE lessons.



Remote Learning


During any school closures, we deliver live lessons on Zoom daily and work can be accessed through the Showbie remote learning platform. Children are expected to attend register daily on Zoom and complete the work set by their teachers.




What we are learning this term:


English - we will be writing new endings for the story of 'Tidy' by Emily Gravett and also persuasive letters linked to the text. Phonics will continue for those who need it.  The guided reading text we are studying this term is 'Fantastic Mr Fox’ by Roald Dahl.


Maths - we are going to use our addition and subtraction skills when handling money. We will also learn how to multiply and divide and develop confidence with the 2,5 and 10 times tables. 


Please start to practise the 2, 5 and 10 times tables at home - have a go at Times Tables Rockstars.


Science - this term we will learn about 'Living things and their habitats' with a focus on Local Wildlife. We will understand how animals adapt to live in their habitats and how they find their food. 


RE - we are learning about how Jesus is special. We will listen to stories about the miracles he performed and how he was a friend to everyone.


Geography and History - we are going to look at our local area. We will learn about significant people that grew up in our area and explore the land uses in Little Harwood. 


PSHE -  we will focus on how to stay safe in our local area and learn about the people who help us when we need help. We will also think about how we show and control our feelings. 


PE - we will be working on striking and fielding and developing our ball control skills.


Useful websites


Showbie -

Zoom -

My Maths -

Times Tables Rockstars -

Oxford Owl -

Oak National Academy -

White Rose Maths -



We need your support!


Home Reading

Please support us by ensuring you listen to your child read everyday and sign their home reading books. Home reading books will be changed twice a week. 


School Library

Your children will bring an additional library book which will be changed on a weekly basis. Please encourage your child to read this as well.


Weekly Homework

Homework will be given out every Friday and this will vary each week. 


Weekly Spellings

A spelling list will be sent home every Friday. Please help your child practise these.


Times Tables

Please help your child learn their times tables facts. By the end of year 2 children should know the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication facts.

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