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!


Welcome to our Year 2 class page. We have lots of exciting learning experiences to share with you. Below is a brief overview of our half-term of learning. If you have any questions please feel free to come and ask.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

Miss Parker                                           Mrs Gheewala

2 Holly                                  2 Maple


Our Teaching Assistants are:

Holly Class - Mrs Makda and Miss Fiz (SSA)

Maple Class - Mrs Mukadam

Spring 1

This term our topic will focus on

our local area and a significant local person - Nick Park.

In English we will writing a new ending for the story 'Tidy' by Emily Gravett.  We will also write a persuasive letter about reducing the litter in our local area.


In Maths we will be learning how to multiply and divide using grouping.  Please continue to practise your 2, 5 and 10 times table on Times Table Rockstars.




In Science we will be exploring living things and their habitats.  We will look at different types of habitats and how living things depend on their environment.  We will think about our local wildlife and go on a bird watch in Roe Lee Park.




In Religious Education we will be learning about how Jesus performed many miracles and that he was 'A Friend to Everyone'.



In art this term we will study the work of Mondrian, Rothko and Klee and create art inspired by their work.







Don't forget to complete the tasks for the Reading for Pleasure Challenge!



Why don't you read some of the recommended books for Year 2?

Click here and choose a book title you may want to read! 





Check out our 3D models of the houses on Pudding Lane!

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We Love to Read!


Spring Term dates:


  • School re-opens - Monday 6th January 2020.
  • Damian Harvey author visit - Wednesday 8th January.
  • Safer Internet Day - Tuesday 11th February.
  • Parent's Evenings - Tuesday 11th February and Wednesday 12th February.
  • Bird Watch in Roe Lee Park - Thursday 13th February.
  • School closes for half term - Friday 14th February @ 3:15pm.



Future visits and special days:


23rd June 2020 - Blackpool Sea-Life Centre trip

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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