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Class 2 – Mrs Tyrrell

Welcome to Year 2

from Mrs Tyrrell and Mrs Askwith (your class teachers)

and Mrs Pearson and Mrs Knowles (your teaching assistants)


This term's topic is...

Animal Kingdom

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This topic has a Geography and Science focus. The children will be:

  • Comparing England to Kenya
  • Looking at animal habitats
  • Learning the names and location of the 7 continents and oceans
  • Using African Art as an inspiration for their own artwork
  • Researching African animals
  • Listening to African stories


In English we be teaching Literacy skills including; handwriting, spelling, punctuation and grammar through a range of media and genres including; film clips, narratives and non-fiction texts.


In Maths we will be securing our understanding of the 4 operations, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, using this understanding to solve problems and continuing to develop our knowledge of shape, space and measure including telling the time. Y2 will begin to identify and record fractions of shape and number.


What Happens When?

Monday is when we will check if you are a Remarkable Reader - Remember 5 'Remarkable Reads' means a PRIZE!

Monday You will have the opportunity to change your school library book. This is a book that you read purely for enjoyment, either yourself or ask a family member to read it to you.

Monday Spelling tests are on Mondays.

Monday We will often have P.E. on Monday so make sure your kit  is in school.

Tuesday Football with Mr Newton

Tuesday Learning Logs are due in on Tuesday.

Friday  New Learning Logs come home.

Friday  Star of the Week is on Friday. Have you been spotted this week, being a star?




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