Year 2 2021 - 2022

Welcome to the Year 2 class page. We're so happy to be back in school and seeing you all being happy to be back. We will update our page regularly with information that you will need so if you're ever unsure, check here.

We look forward to working with you through the year to come.

Mrs Woodhouse, Mrs Holt and Miss Irons

Class Saints

All classes in our school have a class saint. Our class saints in Year 2 are:

Mrs Woodhouse - St David
Mrs Holt - St Christopher
Miss Irons  



Homework is set on Friday and is due in the following Wednesday . Your child will be given a little homework letter on Friday telling them what the homework is for that week. We use CGP homework books for maths but we will also send home reading comprehensions and writing tasks. Sometimes we will set work on SeeSaw . The homework letter always says where the homework is.


Guided reading will take place once a week and children will change their home reading book on their reading day, however please send your child’s home reading book in their book bag every day. Home link reading diaries are not currently being sent home. 


PE lessons are on a Wednesday morning with Mr Stevens. The children are to arrive at school in ther PE kit and will wear it all day.  It will take place outside so please ensure that children bring jogging bottoms during cold weather. They may also bring a spare pair of socks in their book bag in case they need to change after the lesson. 

Spring Term Topics

This half term we will be taking inspiration for our writing from The Dragon Machine by Helen Ward. We will write our own stories with an adventure focus.. In our topic work we will be learning about The Great Fire of London and comparing life in Stuart London to life now.  In Science we will be learning more about animals including humans and how important food hygiene and excersise are. 

Please see the SpringTerm Curriculum Plan below for further information.

Fact Files

We use fact files in school to help your child understand more about the topics covered during the school year. These contain key dates from the time period studied, vocabulary discovered during learning and some key facts and information about the topic.  

Please see below for the Great Fire of London Fact file


See video below from the Year 2 teachers answering some of your questions.

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Contact Us

St Werburgh & St Columba Primary School

Lightfoot Street

Tel: 01244 478968


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