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Year 2

Welcome to the Year 2 class page. Our class teacher is Mrs Sorsby. Mrs Darnbrough covers the class on a Thursday afternoon. Our Teaching Assistants are Mrs Darnbrough and Mrs McInerney.


Homework and spellings will be sent home every Friday.  The spelling test will take place on the following Friday. Homework needs to be returned the following Thursday.


Reading books will be changed as and when required. Books will then be set aside for 72 hours before returning to the shelves for others to choose. 


Please make sure you read daily at home!

If you read four times a week and it is written in your reading journal, you will get a raffle ticket to join our reading raffle.


PE sessions will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Summer Term 2 - 2021


This half term Year 2 have enjoyed continuing with our Coastlines topic. We have been researching Whitby and looking at the human and physical features of the town. We then created an information leaflet about the town.


In Art we drew Captain Cook’s ship using careful observations.


In Literacy we enjoyed using the Snail and the Whale to write setting descriptions and non chronological reports about Humpback Whales.


In Maths we have been looking at measures and enjoyed using the balance scales when looking at weight.

Summer Term 1 - 2021


Year 2 have had a fantastic half term.


In Literacy, we enjoyed using the story Traction Man to help us write our own adventure stories after Traction Man had gone missing from the classroom. In Maths, we have been learning how to use a ruler to measure in cm and learning to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes.


During our topic Coastlines, we have been looking at the human and physical features of a coastline and looking at them in relation to Whitby. We looked at how to use a compass to give simple directions on a map. We have also learnt about the jobs people used to have in Whitby and all about Captain James Cook.


In PE with Mr Horton, Year 2 have been. Learning how to play cricket. We have been learning how to use a long and short barrier and how to bowl properly.


Spring Term - 2021


Year 2 have had a brilliant Spring term. We have enjoyed a huge variety of books in class, Red in the City based on Little Red Riding Hood, Diary of a Killer Cat who wasn't really a killer at all.  We have written riddles about ourselves - this was great fun trying to guess who they were. We have really enjoyed well-being Wednesday, lots of different activities, the best being a DT box from Hepp DT. The best moment of all was all of us being back together again at the beginning of March. Hope Summer Term is just as much fun. 

Autumn Term 2 - 2020


What a fantastic half term we have had!  Hands on learning with a huge variety of tools, switch off lessons - “best lesson ever” in maths. Super effort in PE lessons whatever the weather. Lovely thoughtful thinking from everyone especially in our learning of advent.  It is an absolute pleasure to be a Year 2 member

Autumn Term 1 - 2020


Year 2 have been really busy this half term. Discovering nature outside, enjoying all aspects of PE along with special activities in connection with their science learning. 

It has been lovely to welcome Year 2 back into school. They have made a brilliant start and have loved being back together again, especially at play time! They have really missed each other.  They are perfecting all of the daily routines, hand washing and more hand washing! 


There are some very thoughtful children, from thinking about their thoughts and feelings to creating a new prayer to be thankful for their friends and families. We are very much looking forward to the rest of the year.