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Welcome to Year 2 2020-2021


There are 3 classes in Year 2 and we in the new building, along with Year 3. We have a great team who all work to support your child with their learning. 


Class 7 - Mrs Millington (Deputy Headteacher), Mrs Frost (Inclusion Manager) and Mrs Middleton

Class 8 - Miss Cryer

Class 9 - Ms Brown

LSA - Mrs Waters


PE days

Class 7 - Thursdays and Fridays

Class 8 - Thursdays and Fridays

Class 9 - Tuesdays and Fridays 


Library day

When we are ready, we will issue your child with a library book to borrow for the week. Please return the book on a Tuesday so a new one can be issued.


If you have any school books at home from Year 1, can you please return them to school ASAP. 


Here are some photos of our Year 2 classes.

Year 2 Parent Information
Year 2 Curriculum Letters

We are leaning to retell the story of the Three Little Pigs.

Our longitudinal study is investigating where would be a suitable place for Rosie, the tortoise to live in the school grounds.

The Great Fire of London - artefacts, Antiques Roadshow and toilet roll timelines!

Phonics fun - reading 'ur' words

Welcome to Year 2 2019 - 2020

Class 7 are taught by Mrs Millington. 
Class 8 are taught by Mrs Brickell.  

Class 9 are taught by Mr Andrews. 


Mrs Searle and Mrs Middleton also teach in Year 2 for some of the week.


Mrs Hayes helps children across the year group with their learning.


Check back regularly for updates about the children's learning and special events this year!




Please ensure that your child has their PE kit in school for the whole half term. 


Class 7 have PE on Wednesday and Friday. 


Class 8 have PE on Wednesday and on Thursday they will have Forest Schools with Miss Clayton.


Class 9 have PE on Wednesday and Friday. 


Library Day

The Year 2 Library Day for this academic year is Thursday. 

Home Learning for Year 2
Please see below sub-pages that have a range of different activities that you can complete while at home. 

Why don't you try and earn yourself a Blue Peter Badge. There are eight badges you can earn. Please click on the link below to find out more.

Other fun ideas to try while you are at home: 

  • Make a den in the house or garden
  • Have an indoor or garden teddy bear picnic
  • Do Zumba or yoga for kids each morning
  • Make chalk shapes outside
  • Have a water gun fight
  • Make a sandwich
  • Make a mini assault course in your garden
  • Find something you'd forgotten about under your bed
  • Re-read your favourite book
  • Paint with water on a fence or path outside
  • Make up a dance routine
  • Paint a 'Basingstone'
  • Write a letter or email to someone you can't visit at the moment
  • Skip
  • Have a dress up day
  • Do sudoku or a crossword
  • Play a card game like snap, pairs, 21
  • Play a board game - snakes and ladders, junior scrabble, monopoly etc
  • Re-arrange your room
  • Make an origami animal
  • Put on a puppet show
  • Sing your favourite songs
  • Play hopscotch
  • Bake something e.g. a cake, cookies, cupcakes or bread

On World Book Day, the children in Class 9 read a story together as a class to contribute towards ‘Sharing a Million stories’ and Mr Andrews recorded the children reading aloud. Scan this QR code to listen in:

Year 2 trip to Marwell!

Adventure afternoon with Miss Clayton!

Making gingerbread people!

Science! The children have been investigating different substances that would keep the gingerbread man waterproof.

Children in Need 2019

Reading! We have been reading our own choice of books and reading them in comfy places. We have also been discussing our books with others to share what we have enjoyed in the story.

Treehouse Theatre! The children have been visited by Ben at Treehouse Theatre who acted out the story of The Great Fire of London.

Longitudinal Study! The children have a special visitor in Year 2 - Stanley the Stick Insect has come to stay. He has asked the children to investigate the best habitat for him in the school grounds.

History! The children are learning about The Great Fire of London. Here are some of their diary entries of what happened during the great fire.

The children had a visitor from Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service to talk to them about their work in the service.

Voting for our School Councillors! We talked about how this links to the British Value of 'Democracy'.

This half term in English the children will be learning about the story of the 3 little pigs. They began by guessing what would happen in the story from a bag of clues. They then worked in small groups to act out the story.

Handwriting! The children are focussing on letters that are formed from a ‘c’ pattern and will be learning to form the following letters in the next few weeks: c, a, o and d.

Maths! The children are training to be Pokemon Maths Masters! They are starting their training by thinking about place value.

Science! The children are going to be investigating different materials and have started to think about which material would be the most absorbent for clearing up a spillage.