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Hucknall National

CofE Primary School

Growing together in learning, love and faith

Year 2








Welcome to the Year 2 class page.


In Year 2 we have Kingfisher Class with Mrs Greenhill 


Robin Class with Mr Turner.

Our teaching assistant is Mrs Stewart.

Mrs Jenner teaches in Year 2 on a Wednesday and Thursday.



Please message us on ClassDojo if you need anything, we are more than happy to help! 

Useful Information


Please could children come to school in their PE kit on a Monday and Wednesday so they are ready for their lesson. If your child wears earrings and they cannot take them out themselves, please help take them out at home. 


The children will bring home either a Read, Write, Inc! or an Accelerated Reader book  Please try to read with your child as much as you can to continue their learning at home and send your child to school with their reading book and planner everyday. 


Children are welcome to bring in water bottles so they can keep hydrated throughout the day however please can they bring water only.

Spring Term Topic 

Our topic for the Spring term is Bright Lights, Big City! 

In our English lessons we will be immersing ourselves into the Great Fire of London and create diary entries from the perspective of a rat. We will also be creating London travel guides as well as writing our own version of The Queen's Hat. We are working on becoming more independent with our writing and starting to read back what we have written to help us with editing and improving. 

In our Maths lessons we are learning all about Fractions, Money and Time. As well as this, we are working on our arithmetic skills by going over the four operations regularly - addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 

In Science this term we are learning about the life cycles of living things including plants and butterflies. In History we are learning about the chronology of the Great Fire of London and in Geography we are learning about famous London Landmarks. For our Art lessons we are learning about the artist Jan Griffier and in DT we are making our own moving models. 


Autumn Term Topic 


Our topic for the Autumn term is Sailing the Seven Seas! 

In our English lessons we are looking at the story book Pirates Love Underpants and the Pirates Next Door. The children are going to continue to focus on the key skills of using capital letters, full stops and finger spaces. The children are then going to focus on adding to simple sentences using adjectives, verbs and speech. 


In our Maths lessons we are looking at Place Value as well as Addition and Subtraction. Times Table Rockstars is a great way to support your child with Maths at home with this, every child has a log in written in their reading diaries.


In Science this term the children are looking at Everyday Materials and their properties, we are going to be working scientifically by investigating their uses. 


In History we are going to be learning about Christopher Columbus and what makes him significant. 


We visited Church as part of our Incarnation unit and learned about the different characters in the Nativity story.

We love visiting the Hucknall Library!

We went to Beaumanor Hall for a Pirate Day! We undertook pirate training of orienteering, obstacle courses, map reading and firing cannons.

PSHE Overview

Common exception words

The pdf below is a list of the 'common exception words' that children in year 2 need to be able to spell.  They will be tested on a selection of these words in the new assessment tests in May.