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Year 2

Here you will find the latest information, useful information and any other important news regarding Year 2.

On the left hand side, you will also find downloadable copies of all the class newsletters; these outline the work your children will be doing in each specific half term.



100 Books to Read before you leave Year 2

Spring 2 Recommended Reading List for Year 2



By The Seaside by Honor Head

A colourful introduction for young readers to the seaside. The young boy, Alex, tells us all about his home town at the seaside and the things in his local area such as his school, what he does after school, going to the seafront and the beach, what he does at the weekend, the different jobs people do there, different sorts of shops that are at in seaside towns and how people get about. Includes a picture quiz and free downloadable worksheets. This book encourages children to think about the similarities and differences between the place where they live and where other people live.


Seaside Holidays by Sally Hewitt

In the Ways into History series, original illustrations and simple text bring the past alive, while questions and activities encourage historical research and build up confidence and enthusiasm. The series encourages Key Stage 1 readers aged 5+ to begin to think like a historian and look for clues in descriptions and pictures that will help them answer questions about the past.


Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan

Poor Queen Victoria! She loves to swim, but can't quite figure out how to get to the water without her devoted subjects glimpsing her swimming suit. (Because, of course, such a sight would compromise her regal dignity.) Fortunately for the water-loving monarch, it's Prince Albert to the rescue with an invention fit for a queen!