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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.



Summer 2 Recommended Reading List for Year 2



The Leopard's Drum by Jessica Souhami

Osebo the leopard has a fine drum, a huge drum, a "magnificent" drum. All the animals covet Osebo's drum, but he won't let anyone else have it, not even Nyame, the Sky-God. So, Nyame offers a big reward to the animal that brings him the drum. All try - the monkey, the elephant, even the python - and all fail. Can a very small tortoise succeed in outwitting the boastful leopard?


Letters to Africa by UCLan

"Letters to Africa", is a new way to learn about Africa and will of interest to parents and children wanting to learn about the continent and also to teachers as a resource. Profits from the book sales will buy desperately needed educational resources for the African children featured in the book. Letters to Africa is split into easy to understand sections about home, school, animals, sport, language and food. It demonstrates life in Africa through real letters from UK schoolchildren and responses from children in Africa, fictional stories from well known children's authors, a section on learning the African language and full colour photographs and illustrations.


Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema

When a terrible drought hits the beautiful Kapiti Plain and the animals leave, young herd boy Ki-pat must find a way to end the drought and save the wildlife on the plain.