Year 2 2022 - 2023

Mrs Sparks


Welcome to Year Two!

Mrs Sparks is the Class Teacher. 

Mrs Tucker teaches a PE and Music session every Wednesday morning.

Mrs Broadbent and Mrs McCann are our Teaching Assistants. 


Year 2 Homework: Please click here for this weeks homework sheet


On our Year 2 class page you will find all the information about our class, including: class news, events, daily routines, homework and dates for your diaries. 


We love to learn in Year 2 and have a wide variety of subjects which are exciting, engaging and empowering. We use lots of practical activities, games to make our learning memorable. We are passionate about books and love to read together across all our subjects. 


Reading will continue to be a priority. All the children are encouraged to read across the curriculum and at every opportunity. We have whole class shared reading every Monday morning and guided reading Tuesday - Fridays. Every afternoon we have a daily reading sessions where we explore a beautiful collection of fiction and non-fiction texts.


A few reminders for the SPRING term;

PE. Children have PE on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Children should come ready dressed in their PE kit on these days.

Water: Children are encouraged to bring in a bottle of water each day which they can access at any time.  Please ensure your child’s name is on their bottle.  

Snack: Children are encouraged to bring in a healthy snack for our morning playtimes or children may choose to order a snack from the kitchen. If you would like to send in your own snack then please make sure it is healthy. No chocolate, crisps or sweets please. We are a nut free school. KS1 children are provided with a piece of fruit at afternoon playtime.

Summer Term's Timetable

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We are very keen to promote as much physical and wellbeing activities as possible. We have two regular PE sessions a week on a Monday and Wednesday morning. The children need to come into school in PE kits on these days. We will be having weekly wellbeing sessions every Wednesday.


Our homework will concentrate on reading and mental maths activities or games. Remember to log on to TT Rock Stars too.

Homework is set every Thursday and is due in the following Tuesday.  Please see the guidance attached in the files below and you can also find this on the inside cover of your homework book.

As learners...

For more detail about the all the subjects we will be covering, please see the attached Year 2 Curriculum Overview for parents in the downloadable files below.

Summer Term 2023

For the first half of the Summer term we will be reading Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl during our reading sessions. In English we will be finishing the work we started on our wonderful book My Name is Not Refugee and then move onto The Last Wolf by Mini Grey.

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For the second half of the Summer term we will be exploring traditional fairy tales by the Grimm brothers during our reading sessions. In English we will be reading a beautiful adventure book called Grandad's Secret Giant by David Litchfield.

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Spring Term 2023

For the first half of the Spring term we will be exploring DRAGONS!! In our reading sessions we will be reading The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey and Real Dragons by Jennifer Szymanski. In our English lessons we will be creating wonderful writing based on The Dragon Machine by Helen Ward. 

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During Spring 2 we will read Owen and the Solider by Lisa Thompson during our reading lessons and My Name is Not Refugee by Kate Milner during our English lessons.

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For more information about the Summer Term Curriculum Click Here


Autumn Term 2022/23

During the first half of the Autumn term, In English, we will be reading and writing recounts, letters and diaries using ‘Troll Swap’ by Leigh Hodgkinson. Alongside this, our reading lessons will compliment this theme with 'The Troll' by Julia Donaldson



In Autumn 2 we will read and write information texts using The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson and Above and Below by Patricia Hegarty.


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       Updated: 02/03/2023

Useful Websites

Maths Reading Spelling Other
Hit the button Mental maths practise Oxford Owl Spelling City Draw with Rob Biddulph
Learn to Count with fun Counting Games for KS1 Children ( 

Collins ebooks


Spelling - KS1 English - BBC Bitesize Science Investigations
1-Minute Maths App | White Rose Maths Book list - First Chapter Books ( Words and Spelling, English Games for 5-7 Years - Topmarks  
Times table practise      

Keeping Active

The Body Coach

Jumpstart Jonny


Cosmic Kids Yoga

The Learning Station

KS1 - BBC Teach - super movers


Files to Download

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Sandiway Primary School

Weaverham Road, Sandiway, Cheshire, CW8 2ND