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Turves Green Primary School, Birmingham

Year 2

Welcome to the Year 2 page. The staff in Year 2 are Mrs Jones and Mrs Fellows-Campbell (2J) and Mrs Spruce and Mrs Cordiner (2S). 


Over the coming term we will be covering Length—Measuring using metres and centimetres,Mass - Measuring using kilograms and grams and comparing weights, Money – identifying different coins and notes and how to use them to make amounts; 2D and 3D shapes - naming and describing their properties; Fractions - identifying half, quarter and three quarters of shapes and quantities.
We will continue to develop the children’s recall of number facts within 20. We will be problem solving using the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division knowledge we have from the Autumn term.

We have also started Mathletics. It is a school expectation that your child completes the assigned activities each week. Please let a member of staff now if you are having any trouble accessing this at home.

Here are some useful websites to support your child with their maths learning:

Hit the Button

TopMarks maths game



Our topic this term is 'Ahoy there! - Explorers'. It will be cross curricular with English being based around narrative writing where we will plan and write a sequence to ‘Lost and found’, poetry linked to the Antarctic and information writing about penguins. We are continuing to use our Read Write Inc programme to develop our fluency skills in Reading. A big focus will be on comprehension, using the text to support our understanding and help us to answer questions. Please continue to read with your child at home. School expectation is thta every child reads for at least 10 minutes every evening.


As we find out about the famous explorers, we will name and locate the five oceans of the world and the seven continents in Geography. In Art, we will develop our ability to use colour, pattern and texture to create a self portrait. In Computing, we will use simple algorithms to move a sprite in order to find the buried treasure.


2S - Thursday
2J - Wednesday

Please ensure that your child has their PE kit in school at all times.






13th Sep 2019
Our whole school attendance this week is 98%. Well done everyone, especially to classes...
6th Sep 2019
This weeks attendance is 98%.  Well done everyone!  A special well done...

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