Everyone loving their first day back!


How creative - well done Keyan and Lyla, we are so proud of your amazing home learning.


Thank you for sharing Elijah, what a powerful banner!


Fantastic learning - it looks great fun too!


We are so pleaed you like your home learning, well done!


This is superb Charlotte - well done!


Amazing work Poppy! We love your self portrait.


Wow! Loving your clothes and all your work for international day, fantastic!


Loving your international day wear!


Do you love Harry Potter? Want more from J.K.Rowling? Want a whole, new book for free? A chapter a day from today till July... The Ickabog - read yourself (7-9yrs) or have it read to you! Post your review of chapter 1 here!


Well done Jared - you have tried really hard with your Formula 1 Factfile. We hope you liked writing about this subject, thank you for sharing your extra work!


It will be sad to part company, but I'm sure we will all keep working together on many things in the future! So long, not farewell!


Thank you Amy! We miss you!


Thank you Tomisin - we love your card!


Thank you Tobi, we will pass the message on to Ms Blackmon and Ms Atwood.


Thank you Tomisin!


We have loved being part of the hub team and it has been a privilege to work with children from the other academies.


Such concentration Matteo - your marble run looks great. Hope you enjoyed making it!


Thank you Keyan and Lyla - what lovely messages! We miss you! Hope to see you both soon.


Thank you Jayden - what a lovely picture, Miss Weaver will be proud! We miss you too - hopefully we will see you soon!

Harris Academies
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Year 2

Class Teachers: Miss Atwood & Miss Gordon

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Niedzweidzka

PE days:  Browne -Monday and Tuesday - Donaldson – Monday and Thursday

Amount of time which should be spent reading every day: Children should spend at least 15-20 minutes a day reading. This can be broken up, for example: 10 minutes before dinner time and 10 minutes before bedtime.

Key Spellings/spelling patterns for the half term: Children have received a set of words for this half term and they will be tested on these weekly. These should be practised every day at home for at least 10 minutes.

Key maths facts which your child needs to know this half term:

  • Number bonds to 10, 20 and 100.
  • Multiples of 2, 5 and 10.
  • Multiples of 10 that add to make 100.
  • Counting in steps of 2, 3, 5 and 10 from 0 and from any number, forward and backward.
  • Odd and even numbers.
  • Doubles and halves of numbers to at least 20.
  • Addition and subtraction facts to 20.


    English overview:

    This half term our learning will be based on texts related to our topic ‘London’. We will begin by looking at the story ‘The Great Fire of London’ and retelling the story in sequence, as well as from a character’s perspective. This will also include looking at the story ‘Katie in London’, where children will write a narrative.  In addition, we will be learning about non-chronological reports and linking this to our exploration of historical events. We will also be learning about and using the key features of non-fiction texts.

    Maths overview:

    At the start of the term, we will be revising and building on our knowledge of addition and subtraction. This will include counting on and back mentally and using known number facts to complete calculations. We will also be looking at ways to add and subtract 2-digit numbers. During the term, we will then progress to learning about multiplication and division. This will incorporate doubling and halving and using multiplication and division facts to solve problems. We will also be looking at recognising fractions and finding different fractions of a shape.

    All other subjects

    History: We will be learning about Samuel Pepys and his portrayal of 17th century London.

    DT: We will be creating a set of instructions in order to make bread.

    Science: We will be exploring materials.

    PE: We will be focusing on key skills including agility, balance, co-ordination and speed.

    RE: We will be developing our knowledge of Christianity and key celebrations.

    Computing: We will be learning about using directional language to give and follow instructions.