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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2’s web page!


Please visit us regularly as we will keep this page updated with all the latest news and goings on. Visit our gallery for photographs and our work page to see examples of our hard work.


Introducing the Staff:

Class Teachers - Mrs Appleton (Miss Crouch will be returning after her maternity leave)

Teaching Assistant - Mrs Mawdsley and Mrs Scragg


Espresso Discovery:

Username: student22687

Password: holyfamily


Things to remember:


READING – this is your number one priority! Please try and read every night at home and record it in your reading record. Your book must be signed at least 3 x a week by an adult at home and this will be checked in school every week.

Short, regular reading sessions really make a difference to the progress your child makes.

Book bags should be brought into school on Monday and Friday only.

Home Learning week beginning 4.1.21

Please complete some of the activities suggested below. Work will be set on Google Classroom later on in the week. (Please contact your class teacher for log in details if you have forgotten them or visit for support in using it)



  • Use the KIRFs sheet to practise the key recall facts for your year group. Maybe an adult or sibling at home could help test you on the key facts.
  • Sumdog – why not challenge yourself by completing some activities. (Email your class teacher if you have lost your log in details)
  • play games on this website to help with instant recall of facts. Suitable for all ages.


  • Use BBC Bitesize for KS1 lessons and games.
  • Use Espresso (see log in reminder) for games, quizzes and activities.  Go to Key Stage 1 - English - grammar and punctuation.
  • Spellings – Practise key words for your year group or words from the weekly list.
  • Handwriting – practise cursive handwriting using the booklet below (it doesn’t need printing off; you can practise the spelling patterns on paper) Take care to join the letters in the correct way - diagonal joins (as seen in the word all) or washing line joins (as seen in the word  worry)
  • Go to and log in using these details: 

username: hfcp

password: year2

Here you can access a free e-book library for different age groups and different book bands.




Our topic this term is Explorers.

Choose from the tasks below. Any completed work can be shared on Google Classroom:

  • Continue your research on Christopher Columbus or Neil Armstrong, creating a fact file or poster about them
  • Go to to watch videos about the explorers.
  • Learn the facts on the Knowledge Organiser. Can you teach someone you know some of the facts you have learned?



Our topic this term is Everyday Materials

  • Use the Knowledge Organiser to learn some key facts.
  • Go to to learn more about the subject.
  • Go to Espresso - Key Stage 1 - Science - Materials to learn more about the subject.
  • You could also research a famous scientist such as Isacc Newton, Alexander Graham Bell or Thomas Edison
  • Homework is set on a Friday and is due in on the Wednesday
  • Spellings will be tested every Friday
  • PE is on a Monday remember to wear your PE kit to school on these days
  • Please bring water bottles in daily

Black History Month QR codes