Harvington C of E First and Nursery School

‘Together we love, learn and grow’

Year 2


Class Teacher: Mrs Magee

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Sams

PTFA Class Representative: Miss Churchill

Class Governor: Mrs Seymour

Information about starting Year 2

Welcome letters

Important Information


Homework is sent out on a Friday to be handed in on the following Thursday. Spellings will be sent home at the beginning of the half term and weekly. Spelling and Big Maths tests take place on a Friday.


Please make sure your child has a named PE kit, water bottle, reading book and message book in school every day. 

This half term we are learning...

'How do we know what is beyond the UK?'

We are going to be learning all about the four countries and capital cities on the UK and comparing these to a non-European country. We will also be following directions and maps. We are going to learn about events and when they happened and also discuss a significant historic event - the Space Race! 

Click on the picture above to find out the answers to the following questions.

What is a satellite?
How long did the Explorer 1 stay in space?

What was the first living thing sent into space?


Some vocabulary we will be using is:

orbit: the curved path of an object in space around another object

rotate: spin in a circle around a point

In Science we are going to be learning about...

everyday materials!

Can you see any of the materials above in your home or around school?

Some vocabulary we will be is using is:

suitable or unsuitable






Our inspirational person is...


Click on the picture above to watch a video clip of the story of Moses.


Why is he inspiring?

Which of our school values does he show?

Can you think of a time when you have been like Moses?

Our class author is...

Oliver Jeffers!

Click on the picture of him to see his website. 


Have you read any of his books?

What is your favourite book?