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

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...

'What makes a good holiday destination?'

We are going to be learning all about seaside holidays in the past. We will be learning about Australia and comparing it to seaside destinations in the UK.

We will also be creating our own Punch and Judy puppets and our own Australian aboriginal art.

 Click on the picture below to learn more about seaside holidays! 


Some vocabulary we will be using is:

destination: a place you are going

climate: average weather over many years

hemisphere: half of the Earth divided by the equator

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


Click on the picture above to learn more about the life cycle of a plant. 


Some vocabulary we will be is using is:

deciduous: a plant which sheds it’s leaves annually

evergreen: a plant which keeps it’s green leaves throughout the year

seeds: what is needed for a plant to grow


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?