Welcome to the Year 2 Web Page:

Autumn 1

Our learning journey this half term is: Our Local Area

Welcome back! We are so excited to start this school year with all our lovely year 2s 🙂

In absence of our ‘Meet the Team’ meetings, we have created a short video to share some key important information.

Please click on your class below to watch.

2M: https://vimeo.com/456961507/d6a983449c

2O: https://vimeo.com/456592264/7d96bc5b50

2R: https://vimeo.com/456952734

Please take a look at the PowerPoint below for extra information:

Meet the team


My Maths

Set: Friday 25th September

Due: Wednesday 30th September

Have a go at the counting in 2s activity on My Maths 🙂



We will be sending homework through online platforms. E.g. Purple Mash, My Maths.

The children have been given reading books to read at home. Please make sure you read with your children every day 🙂


Week Ending: Friday 2nd October 2020

In English: 

This week: This week the children have been developing their writing. They will be writing a character description on ‘The Gruffalo’ using noun phrases and the power of three.


noun phrase: menacing eyes

power of three: long, sharp and pointy teeth

Next week: The children will be writing a character description on ‘The Gruffalo’ using the power of three.

Please remember to read with your children at home every day. Thank you

In Maths:

This week: The children have been developing their understanding of place value. They have identified the tens and ones in a 2-digit number. The children will then move on to looking at <  > = symbols to compare numbers.

Next Week: The children will further develop their understanding of additional and number bonds. Here is a number bond song to refresh your memory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZi-6_-Uhwc


Sounds we are learning this week:

Alternative pronunciations:

ow- bow

ie- field

ea- head

er- fern

We have also started reading alien words!



All year 2 classes will have PE every Wednesday. The children will be expected to come to school dressed in their PE kits. They will wear their kits all day.

Reminder of PE Kit:

Plain white t shirt
Navy/black shorts or jogging bottoms

Useful methods we will be working on this year: 

Addition  E.g 23+22=45



Partitioned columnar method:








Subtraction  E.g.  46-13=33











Using arrays:

E.g. 4 x 5=20
x x x x x
x x x x x
x x x x x
x x x x x







Making amounts using different coins- 20p= 10p+10p   20p=5p+5p+5p+5p.

Remember to practise your number bonds at home! https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Can you beat Ms Kyprianou’s score of 21? Good luck!

Times table Rockstars:

Carry on practising your times table rock stars and try to beat your scores!

How many coins can you collect?

Can you beat your record?



Good Luck Rock Stars!

Tree Assembly Achievement Winners:







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Calling all parents…Share your talents & passions!
Our upcoming learning journeys for the year are as follows:
Autumn 1: Our Local Area (Palmers Green)
Autumn 2:
The Victorians
Spring 1: Dragons (materials)
Spring 2:
 All Around the World
Summer 1: Famous people
Summer 2:
If you have any particular interest, knowledge or speciality in any of these areas / topics, we would love to hear from you! Some parents have expressed an interest in delivering informal workshops or talks to the children, linking to our current learning journey. Please talk to your child’s teacher or Year Leader if this is something you are interested in. We appreciate what a great asset our parents are at Hazelwood in supporting our children with their learning. A big thank you in advance to any volunteers!

If you will be available to support us at any point this year, please see the office to complete a DBS check as it is not possible for you to accompany us without one. You will also need to do an induction with Mrs Gannon. Thank you again for your amazing support.



List of useful revision websites: