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Welcome to

The Gruffalos Y2W

It is a pleasure to welcome your children to The Gruffalos


We love learning and our classroom promotes

Enjoyment, Respect and Success

Class Dojo is updated regularly with photographs and videos of our learning.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at school or on the door upon collection.

 Miss Wilson


Children will have a reading book chosen by themselves appropriate to their reading level. Accompanying these books are their reading diaries, where you can write comments on their reading daily. Your child will also be given many opportunities    throughout the week to read a variety of texts and will then undertake an online quiz to assess their understanding of the text.

PPA Time

Miss Wilson is out of class on a Tuesday afternoon.

During this time the children have Miss Hawkins and a PE lesson with our sports coach.


In Year 2, children are expected to complete one to two pieces of homework a week.

Your child has been provided with both CGP English and maths books to complete their homework. Each week they can choose two activities. In addition, we will send homework in their purple books.



Weekly spellings will be every Friday. You should practise these throughout the week, to be tested on these on the next Friday Morning.


PE will take place every …





It is important to note your child can bring a healthy snack at break times such as fruit, or vegetables and milk.  We also encourage your child to water to drink in class throughout the day, but they may bring something else to drink with their packed lunch. 

Our Class Novel

Buckets and Spades

Our theme work for this half term will be around buckets and spades. The children will be learning lots of exciting things and will be carrying out a number of different activities linked to science, history, art and geography. They will have the opportunity to learn all about different habitats including the seaside setting. They will begin to compare what the seaside was like in the past. One of the most exciting lessons that we will be to design and make their own puppet after looking at history’s famous Punch and Judy show.

PSHE- Health & Well-being which will include - including eating healthy, brushing our teeth and medicine.

RE – The children will be learning about Christianity and the church

Creative Curriculum Planning Year 2 Buckets and Spades- Summer 1