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Year 2 | 2B and 2R

Welcome to 2B and 2R


Phew…. The SATs are over!! We are very proud of how well the children did!


Now, in year two we are working on our fluency in reading and developing, further, the love we already have for reading!


We have created a login for children to access online, age appropriate books for free. Please use this to access a wide range of books to work on fluency and read various genres.




Click on ‘My Class Login’


Username: mstam (all lowercase)

Password: reading (all lowercase)



This term we will be learning about plants and how they grow. We will be focusing on the story of Maximus and the Beanstalk. We will be writing a story about some magic beans/ seeds. We are also aiming to create an instruction text about how to grow a plant and write a poem on plants and flowers.


This term we will be focusing on problem solving involving:

  • Multiplication and Division (2x, 3x, 5x and 10x tables).

  • Using arrays and grouping to multiply and divide.

  • Fractions – ½, ¼, 2/4 and 1/3 of amounts.

  • Money – adding and combining coins.

  • Addition and subtraction – various methods including the number line.

  • Various problem solving.



  • In Topic we will be learning about plants and how they grow.

  • By the end of this unit children should be able to conduct experiments and write these up.

  • To know what a plant needs to grow and stay healthy.


As always we will continue working on:


  • Writing in the past and present tense correctly and consistently.

  • Using interesting adjectives particularly focusing on emotions

  • Using commas in lists

  • Using conjunctions to extend our sentences.

  • Spellings rules and patterns including homophones

  • Using joined up handwriting starting on the line

  • Reading fluently and with expression.

  • Understanding what is being read.

  • Being able to infer and read between the lines how a character may be feeling.


Please sign the reading records regularly and remind children to bring their home reading books into school every day.


PE kits on Monday and Tuesday