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Year 2 | 2R

Welcome to 2R



This term we will be reading the story ‘Journey’ by Aaron Becker and linking it to our topic ‘Journeys’ (Transports).


Using this book, we will be:

  • Creating our own story by looking at the pictures

  • Writing a non-chronological report on transport.



This term we will be focusing on:

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

  • Using arrays and grouping to multiply and divide.

  • Understand the inverse relationship between multiplication and division.

  • Measurements including length, weight and volume.



  • In Topic we will be learning about transports and journeys.

  • By the end of this unit children should be able to name different types of transport and compare them.

  • In Science we will be exploring different materials.

  • By the end of this unit children will be able to compare materials.


As always we will continue working on:

  • Using adverbs to say how something is happening.

  • 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.