Year 2 Archive

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28 January 2022

Living like the 60s!

This week we have shown real courage by doing a lot of independent learning to showcase what we have learnt so far. We have explored our 60s topic...

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21 January 2022

Emotions, exploring and new experiences.

This week, we were really busy exploring our feelings and thinking of ways to express these. We tried to use synonyms for the basic feelings like angry, sad,...

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14 January 2022

For me happiness is…..

This week we have been developing our descriptive writing and focusing on what happiness means for all of us. We were inspired by the book The Jar Of...

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7 January 2022

A brilliant Book Week!

Year 2 have had a very exciting start of term and we have been blown away by their creativity and passion for all thing books! This week has...

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17 December 2021

Poems, peas, puddings and preparation for Christmas!

What a busy last week of school, we are so proud of all the Year 2 children and their wonderful learning! This week we wrote Christmas poems and...

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10 December 2021

Wonderful writers

What a wonderful week we have had in Year 2! In English, we have been learning about the past tense and focusing on powerful language. We have used...

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3 December 2021

To our dear new friends

In English this week, the children have worked incredibly hard to produce a well written and thoughtful letter to the elderly residence at the care home. They have...

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26 November 2021

Extraordinary Engineers!

What a busy week of learning! STEM Firstly, thank you to all of the parents who were able to donate their unused cardboard. The children learned how to...

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19 November 2021

Anti-bullying week and switch off day!

This week we learned what bullying means and thought about how kindness can prevent it. We talked about the ripple effect of kindness and how this brings joy...

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12 November 2021

London’s burning!

We started the week with a little show from the teachers about the Great Fire of London to help us understand the events in 1666. We learned the...

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5 November 2021

The Great Fire of London!

What an exciting first week back! It was Diwali and many children shared the celebrations they had at home with the class. We started exploring our new topic:...

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22 October 2021

Stories, sport and so much more!

This week we have been very busy finishing up all our learning from this half-term. In English, we planned, acted out and wrote our own story about strange...

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15 October 2021

Artists at work!

What another busy week! Thank you to everyone for your flexibility on Thursday. This week we have been trying out some independent learning to show all the wonderful...

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8 October 2021

A year group of authors!

What a brilliant week we have had! Year 2 have been showing the school values in all of their learning, well done! English In English, we have been...

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1 October 2021

What a wonderful week!

Year 2 have had a wonderful week and we have been blown away with their creativity and dedication to learning. English In English, we have continued looking at...

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24 September 2021

Our week’s journey

What a great week of learning in Year 2! Maths We focused on addition with 3 addends and learned all about the commutative and associative laws. Here are...

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17 September 2021

Explorers, equations and enjoyment!

What a great week of learning in Year 2! This week we started exploring our new topic and imagining what it would be like to be explorers! English...

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10 September 2021

A lovely start to Year 2!

It has been a pleasure to welcome all Year 2 children into their new classes! We have had a busy week learning about our school values and doing...

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16 July 2021

All about me!

As the children are getting ready for Year 3, they have been planning and writing a non-chronological report all about themselves. They have included many different facts about...

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14 July 2021

An Encyclopedia of Dragons

Year 2 have had a brilliant week! It was so lovely to speak to most of you during learning conversations, we are sure that you are as proud...

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2 July 2021

Dangerous Dragons

The children have had a fantastic week! They all performed brilliantly during sports day on Wednesday and cheered on their team mates, showing amazing sportsmanship. In English, we...

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25 June 2021

Arts Week

Wow! What a wonderful week we have had in Year 2! The children have engaged really well with all the Arts activities on offer this week. These are...

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18 June 2021

Dragon spotted!

What a brilliant week we have had in Year 2 – lots of dedicated, creative and passionate learners this week! This week in English, we have been focusing...

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11 June 2021

Soapbox Racers!

It’s lovely seeing all the children back to school, rested and ready for learning. This week in English, we have been focusing on poetry and writing a diary...

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28 May 2021

Last week of term!

What a wonderful last week we have had! As always, Year 2 have blown us away with their inspiring passion for learning. We have been doing booklets in...

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21 May 2021

Jack vs Giant

This week we have transformed into lawyers, debating whether or not we believe Jack should go to prison for his crimes against the deadly, dangerous Giant. The children...

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7 May 2021

Jack and the Beanstalk!

What a wonderful week we have all had! Year 2 have impressed us with their creativity and dedication to learning this week. We have continued to focus on...

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16 April 2021

A wonderful first week back (WB: 12/04/21).

Year 2 have had a brilliant week back! We have been impressed with the enthusiasm and hard work that the children have brought to all of their learning....

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26 March 2021

Happy Easter!

What a fun packed, busy week it has been. The children were shocked when they learned about the negative impact pollution, poaching and plastics have on our environment...

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29 January 2021

Online learning (WC 1/02/21)

Please see the online learning booklet for this week: Week 5 Online learning booklet (Year 2). Remember to upload your work on teams so your teacher can give...

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25 January 2021

Online Learning WC 25.1.21

  Week 4 booklet Year 2 Happy learning!

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15 January 2021

Online Learning wc/18/01/21

Week 3 Booklet Year 2 Happy Learning!

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4 January 2021

Online Learning

The Fox and the Star booklet

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18 December 2020

Merry Christmas!

Well, what a fantastic term it has been! Well done to all of the children in year 2 for there enthusiasm, passion and engagement. Next Term Our Topic...

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11 December 2020

Exploring the Amazon!

What a wonderful penultimate week of term we have had! In English this week we have been working on a Writing Showcase! We started the week by learning...

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4 December 2020

Dream Jars!

We have had a fantastic week in Year 2 (and some snow to top it off!) In English, we have been focusing on instruction writing. We created Dream...

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27 November 2020

Orion and the Dark

We have had a WONDERFUL week in Year Two this week. The children in Robins, Skylarks and Swifts have been working very hard throughout the week and they...

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19 November 2020

A class full of poets!

Year 2 have had a fantastic week (even if it has been short!). In English, we have been using the book ‘The Dark’ to write our own poems....

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13 November 2020

Magnificent Materials

Well done Year Two for another AMAZING week of creative learning! We have been learning more about our Topic ‘Light and Dark’ by exploring a variety or natural...

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6 November 2020

The Dark Side

Well done Year Two for another FANTASTIC week! You have really impressed us with your hard work, positive attitudes and wonderful learning throughout this week. We have launched...

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23 October 2020

The day the crayons quit!

Year 2 have had a brilliant last week of the half term! In Topic, we have been exploring kindness and using this as inspiration for poem writing. We...

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16 October 2020

Animal Poetry

Year 2 have had an amazing week and we have been impressed with their attitudes to learning. In Topic, we have been using our imaginations to create our...

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9 October 2020

Door of imagination

Year 2 have had a fantastic week. This week the children have loved exploring our topic Heroes in more depth and have been sharing their new learning with...

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2 October 2020

The Ongoing Adventures of Traction Man…

This week the Year 2 children have really impressed us with their fantastic attitudes to learning. The children have been busy writing and publishing their own Traction Man...

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25 September 2020

Traction Man’s adventures

This week the children have been following the adventures of the wonderful and exciting Traction Man. They have explored a range of interesting adjectives and have used some...

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25 September 2020

Traction Man!

Year 2 have had a fantastic week. This week the children have loved exploring our topic Heroes in more depth and have been sharing their new learning with...

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18 September 2020

Heroes

This week the children have had lots of fun exploring our new topic Heroes. We were very lucky to have a special visitor – a real life paramedic...

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11 September 2020

Welcome back

We would like to say a big thank you to all children in Year 2 and their lovely families for a super week- the children in Skylarks, Robins...

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13 July 2020

W/b: 13th July 2020 ‘The Rescue’

Welcome to the finale of the ‘UCPSpace’ project learning! We hope you survived the crash landing last week and are ready for the grand finale rescue mission! This...

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3 July 2020

wb: 6th July 2020 ‘Crash Landing!’

Welcome to week 2 of the ‘UCPSpace’ project learning! We hope you enjoyed the launch of our new learning projects last week. The anticipation is building, we hope...

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26 June 2020

W/b: 29th June The Launch… 3,2,1, Lift off!

This week, the University of Cambridge Primary School is embarking on a three week project that will culminate in the children meeting their new class teacher at the...

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19 June 2020

WB: 22nd June 2020 ‘Fractions and Action Scenes!’

A Message from Corona by Charity Tedder and Leighton Noyes Explore this online e-book resource which supports parents and children at home to understand ‘Coronovirus’ through E-book resources Monday...

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12 June 2020

WB: 15th June 2020 ‘Refugee awareness week and thinking deeper about multiplication’

Welcome to the Key Stage 1 Learning blog for this week with special focus on ‘Refugee Week’ Monday 15th June sees the beginning of Refugee Week 2020. However, to...

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5 June 2020

WB: 8th June 2020 ‘Grouping equal amounts and understanding our emotions’

Dear Children and Families, Please note the online learning resources will look slightly different for the rest of this term. A suggested timetable for learning is outlined below,...

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31 May 2020

w/c 1st June 2020

Hi Year 2! Please see below the learning activities for the week. Don’t forget to watch our YouTube videos too. Enjoy! Follow this link for a lovely identify...

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17 May 2020

w/c 18th May 2020

Hi Year 2! Please see below the learning activities for the week. Don’t forget to watch our YouTube videos too. Enjoy! Follow the link for this weeks unlock...

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10 May 2020

WC 11th May 2020

Hi Year 2! Please see below the learning activities for the week. Don’t forget to watch our YouTube videos too. Enjoy! Follow the link for this weeks unlock...

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3 May 2020

(wc) 4th May 2020

Hi Year 2! Please see below the learning activities for the week. Don’t forget to watch our YouTube videos too. Enjoy! DAY 1 Maths: Today we are going...

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26 April 2020

w.c. 27th April 2020

Hi Year 2! Please see below the learning activities for the week. Don’t forget to watch our YouTube videos too. Enjoy! DAY 1 Maths: Today in Math’s we...

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19 April 2020

w.c. 20th April 2020

Hi Year 2! Welcome back to your online learning! We hope that you and your families had a wonderful Easter break. We are really looking forward to all...

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31 March 2020

Wednesday: Fractions and fantastical lands…

Happy Easter everyone! Well, what a term. With all of life’s twists and turns, isn’t it comforting to know we are all in it together? We are so...

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30 March 2020

Tuesday: Fractions and fantastical lands…

Hi Year 2. We hope that you enjoy your learning today! Phonics: We are practising adding ‘ly’ W2 Spelling Tuesday Also, last week we uploaded two of the same...

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30 March 2020

Monday: Fractions and fantastical lands…

Welcome back! We hope that you had a lovely weekend! Take a look at the links below to find your learning for the day. Phonics: Click on this link...

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26 March 2020

Friday: Masters of money and zoos…

HAPPY FRIDAY! Well done everyone – you have made it to the end of your first week of online learning! We know it’s been a bit of a...

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25 March 2020

Thursday: Masters of money and zoos…

Happy Thursday everyone! We hope that you have been able to spend some time this week enjoying this gorgeous sunshine! Take a look below for links to your...

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25 March 2020

Wednesday: Masters of money and zoos…

Good morning Year 2! We hope that you are beginning to get into the swing of things with your online learning! Take a look below at all the...

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24 March 2020

Tuesday: Masters of money and zoos…

Hello Year 2! Welcome back. We hope you enjoyed yesterday’s learning and are ready for another day! For phonics today, we are continuing our learning on common exception...

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23 March 2020

Monday: Masters of money and zoos…

Hello Year 2! Welcome to the wonderful world of virtual education…a place where you can stay on top of all of your learning in the comfort of your...

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13 March 2020

STEM week

We have loved this week with lots of extra opportunities for outdoor learning and investigations! It has been a joy to take time to enjoy and appreciate the...

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6 March 2020

Amazing Animals

The children in Skylarks, Robins and Swifts have continued to impress the adults working with them this week. We would like to say a big thank you to...

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28 February 2020

Amazing animals

Year 2’s learning this week: We have had a fantastic start to our new Zoology topic. The children have loved finding out many wonderful facts about different animals...

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14 February 2020

Here We Are

Here we are at the end of another wonderful half term in Year Two at UCPS. We have been delighted with the progress that all children across all...

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7 February 2020

Creative writing marathon

English This week in English the children have been writing and publishing their own stories, inspired by the book The heart and the bottle by Oliver Jeffers. The...

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31 January 2020

A week of creativity and lots of fun!

In English this week the children have been working incredibly hard to create their own special characters, inspired by the story The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver...

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23 January 2020

The Heart and the Bottle

Wow- this week has FLOWN by! We have been very impressed with all the children across all three classes. We have been focusing on the ‘Heart and the...

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17 January 2020

All You Need is Love

English – A Jar of Happiness English this week has been amazing! The children have written and published their own poems and discussed all of the things that...

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10 January 2020

A Jar of Happiness

We have had a wonderful start to the new term in Robins, Skylarks and Swifts- the children have settled straight back into learning brilliantly! We have launched our...