Year 2 2016 - 2017

Mrs Dunn

Welcome to Year 2

Mrs Dunn

Miss Dermody will be covering in class on a Friday

Our class teaching assistant is Miss Barnes and Miss Morse will also be working in Year 2 each morning. 

The new Year 2 Class Spring Newsletter is out now and you can read this online now. Please see the link at the side. This will give you up to date information about all the learning taking place this term.

Please read our Autumn newsletter to find out about what we did learn about last term.

What's happening in Year 2:

New blog updated about learning in Year 2 - See photos from our fantastic trip to the Museum of Science and Industry! Click on Blogs to read and find out more. 

*Updated Blog (March 2017)* - See the links at the top of the page for more exciting pictures and news

PE is still on Thursday at least once a week and Multi Skills after school club will run until Easter


Check out the photos we have uploaded to see the fantastic mental maths we have been doing - A game of hand up, stand up, pair up for our Mental Maths questions - reading the cards to our partners then swapping cards after having a go at the answer. We are have been practising the 2,5 and 10 times tables. Some people are even on to the 3's!

We are focusing on reading and number skills this term - looking at all four operations in maths and problem solving with them too as well as learning the 2, 5 and 10 times tables. 

In English, we have been reading stories by the author Simon Bartram. He is a popular author who has written stories like Man on the Moon. We have made two fantastic displays showing off our work and have enjoyed learning all about an author and what they do. You can find out more about Simon Bartram by visiting his website:

Community Spirit

Check out our new blog all about Community Spirit & our fun afternoon taking part in being part of the school community. (See top of the page - School Blogs/Year 2)

Library Visits - October 4th 2016 and February 27th 2017

We have been to Irlam library to continue building on our love of reading and finding out about different books. Everyone enjoyed the visit very much and we have had some lovely writing about it in English. Have a look at the blog photos to see what exciting things we did at the library. 


Everyone has their new homework books to use at home and there will be alternate weeks of Reading/Punctuation,Spelling & Grammar/Maths & Spelling words each week. Homework is sent out on a Friday and is due back in on Wednesdays.  The pages are each highlighted which need to be completed each week, these are relevant to those areas which we are covering in class to consolidate learning. 

Spellings are sent home to keep and practise.



Year 2: News items

Year 2: Gallery items

Year 2: Calendar items

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Contact the School

St Joseph the Worker Primary School

Cutnook Lane, Irlam, M44 6GX

Main Contact: Mrs A Brierley - School Business Manager & Miss K Chilton - School Clerk

Tel: 0161 921 1695
Fax: 0161 921 1699