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Year 2 Penguins

Welcome to the Penguins




Welcome to the website for Year 2 Penguins.  

Miss O'Toole is the Penguins class teacher, alongside Mrs Stirzaker and Mrs Valley. In the Penguins class we will work hard together as a team, helping each other to grow and become 'Proud Penguins'.



The exciting time of... Summer 2

WOW! The children are getting ready for Lower Key Stage 2 this half term and putting everything they have been learning over the year into practise. The children have worked so hard and we are incredibly proud of them. Well done Year 2!

Our Value this half term is ... CREATIVITY


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Maths -

Please see the document below to view our Maths objectives. They are broken down into daily small steps and have activity suggestions for guidance. If you would like any support with understanding this document please come and see Miss O'Toole.


Watch this space to view our most recent work in Maths!

English -


This half term we will be looking at:

Seaside stories

Seaside Explanation Texts

Seaside Poems

Our theme this half term is 'Buckets and Spades'

The text we will be reading is Billy's Bucket by Kes Gray and Garry Parsons. 

We will be completing this unit with our own visit to the seaside. We will be able to smell, feel, taste and hear all the seaside has to offer! We can't wait!


Our topic this half term is 'Buckets and Spades'


    Our lead subjects within this topic are History and Science. 



We will be looking at materials and what materials we would find by the seaside. We will also be researching famous Scientists like John McAdam, Charles MacIntosh and John Dunlop.



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What have we been doing so far?

Have a look at our photos.


Art 1 We drew the different lines on the buildings.
Art 2 We spotted a mosque!
Art 3 All the artists at work.
Art 4 We created our backgrounds using rubbings.
Art 5 The floor was a great place to rub!
Art 6 The tyres had an interesting pattern.
Art 7 The bench was tricky to do!
Art 8 The brick wall was great for rubbing.
Art 9 We found lots outside to help with our art.

SATS Documentation -

If you want to support your child with the end of year assessments below are some documents to help.


Year 2 Curriculum Overview