Year 2

Year 2

Year 2 Book Character

Assalamu’alaikum and welcome to all Year 2  children and parents for this academic year!

بِسْــــــــــــــــــمِ اﷲِالرَّحْمَنِ اارَّحِيم

Autumn 1

As-salāmu ʿalaykum wa-raḥmatu -llāhi wa-barakātuh.

​Welcome back to school for Autumn! It is great to see you all again and I hope you have all rested and had a really great Eid. I hope you are ready for the final term with lots of learning, fun and great memories.


What we are learning this Year/Term



This term, we are still looking at the exciting fiction book of ‘How to Find Gold’ by Viviane Schwarz. The class will be participating in a range of practical activities as well writing in role, instruction texts, setting description, letter writing and poetry.


After looking at Pattan’s Pumpkin we will look at the book The Last Wolf by Mini Grey, which is a different take on the traditional tale Little Red Riding Hood. The children will learn how to oral story telling, readers theatre, poetry, non chronological report on extinct animals.


This term, the majority of the class will be continue working on Phase 5 and learning about the rules of Spelling using a range of suffixes and  recapping common exception words.


This term, the children will be consolidating their knowledge on place value up to 100, addition, subtraction and applying them to range of word problems in different contexts.


In Science, children will name, identify and hunt for everyday materials including wood, metal, plastic, glass, rubber, brick, rock, paper, fabric and card. They will list properties of different materials such as hardness, strength, flexibility and shininess. They will learn that the properties of materials are important to the object they are made from. They will identify suitable and unsuitable materials for different objects and will be able to explain why.

Working Scientifically, children will classify materials sorting them into groups in a variety of ways. They will use reference materials to find out some fascinating facts about a type of material. They will compare the strength of different types of paper predicting which will rip when pulled by their hands. They will learn what absorbency means and explore the absorbency of different types of materials. They will examine different ways to record results and select an appropriate way to record the results of an investigation about waterproof materials. They will apply the findings from these investigations to design a nappy.


In History, we will be looking at the Great Fire of London. This this unit will be investigating the following questions: Who was responsible for the Great Fire of London? How did the Great Fire of London occur? What was the result of the fire (both positive and negative)? What came out of the fire?


In Geography, we will be looking at comparing the UK and Hong Kong. Furthermore, we will be looking at the similarities and differences between the two Islands and locating these places on a map.


In Art, we will be looking at journeys and creating exciting, vibrant artwork using a range of media and creative methods.


In DT, we will be looking at creating our own puppets.


This term, we will be learning about programming using Google Docs and Google Sheets. Once these skills have been mastered we will be learning about Digital Art and Book Creator.


The children will be taught Islamic Studies by Ustad Kasujja twice a week The children will be learning about the value alsabre (patience) and the importance of this topic. In addition, the children will be revising and practicing the surahs.



PE is on Wednesdays, the children will be focusing on Athletics. Please make sure that your child remembers their PE kit.

Year 2 Staff

My name is Ustadh Hashmi and I have been at the school for over 5 years now. After a few years working in Year 4, I am delighted to be back in the Year 2 Classroom!
I look forward to working with you all and if there are any concerns please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Ustadha Haque is always on hand to help Year 2 understand what they are doing and to achieve the best!

Ustadha Mughal is ready to help children learn better and stronger!

Latest Year 2 News

The History Man

The History Man

One professional man, one well-stocked van, one brilliant day! The History Man viisted our school today to bring 'The Great Fire of London' to life!  He brourght a wealth of handling items, and costume for dressing up. We learnt about how the fire spread, what people...

Paper Investigation!

Paper Investigation!

In Science this term, we have been investigating different materials and their uses. Today we carried out a simple test to answer the following question: What does the ripping of the material tell us about their suitability? Children explored different types of paper...

Ramadan Rehearsals

Ramadan Rehearsals

Ramadan Mubarak everyone!! It has a great time for the class to reflect on why this time is special for Muslim and how they can make positive contribution to others through their deeds. Year 2 have been very busy rehearsing in Drama and practising a range of...

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events.

School Newsletters

1 MB 28th Sep 20  |  Iqra Newsletter Sept 28 1 MB 10th Jun 20  |  School Opening for Year 6, Year 1 and Reception 518 KB 13th Mar 20  |  Newsletter 6 march 2020 880 KB 10th Mar 20  |  Newsletter 6 March 2020 1 MB 27th Feb 20  |  Newsletter 14 February 2020 1 MB 14th Feb 20  |  Newsletter 14 February 2020 1 MB 4th Feb 20  |  Newsleter 31st Jan 2020 1 MB 21st Jan 20  |  Newsletter 18 January 2020 1 MB 20th Dec 19  |  Newsletter 20 December 2019 3 MB 19th Dec 19  |  Newsletter 22 November 2019 1,009 KB 19th Dec 19  |  Newsletter 08 November 2019 1 MB 28th Oct 19  |  Newsletter 18 october 2019 517 KB 19th Dec 19  |  Newsletter 4 october 2019 - 763 KB 22nd Nov 19  |  Newsletter 20 Sept 2019 808 KB 10th Jul 19  |  Cycling Summer Holidays 2019 1 MB 5th Jul 19  |  Better Summer Holiday Activities in Lambeth 1 MB 2nd Jul 19  |  Newsletter 28 June 2019 597 KB 14th Jun 19  |  Newsletter 14th June 2019 579 KB 24th May 19  |  Newsletter 24th May 2019 626 KB 2nd May 19  |  Newsletter 3rd May 2019 540 KB 5th Apr 19  |  Newsletter 5th April 2019 605 KB 22nd Mar 19  |  Newsletter 22 March 2019 781 KB 8th Mar 19  |  Newsletter 8 March 2019 726 KB 15th Feb 19  |  Newsletter 15 February 2019 712 KB 1st Feb 19  |  Newsletter 1st February 2019 524 KB 11th Jan 19  |  Newsletter 11th January 2019 195 KB 21st Dec 18  |  Winter newsletter for parents and carers_03.12.18-Final 727 KB 10th Dec 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 7th December 2018 1 MB 23rd Nov 18  |  Newsletter 23rd November 2018 619 KB 12th Nov 18  |  Newsletter 9 November 2018 585 KB 16th Oct 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 12 October 2018 547 KB 1st Oct 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 28 Mar 2018 478 KB 1st Oct 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 28 Jan 2018 484 KB 1st Oct 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 16 Mar 2018 715 KB 1st Oct 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 12 Jan 2018 363 KB 1st Oct 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 9 Feb 2018 500 KB 28th Nov 18  |  IQRA NEWSLETTER 14 Sep 2018
Next »Page 1 of « Prev

Year 2 Weekly Attendance


Require a Paper Copy?

If you require a paper copy of any content on this website copies are available from our school office.