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

Summer 1

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

In shaa Allah you have had a restful break and looking forward to coming back to school for SUMMER 1! We hope you are ready for the new term with lots of learning, fun and new experiences.

Year 2 Staff

My name is Ustadha Khan and this is my 3rd year at Iqra Primary School. After working at the school for a few years, I am delighted to be starting my teaching journey as a Year 2 teacher.
I look forward to working with you all and if there are any concerns please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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

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


What we are learning this Term



This term, Year 2 will be reading ‘It’s Ramadan, Curious George’ by Hena Khan and ‘Pattan’s Pumpkin’ by Chitra Soundar. These exciting and vibrantly illustrated picture books celebrate the special month of Ramadan and unfold a traditional flood story from Southern India. In our English lessons, we will be participating in a range of practical activities and writing methods to explore and deepen our understanding of special celebrations, festivities and natural disasters. Year 2 will be writing in role, setting descriptions, instructions, letters of advice and poetry.


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


This term, children will be consolidating their knowledge on solving word problems with multiplication and division facts (2, 5 and 10 times tables), addition and subtraction, money, 2D and 3D shapes, fractions, time and volume.


In science, we are looking at ‘Growing Plants’.
Year 2 will explore how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants as well as investigate what plants need in order to grow (water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy). They will discover where seeds come from by investigating fruits and seeds in their local environment through careful observation and recognise how some plants are able to grow from bulbs. Children will also have the opportunity to plant a variety of seeds, observe and describe its growth.


In Geography, we will be looking at simple ‘Fieldwork’ to study the geography of our school, surrounding and local environment. Children will explore the main features of a map, aerial views and use the four compass points to navigate around their local environment. They will create simple 3D maps of their local surroundings using directional language.


In DT, we will be exploring a range of fruits as part of ‘Food Technology’. Children will understand where a range of fruit and vegetables come from e.g. farmed or grown at home. They will have the opportunity to select a range of fruit and vegetables according to their characteristics e.g. colour, texture and taste to create a chosen product (fruit kebabs).


In computing, we will be using digital art to create fun and exciting interactive digital books. We will be recreating different stories that we already know, replacing characters and making up our own narratives. Year 2 will explore different features on digital art to create book covers, add speech, text and illustrations to accompany their stories.


Children will be taught Islamic Studies and Arabic by Ustadh Kasujja twice a week. This term, children will be learning about the value ‘Karam – generosity’, its importance and how we can show it. In addition, the children will be revising and practicing their surahs.



PE is on Wednesday and Friday. The children will be focusing on Multi-Skills/Moving in different ways. Please make sure that your child remembers their PE kit.

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