Year 2

Year 2

Year 2 Book Character

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

Welcome to Year 2 – Mercury Class

Assalamu Alaykum parents and welcome to Spring Term 2!

We hope you had an enjoyable half term break!

We are all very much looking forward to the half term ahead and continuing to work with you and your children.

What we are learning this Year/Term

Year 2 is an important year, it is a time to consolidate learning so far, learn new skills and get ready for the end of KS1 SATs.


Reading: Children will continue to develop their decoding of words and reading comprehension skills through individual reading, guided reading and whole class reading sessions.

Writing: We will be looking a range of traditional tales as well as non-fiction texts and poetry. Children will be expected to apply their understanding of grammar, punctuation and spelling to their writing.

Grammar & Punctuation: Taught grammar and punctuation sessions take place every week.

Spelling: There is a weekly spelling test every Thursday and taught spelling sessions.

Handwriting: Handwriting practice focuses on secure orientation, size and joins.


In Maths, children will be learning about money, time and shape! The children will continue to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills in arithmetic. They will also further develop their knowledge and skills in mental maths, investigations and word problems.


Our Science topic this term will be about ‘Changing Shape. Children will work towards answering the Quest question ‘How can we make art from changing the shape of materials?’

Children will also develop their scientific enquiry skills by carrying out practical activities and investigations.


Our Computing topic this term is ‘Effective Searching. Children will learn how to use their web browsers and find reliable information quickly.


In PSHE we will be finding out about ‘Substance education’ and ‘Changes’.


In PE, the children will continue to be taught by the sports coach once a week.


This term our focus is on Geography and finding out about the UK and our local area – countries, cities, physical features and human features.


In Art, the children will be working on their painting and drawing skills.

Different scrap materials for science projects.
Painting of the Great Fire of London.

Year 2 Staff

Ust. Mouaici has worked at Iqra for 1 year.

Prior to being the year 2 teacher, she taught the year 1 class.

Ust Uddin Has been a teaching assistant at Iqra for 10 years, mostly in year 1 but now has moved into year 2 alongside Ust Gaffar. She is a trusted and familiar face to all the children at Iqra and a great team member of the year 2 team.

Ust. Shopna has been working with this current class since reception.

Ust. Begum has been working with this current class since reception

Latest Year 2 News

Year 2 make smoothies!

Year 2 make smoothies!

Year 2 have been learning all about healthy eating. We taste tested lots of different fruits and vegetables and described those we like as well as those we didn't like. We also learnt how to prepare fruit and veg in many different ways including peeling,...

Year 2 Loves Cycling!

Year 2 Loves Cycling!

On Friday 23rd November Year 2 took part in a bike workshop. They learnt to ride, balance, or just safely navigate around an obstacle course in the playground. Our instructor, Jawad, was very impressed with the children's bike skills and enthusiasm!

Year 2 Assembly

Year 2 Assembly

Year 2's class assembly was on Thursday 18th October 2018. The children carried out their assembly on the topic of 'Friendship'. This was linked to their learning in English on the story 'The Snail and the Whale'. The children spoke about the important...

Important Announcements

I am Ust. Hashmi, I have worked at Iqra for 4 years and this is my first year as the year 4 teacher. I hope that your child has a fantastic year. Please do let me know if you have any concerns or questions.
Ust. Haji has worked as a TA in year 4 for 3 years. He helps out every day with all aspects of the children's learning and welfare.
Ust Forbes and Ust. Iffat worked as LSAs with this class last year. They help out every day with all aspects of the children's learning and welfare.

Ust Iffat has worked in year 4 twice before.

Ust Forbes and Ust. Iffat worked as LSAs with this class last year. They help out every day with all aspects of the children's learning and welfare.

This is Ust. Forbes first time in year 4.

If you wish to discuss anything then please don’t hesitate to contact us.

As always we are happy to help out if you have any further queries.

JazakAllah Khair for your support. We look forward to seeing you in school.

Upcoming Events

all-day Sats
May 11 – May 14 all-day
Year 6 Sats Week

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