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Year 2 – Falcons

Teacher - Mrs Goodman

Teaching Assistants - Mrs Calvert, Miss O'Nions and Mr Pierce

Autumn Term


This term our topic is Antarctica!

In Geography, we are investigating Why don't penguins need to to fly?

We will be learning about Antarctica and how The Emperor Penguin survives in their habitat. This is linked to our 'Power of Reading' text in English. 'The Emperor's Penguin.




Our PE days are on a Wednesday and Friday. Please make sure PE kits are kept in school.

Home Learning


Reading -Children should read to an adult at least 3 times a week. Each child has a pack with their reading journal and their reading books in, including a book to read for pleasure. These need to come into school everyday and on a Monday, we will aim to check the reading journals to reward stickers, read any comments made and also give children the opportunity to change their books. As well as signing in reading journals, children need to get their reading raffles signed for a chance to win a free book! Happy reading!   


Homework and spellings are given out on a Thursday and are due in the following Tuesday when children will be tested on their spellings.


Spellings - Spellings should be practiced every day. These will consist of a different spelling pattern each week or common exception words. Children's spellings are uploaded each week onto spelling shed. Phonics is still taught daily to help with reading and spelling. 


Maths or Literacy task - A Maths or Literacy task is set weekly to reinforce a concept we have been learning in class. These will usually be in a booklet or worksheet.