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Year 2

 Welcome to Year 2 

Croeso I Blwydden 2



Miss Ashford is your teacher.

Mrs Jones will be helping out in class too. 




This term our topic for learning is "Our World"


We will be finding out about the country of Italy. We will be looking at the flag, food, climate, art and music. We will be having mini themed weeks and hope to set up an Italian restaurant as our role play area. We hope to have a festival to conclude our work where we will share our learning and find out about the countries that other classes have studied.


 Here is a timetable of our weekly routines: 



Reading books returned to school.


Milk and Fruit money payable weekly-£1

Forest School - please ensure all children are dressed suitably. Warm clothes, gloves and hats in the cold weather, wellies etc.



PE- children will need a change of clothes in a bag.


Reading books will be sent home. Please take time to listen to your child read and return it to school on a Monday.

Library books will also be sent home on a Friday. Please take time to share the book with your child. 

Class page on the school website will be updated with information on the learning of the week.




Picture 1

This term in literacy we will be continuing to learn our letter sounds. We will be learning to spell high frequency words, topic words and learning spelling strategies. We will have daily handwriting practice to reinforce spelling. We will also be learning how to write an information text and a persuasive text which encourages people to visit Swansea. 

In maths, we will be learning to count up to and beyond 100.  We will learn to recognise and write these numbers. We will also be focusing on money, with the children applying their knowledge of money in the class Post Office. 



This week we have been  .....



  • exploring capacity 
  • using measuring cylinders and jugs to measure capacities 
  • learning to read scales 
  • writing in Welsh 
  • practising our Italian dance 
  • finding out about melting and freezing for our science investigation