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St Nicolas

Church of England Primary School, Abingdon

Year 2 (Class 5)

Welcome to Year 2
 (Class 5)


Using Mircosoft Teams to Support The Home Learning Packs in Year 2

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A short instructional video about how to access and use the functions of Microsoft Teams for Home Learning in Year 2.

Jigsaw PHSE: Jigsaw PSHE have provided these free materials to help support children and families during lockdown. Below are two links to stories with activities. The stories are suitable for children 5 +. 

Home Learning opportunities!


There are many ways you can work at home, with many different online resources, websites and games you can explore.  Below is a list of really great places to find activities and learning to keep you busy if you’re stuck at home with nothing to do!


There are loads of super learning based games at BBC Bitesize covering a range of different subject areas:      


There are lots of resources you can print and take part in at home on Twinkl.  They have put together this home learning pack which can be downloaded here:


You can always log onto PurpleMash for lots of online activities and learning games including coding and maths.


Lightbot is a fun coding game to support the ICT curriculum.


If you want to keep active why not try out some Cosmic Kids Yoga.  Jasmine PE resources will also be releasing some home learning activities in the coming days... more to follow!

If you’re taking part in the LEXIA program, remember you can access this at home via your logins. 

Term 4: The Scented Garden


This term our topic is The Scented Garden and is all about plants and growing things.

February 27th 2020 - Our Disgusting Class Assembly

The children completed a fantastic class assembly on The Disgusting Sandwich.  They were amazing!




2nd March 2020 - Trip to the Living Rainforest

On a cold Monday morning, we all piled into a coach and drove to Newbury for a warm day at the Living Rainforest.  We saw some amazing plants, animals and insects and learned loads of super facts.








Term 3: Muck, Mess and Mixtures


This term our topic was Muck, Mess and Mixtures and was all about science, art and getting disgusting! 

8th January 2020 - Messy Play!

All of Year 2 had a fantastic time kicking off our new topic with some disgusting messy fun.  We played in all sorts of disgusting things and thought up some wonderful language to describe all the mess we made.





Term 2: Beat, Band, Boogie!

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This term our topic is Beat, Band Boogie and will be all about music and performing. 


Term 1: Towers, Tunnels and Turrets!



This term our topic is Towers, Tunnels and Turrets and we will be exploring buildings; old, new, large and small.


September 4th 2019

Every year we complete self-portraits in our art sketchbooks.  Here are some of this year's fantastic images.


September 5th 2019

We kicked off our fantastic new year with some castle artwork.  We drew our castles with oil pastels and then used water colours to colour them in. 


September 11th 2019

Nature Towers: Were inspired by the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy and collect natural materials from around the school to make our own nature towers.  Here are a few we made.




September 27th 2019

Maths: We have been exploring number and addition using different resources and materials.  We've explored which resources are best for us and how they can help us understand numbers better.





October 7th 2019

We have been exploring balance and control in PE.  We used the apparatus in the hall to work with a partner to move safely around the space.




October 9th 2019

We finally got to the end Megalopolis and were faced with an amazing underground picture.  He did a picture treasure hunt to see what we could find and then wrote those things into sentences using commas.




October 14th 2019

We were really lucky to be visited by the Author David Melling who shared his amazing books and wonderful talents with us. 




Year 2 Planning Letters 2020/21

Maths Calculation Booklet  Numberlines