St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

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Welcome to Year 2!


Mrs Slack is our Teacher and Mrs Michaels is our Teaching Assistant.  

On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons Mrs McVeigh teaches us.

In RE we will be learning about 

The Good News

We will learn that Jesus brought the good news of God’s love and that this changed people’s lives. We will learn that Jesus used his power to help others and reflect on the importance of these events.

We will reflect on how they can bring good news to their family and friends.



At home

You could help your children by:

Year 2 really enjoyed using drama as part of their RE lesson acting out the story of Moses. 

Our Class Charity

Our class charity is the RSPCA

We will be working on raising money for the local branch in Halifax.

Year 2 had a wonderful morning baking our Christmas surprise.  Take a look at the pictures and see if you can guess what we have made!

Our theme is .....

Naming & locating Europe and the world’s continents and oceans

In Science we will be finding out about how to stay healthy

Year 2 enjoyed finding out about Edie's pet stick insects.  We found out about what they like to eat and their life cycle.

We had great fun as part of our Science learning how germs spread using glitter paint!

Year 2 enjoyed finding out how they could look after the planet on our Eco day.  They showed the wonderful things they had made from recycled items at home.




Snack continues to be provided in Year 2.  

 P.E is on a FRIDAY!

 Please ensure your correct P.E. kit is in school.  Remember to remove earrings 

We are working on developing our Gymnastic skills.

Homework will be given out every week on a Tuesday to be completed by the following Monday.

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Key words spellings will be given out every Wednesday for a test the following Wednesday.

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Spelling rules will be taught each day.  Your child will bring home a spelling log home each evening with words  they have found difficult from the rule. Please work with your child to help them learn the words.  

In Year 2 we will be continuing on our 7 habits journey.  

Habit 1 - Be Proactive

Habit 2 - Begin with the end in mind

Habit 3 - Put 1st things 1st

Habit 4 - Think Win/Win

Habit 5 -Seek first to understand, then to be understood

Habit 6 - Synergize

Habit 7 -Sharpen the saw

I hope your child will share the 7 habits with you at home! 

In year 2 we will be continuing to make deposits in our class emotional bank account.  We do this by saying and doing kind things to and for each other.  Ask your child about the deposits they have made.