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Owls & Rabbits (Year 2)

Teachers: Mrs Rixon, Miss Hayward, Mrs Connors and Mrs Eatherington

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Beeby, Mrs Connors, Mrs Greenwood, Miss Jewels and Mrs Lear


Welcome to the year 2 page on the school website! We are Rabbits (Miss Hayward and Mrs Connors) and Owls (Mrs Rixon and Mrs Eatherington).


We will upload a weekly home learning letter to this website. This contains information about weekly learning and any home learning.


You can view and download copies of the current and past newsletters by following the link below.


Home learning letters will also be uploaded each week to our Google Classroom.


Click this link to access our home learning letters.

Each half term we carry out our learning through different topics. Click here to see an overview of our topics.  


Useful resources for Year 2

Below is a list of common exception words that children need to learn to read and spell in Year 2. Children will also need to continue to secure any words from their Year 1 curriculum that they are not reading or spelling accurately. 

Click the link below to login to the SpellingFrame website.

On the PhonicsPlay website you can access some games and activities, to support your child’s learning in Phonics, for free. The tasks support the children with blending, sentence substitution and alternative spellings. In the Autumn term we focus on phase 5 revision but you can access the other phases if you need to.

Reading books

If your child needs to read a new reading book, you can access online book band reading books for free! Follow the link to the Oxford Owl website and create your own free account to access book band reading books. Make sure you select the colour reading band that your child is currently reading in school. 


On YouTube search 'Reading books aloud for key stage one'. You can choose the stories the children can listen to. You may choose to watch these first before you share them with your child.


Whole units of work can be found at the Oak National Academy website.


Work through the activities on the White Rose Maths website to consolidate the maths learning that we do in school. 

Topmarks is another useful website for maths games to play at home. 

For further information and links please see

School Motto

‘Enriching Lives Every Day’

Mission Statement

For in Him you have been enriched in every way, with all kinds of speech and with all knowledge. – 1 Corinthians 1-5 is the basis of our Christian Values of: Excellence; Nurture; Respect; Integrity; Compassion; Hope (ENRICH)

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