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Water Mill

Primary School

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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!


Your teacher will very soon be filling this page with exciting class news, pictures of things we’ve done and more.


Do you have any ideas for this page? Why not let your Teacher know!

What Your Year 2 children will need each day


Item Day /s Details
PE kit needed everyday Include shorts, t-shirt, sweatshirt, pumps or trainers, joggers in a named bag (not a carrier bag)
Dinner money Monday All children in Year 2 can have a free school dinner or they can bring in their own healthy packed lunch.
Book bags everyday only books to be carried in them
After school club everyday apart from the last day before a holiday To be booked in advance, phone school for details
Reading everyday Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day.
Drop in sessions Monday 9.10-9.25am Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.
Swimming Kit Wednesday Your child will be informed when they need their swim kit. They need a bag for their kit, a towel, long hair tied back, no jewellery. Girls need a one piece costume. Boys need short trunks. 


Ways to support your child and their class 


Letter combinations and sight words,


Time- telling the time, days, months, seasons.

Spelling practise each week

Grammar – using punctuation

Use sumdog.com to play maths games

Research on topics

Reading with them and sharing stories, discussing stories and ask questions about books read. 10-15 mins a day

Quick fire mental maths questions on  number bonds

Times tables – 2, 5 and 10 then 3 others, children recalling them quickly

Problem solving in maths, take them to the library, take them swimming

Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to places of interest like museums, country parks etc.

Take them shopping so they can use money, telling the time

Click on the links below to see full details of what is covered in each Year 2 Theme 

To view further information about what your child is expected to learn by the end of Year 2 click here

Please bear in mind these are generalisations for children of this age, some will be working towards them and some may have exceeded them by the end of the year.


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Water Mill Primary School Water Mill Close, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6TS
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