Year 2

Mrs Cotton and Mrs Pears welcome you to Y2!

Here’s what we are learning about this half term!

We are reading:

Reading at Renishaw

Across KS1, we teach phonics and early reading using Little Wandle and Big Cat books. If you would like more information, then please click here to find out how we teach early reading across school.

Our PE day is a Tuesday. Please come to school in your PE kit, with suitable footwear, hair tied back and jewellery removed for safety reasons.


In year two, we focus on making sure that children are really confident with their 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables. Please find some links below that we use in class to help children remember the key number facts in these times tables:

2 times table song

3 times table song

5 times table song

Hit the button is another fantastic resource for children to practise their number bonds and times tables. You can find the link to the website here or download the ‘Hit the Button’ app.

White Rose maths have also launched a free app called: ‘1- Minute Maths.’ This is great for practising subitising, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Just search for it in the Apple or Play store. It should look something like this: