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Whipperley Infant Academy ‘Learning, Growing, Together’

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2 

Welcome to Year 2, below you will find all the information you will need to for the 2020-21 academic year. Please feel free to come talk to us if are unsure of any information. 

Pluto Class




Comet  Class     




Orion Class 




What We Are Learning in Topic

The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers

Week Beginning 05.10.20

We are reading The Way Back Home. We are learning to use adjectives in our sentences to describe characters and settings to retell a story. Can you retell the story to a family member?

Expanded noun phrases

Do you know what is an expanded noun phrase? In Year 2 we are learning how to use expanded noun phrases to describe nouns and make our writing exciting! Have a go describing your favourite, animal or food using expaded noun phrases.

What We Are Learning in Maths


Complete missing numbers & Estimate position on a number line

Week Beginning 05.10.20

This Week we are learning to identify patterns on a number line. We are learning to count in 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s to count forward and backwards on a number line.



It is of the utmost importance that you read with your child every day.  The children change their books 3 times a week; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.




Spellings are given out every week on Friday. Spelling books should be returned on Wednesday so that new spellings can go home and our spelling test is on Thursday. Please help your children practice their spellings daily.


Learning Logs

Learning Challenges will be sent home weekly on Fridays to be returned on Wednesdays. 


PE takes place on  Mondays and Fridays afternoons. Due to COVID19,  please make sure your child comes to schools on Mondays and Fridays wearing their P.E kit. 

Parent Support Ideas
Let's get singing!  Sing Up have produced a wide range of singing resources for free. Simply click on the link below to get started!

Phonics Play


We have learnt rules of how to change a singular word into plural. What does singular mean? What does plural mean? Play both games on 'phonics play' to practise your skills.


Astronaut Event:


'The Armchair Astronaut' is a free resource that hosts live astronunt events weekly, today is a live online audio presentation and audience question and answering seesion by an astronaut called Steve Swanson who's presentation is on 'having fun on the ISS.'



Use this link on Tuesday 7th April at 2pm or 7pm:



What is the ISS?

Can you write four statement sentences on what you have learnt?

How do astronauts entertain themselves in Space? 


'Good to be me' song.

I once saw an elephant

Shake my sillies out lyrics

2020 Key Stage 1 tests

This 6-minute video provides information for parents about the Key Stage 1 tests, including the optional Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Test. A downloadable...