St Michael's Road, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6HN

01225 702 563

Aloeric Primary School

Stay at home, stay safe! Stay at home, stay safe!

Year 2

Rabbit Class teacher: Miss Higby

Owl Class Teacher: Miss Thompson


During school closure please see below for home learning activities:

 Year 2 Home learning letter - School closures (updated 24.03.20)


Term 5 Week 3 - Home learning pack (updated 30.04.20)

Space Poems - Book PDF

Term 5 Week 4 - Home learning pack (updated 07.05.20)

Term 5 Week 4 - White Rose Maths worksheets (updated 12.05.20)

Term 5 Week 5 - Home learning pack (updated 16.05.20)

Term 5 Week 5 - White Rose Maths worksheets (updated 16.05.20)

Term 5 Week 6 (Half term) - Home learning pack (updated 25.05.20)

Any queries - Please email

Welcome to Year 2!

In Year 2 we aim to develop a safe, happy and enjoyable learning environment where everyone is able to thrive and make progress. We try to link as much of our learning as possible to our topics and you can read about upcoming learning in our termly Curriculum Newsletters and Topic Webs.

We believe that it is really important to build a team around your child and that your involvement in their learning is essential. To this end we invite you to several events during the year including ‘Stay and Make’ sessions, parents’ evenings, curriculum meetings, Christmas Nativity and so on.

We aim to enrich the children’s learning with a number of trips, visits, visitors and special events. This year they include visiting the seaside at Clevedon and the SS Great Britain in Bristol as part of our work on Brunel.

Your support of Home Learning is vital to help your child to fulfill their potential. We ask you to hear your child read and encourage them to practise their spellings daily. A grid of home-learning activities is sent home at the beginning of each term and children can bring their work to school weekly, or all together in the last week of the term.

Finally, a quick word about SATS (the Standard Assessment of seven year olds). Children do sit several written ‘papers’ during May (although these are just part of the picture, as teacher assessment is used to reach a final judgement) but we feed these into the normal classroom routine without pressure. Most children are unaware that SATS have even happened! Please note: THIS YEAR SATS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.

It really helps your child’s learning to be ready to learn each day. Help them to remember to bring their reading book, reading record and home-learning book every day, and PE kit should be in school at all times. We don’t have room for back packs on our pegs in Year 2 so do make sure your child has a school bookbag.

If you need to speak to us with questions or other issues then catch us at the end of the day, or pop into the office to leave a message or make an appointment.

Thank you for all your support.

Miss Higby and Miss Thompson

Year 2 Meet the Teacher - 25.09.19.pptx 

In Year 2 we aim to develop a safe, happy and enjoyable learning environment where everyone is able to thrive and make progress. We try to link as much of our learning as possible to our topics and you can read about upcoming learning in our termly Curriculum Newsletters. This year’s exciting topics are:

Term 1: Why do we like to be beside the seaside?

Term 2: Why do we celebrate?

Term 3: How did Brunel change travel?

Term 4: How did a knight protect himself?

Term 5: Did a man land on the moon?

Term 6: Are humans really animals?

Curriculum newsletters

Term 1

Curriculum newsletter - Term 1 Year 2

Home learning - Term 1 Year 2

Topic web - Term 1 Year 2

Term 2

Home learning - Term 2 Year 2

Topic web - Term 2 Year 2

Term 3

 Curriculum newsletter - Term 3 Year 2

Home learning - Term 3 Year 2

Topic web - Term 3 Year 2

Knowledge organiser - Term 3

Term 4

Topic web - Term 4 Year 2

Knowledge organiser - Term 4


Support for Parents/Carers

At Aloeric, we use the 'Reading Dogs' to help us with our reading skills (you may have heard your child talking about Rex the Retriever or Inference Iggy). We have popped this handy guide on here to find out a bit more about the reading dogs and what kinds of questions they ask. Your child will be taught how to answer different types of questions at school, however, when you are reading, have a go at asking your child a 'Sequencing Suki' or a 'Predicting Pip' question!

Reading Dogs Guide - KS1

We have also included these useful glossaries which explain the vocabulary that we use in class with the children. If there is anything that you're unsure of, please do come and ask.

Year 2 Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation Glossary

Year 2 Maths Glossary


The 99 Club

In Year 2, we have started to use the '99 club' to practise times tables recall. Visit our new page to read about the 99 club and to download sheets to practise at home! Click here.


SATS information- due to Covid 19 sats will not take place this year





Pages & Sites of Interest

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Purple Mash

Spelling Shed

ICT Games

Digger and The Gang

Crickweb Numeracy

Times Table Rockstars

Hit the Button

 Phonics Play

Phonics Bloom

The School Run *Please note that there are some resources on this website that are paid for. Please do not feel that you have to subscribe.