Thursday, July 16, 2020

Summer Reading Challenge

I hope you all have a lovely Summer break. While you are resting I thought some of you would like to try a reading challenge.

See how many boxes you can check off over the Summer holiday.

Can’t wait to see you in September!

Monday, July 13, 2020

Transition Activities

Transition Activities

At this time of Year at school, we would be spending time together to reflect on our time in Year 2 and look forward to meeting our new teacher's. This is something we can still do at home. 

When you come back to school in September, you will spend lots of quality time with Miss Robinson or Miss Vardy getting to know each other. You might already be thinking about your new teacher, so we’ve put together a list of activities you might like to complete this week or over the Summer break.

·        You could create a Year 2 memory book of your favourite things we did and learnt about. You could add pictures or drawings of your friends, be as creative as you would like!

·        Try creating a bucket list of books you want to read over the Summer and tell your new teacher all about.

·        Write your own profile to give to your teacher to let them know all the amazing things about you!

·        You could use the template underneath to create a new class passport.

There are lots of other things you might want to try to help you feel ready to start your new class. Remember if you have any worries, it’s important to tell your grown ups. Please email if you want to contact Miss James or Miss Elliott.

Sunday, July 12, 2020

English: Final Week

For our final four lessons of English, we are going to work towards writing a letter to your new teacher.

This week you will find out who your Year 3 teacher will be and they are both so amazing!

We are going to write them a letter to let them know a little bit about you and ask any questions you might have.

Lesson 1
LO: To write statement sentences  

A statement is a sentence that declares a fact, an opinion or an idea. It starts with a capital letter and usually finished with a full stop.

You will have received a teacher profile in your report pack, where your teachers have written five facts about themselves.

Well… your new teachers want to know about you too!


Can you write five facts in full sentences about yourself?

I have a cat called Meredith.
I have one brother who is 25 years old.

Lesson 2
LO: To write question sentences

Time to think about what you want to know. 

Do you have any questions about Year 3 for Miss Robinson or Miss Vardy?

A question sentence is a sentences that usually requires a response. It starts with a capital letter and finishes with a question mark. ?


Please write 5 questions you would like to ask your new teacher.

Will I have P.E with Coach Callum in Year 3?
What will we learn about in Year 3?

Lesson 3

LO: To draft a letter

Time to start planning your letter.

It has been a long time since we wrote a letter. Can you remember what it needs to start with?


Can you complete the sentences to create a short letter to your new teacher?

Dear ______

My name is ________

I would like you to know that I _________

I would like to ask you about _______

From _________________

Lesson 4

LO: To re-write a letter

Time to complete your final polished piece.

Let’s check your toolkit.

Can you use..?
·        Capital letters and full stops
·        Conjunctions
·        Adjectives
·        Accurate spellings
·        Statement sentences
·        Question sentences
·        Best handwriting

If you email your learning to I can pass this to your new teacher.

Maths: Final Week

This week in Maths you will be learning about mass and volume.

Remember to watch the video each day and follow the link for your lesson’s task.

Day 1

Year 2 - Week 10 - Lesson 1 - Measure mass in grams from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.

Please follow the link for lesson 1 activities

Day 2

Year 2 - Week 10 - Lesson 2 - Measure mass in kilograms from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.

Please follow the link for lesson 2 activities

Day 3

Year 2 - Week 10 - Lesson 3 - Compare volume from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.

Please follow the link for lesson 3 activities

Day 4

Year 2 - Week 10 - Lesson 4 - Millilitres from White Rose Maths on Vimeo.

Please follow the link for lesson 4 activities.

Remember you can email your learning into

Just to say ...

Good morning Year 2 and Happy Monday!

I can’t believe that this is our last week of learning in Year 2. Lots of you will get your reports this week and I hope they make you smile and remember our time in Year 2.

You are such fantastic learners! Miss Elliott and I are so proud of all of you. We can’t wait to see you around school when you come back as Year 3!

This week our blog may look a little different. I will still post Maths and some English activities for our eager learners. But I will also post some reflective activities about our time in Year 2 and a task ready for your Year 3 teacher.

Thank you for all of your learning so far and I hope I see lots of you during our Teams meetings this week.

Friday, July 10, 2020

Dance and Music Festival

Hill Top needs your help!

Monday the 13th of July marks the beginning of our Trust Dance and Music Festival.

We know how talented you all are and we want to share that!

This will be our last week of Summer term and what better way to lift spirits than a good song and dance!

You can film yourself singing, dancing or playing a musical instrument at home. 
Then please email it to your year group email address.

Look out for your videos on Facebook throughout the week, so we can showcase all of our pupils' talents!