Glade Hill Primary and Nursery School

We are Golden and we SPARKLE

Yr 2 - Wonderful Wisterias




We are  



Here you will find all of our  wonderful learning and see photographs of the fun and engaging lessons we take part in!.


Our class email is please feel free to email me and I will reply as soon as I can! 


Mrs Shaw 


Teaching Assistants in Year 2 are

Miss Ramage, Miss Hunt and Miss Koxha.



Reading Books/RED TED


  • Reading books will be given out/changed on Fridays
  • Weill will check diaries for 3 reads per week on Fridays.
  • If your child has a longer book to read, they can keep it until it is read, but they must still bring their diaries to be checked on a Friday

Our Learning 23.24:

Summer 2

'Nurturing Nurses'


In English, this half term, our learning will follow a theme of “Nurturing Nurses”. Our core text is ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine” by Roald Dahl.


We will be writing to inform by writing a set of instructions on ‘how to make a marvellous medicine’ and we will be writing to entertain by writing a story inspired by George’s Marvellous Medicine.








We are mathematicians

This term, we will learn be focusing on our times tables and dividing facts. We will also ensure that we are secure when adding and subtracting numbers, especially when we have missing numbers.


We are scientists

We will identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.


We are creative

In music, we will be developing understanding of musical language and how timbre, dynamics and tempo affect the mood of a song.

In art, we will be printing using everyday objects.


We are team players

In PE, we will be learning different athletics ready for sports day!


We care

Through our PSHE curriculum we will be learning about how we are growing and changing.



We are historians

We will learn about significant people who have made a change in History. We will be delving deeper into learning about the lives and work of Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell.













"Night Vision" 

Summer 1


This half term our learning, particularly in English, will follow a theme of Night Vision! We are learning to write to entertain by writing a Fantasy Story and writing to inform by writing a Non-Chronological Report all about owls. 


The text we will use to help us will include:

'The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark' by Jill Tomlinson

Spring 2



This half term our theme is SUPER SAFARI! We are learning to write to entertain by writing a setting description based in Kenya and writing to inform by writing a diary entry from another cultural's perspective. 


These texts will include: 

'Lilia and the Secret of Rain' by David Convey and Jude Daly

'Anna Hibiscus' by Atinuke, an African author. 

Spring 1


This half term, some of our learning be surrounded around our theme "superheroes". We will be writing to entertain by writing a fantasy story, inspired by Traction Man Is Here by Mini Grey. Also, we will write to inform by writing a set of instructions on how to make a superhero potion.






This term we will continue to progress with our learning related to multiplication and division. We will use a range of methods including equal groups, repeated addition and multiplication equations. 

Autumn 2

Frozen Kingdom!

This half term, some of our learning be surrounded around our theme "Frozen Kingdom". We will be writing to infrom by writing an a non-chronological report all about polar bears. Also, we will write to inform by writing a letter, inspired by the story "The Great Explorer" by Chris Judge. 
I cannot wait to see what great work Wonderful Wisterias produce this half term and I look forward to talking to you about your child's progress during parents evening.


Autumn 1



This half term our topic is LAND AHOY! We will be writing to entertain by writing an adventure story based on our story 'The Pirate - Cruncher' by Jonny Duddle. Wisterias will have the opportunity to showcase their writing at the end of the topic and learn new grammar skills, such as expanded noun phrases. 




Wonderful Wisterias 22.23