Marpool Primary School

Believe, Achieve, Succeed

Year 2

Welcome to Wingnut and Elder Base!

This half-term in Year 2

Welcome back to the Summer term! 

Key Information:

  • For Elder and Wingnut, PE will be on Wednesday - please wear PE kit including trainers
  • Please bring reading records to school on a Friday for the 3 reads check
  • Library Day will be Friday  (changing interest books)
  • Please make sure that reading records come to school every day- thank you


This half term, we will be:

  • In Literacy we will be exploring a non fiction text called Plundering Pirates!
  • in Maths we will be learning how to measure length and height, capacity, mass and temperature as well as time, statistics, position and direction.
  • In Science we will be continuing our learning about plants, and also recap plant parts we can eat.
  • in our Computing sessions, we have been learning how to code, and designing and creating a programme and quiz. 
  • In Design and technology we will be learning about wheels and axels
  • In PE we will be striking and fielding
  • In History we are learning explorers and pirates from the past, including Frances Drake and Sir Walter Raleigh!


To support your child at home:  

This term we are offering a 'pick and mix' homework menu! Please choose some tasks from the menu to complete each week.

Don't forget to post what you've been up to on Seesaw!







Parent Information:


Wednesday Wingnut

Wednesday: Elder


You might download the White Rose 1 Minute Maths app! Very fun and educational! Here is the FREE maths app designed especially for Year 1 and 2!  

For Apple devices, click here. For Android users, please click here

Which key skills will my child be learning and practising this year?




What will my child be learning this year?


Which texts will my child be introduced to in class?

Click on the link below to see the whole list and how the texts link in with the curriculum. Book_spine_Y2



 Year 2 Photo Gallery

 Hover over the photo for the caption and click on the photos to enlarge.