Janet DukePrimary School

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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2 


Teachers:    Miss Burns  (Agate Class)

                    Mrs Plummer/Mrs Maguire (Onyx Class)

                    Mrs Palmer (Turquoise Class)



Each class has different days for PE, so please check the individual class page for details. Please ensure your child has a change of footwear for each of these days and that all jewellery (including earrings are removed). Children with long hair will be asked to tie it up for PE sessions.  Please send your child in with a bottle of water every day, clearly labelled with their name.


Homework is set each week (Agate on Monday, Turquoise on Tuesday and Onyx on Friday) and is expected to be completed by the following week.

Children are asked to:

  • Read at home at least 3 times a week using MyOn
  • Learn weekly spellings
  • Complete a weekly Mathletics task
  • Complete a weekly Reading Eggs Task
  • Learn Times Tables using Multiplication Monster on Purple Mash


Our topics this year are:

  • Arctic
  • Famous People
  • China
  • WW2
  • Puppets
  • At the Seaside

Children in Year 2 are expected to learn their 2’s, 5’s and 10’s times tables. Please practice these with your children.


Please also find attached the year 1 and 2 spelling word lists which children will be learning throughout the year. 


Please if there is anything you would like to discuss, contact us via email on Purple Mash or contact the main school office.