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Books we have been reading in class include: 




Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History 

Claude in the City 

Daisy and the Trouble with... 


16.101.9 Online Forms

Please remember to complete the online forms regarding permissions for children to access the internet, school network and other online resources, such as Google classroom. The Parentmail about this was sent on Wed 25th September. 


16.10.19 BHSA Christmas Card Project 2019

Today we will be sending home a Christmas card design information leaflet. If you would like to take part, please get your child to design a Christmas picture at home. You must return the artwork to school by Tuesday 29th October at the very latest as the designs are sent off on Wednesday 30th October. 

14.10.19 Mr Powell's Marathon Challenge!

On Sunday 13th October, Mr Powell ran the Eden Project Marathon in Cornwall. He managed to finish the tough course despite saying "it was the hardest challenge he has faced - the hills were brutal!" He is trying to raise some money for the amazing Five Talents charity. If you would like sponsor him you can do so using this link which also has more information about the charity's incredible work:  https://fivetalents.charitycheckout.co.uk/pf/matt-powell 

Thank you to those of you who have generously donated. 

Handwriting sheets (to print off at home)

Handwriting cursive alphabet

Handwriting cursive days of the week

Handwriting cursive Y2 words

Dictation - See below for the dictation for Monday 28th October


Calendar/ Key dates

School Diary

w/c 21st October - Half Term 

w/c 28th October - School Back



Welcome to KS1 2019




Spelling test


New spellings are added to 'Home Learning' section below.

Tuesday Indoor PE Children need a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.

Library (Damsons) 

Please return books by Wednesday the following week.


Outdoor PE



Library (Apricots) 

Children need a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.

Please return books by Thursday the following week.


Wake Up, Shake Up


Home Learning set 

This will begin after October half term. Please return by the following Friday.


Home Learning

For further information about Home Learning and ideas on how to support your child please click here


Daily (15-20 mins)

Reading Records must be brought into school every day. Children are able to change their reading book whenever they need to. 

Children may also borrow books from the Infant Library. We encourage the children to share their library book with an adult at home as well.


(this occasionally includes grammar & punctuation too)

Set on Monday and tested through dictation the following Monday.

Our weekly spelling words will cover all the Y2 spelling patterns and common exception words during the year. Common exception words Y1 & Y2


Set on a Monday. Children are given two weeks to complete the tasks.

Times Tables

Times Tables Challenges can be printed here.

They are completed each Friday in school.

Creative Home Learning


Creative Home Learning Autumn Term 2019 - I Love London

To be returned wb 2nd December

This week:

Grammar & Punctuation Workbook To start after October half term

Common exception words Y1 & Y2

Scribble Spelling

Spelling Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check Grid

Dictation - The Common Exception Words for Year 2 (Link above)


3 Number and place value challenges have been set to be completed by Mon 21st October. 

3 Geometry tasks have been set to be completed by Mon 28th October. 

Maths Workbook To start after October half term

Parents often ask for age-appropriate book recommendations. The list below includes many popular books that your child may like. If your child has a particular favourite book/author/series please let us know and we will add it to the list. 

Year 2 book recommendations

Our autumn term topic is 'I Love London'.

Our new Word Aware for this topic:

Word Aware - I Love London

Learning Tree 

Y2 Autumn Learning Tree 2019

Learning this week:

Writing instructions - Week 2 

Guided Reading


Geometry - 2D & 3D Shapes

Learning next week:



Geometry - 3D Shapes

Problem Solving


BHSA Apricots: 

BHSA Damsons: 


Thank you for your support this year!