The Icknield Primary School

Thrive and achieve together!

Year 2

Welcome to Hedgehogs!

Welcome to the page of the happy, helpful and hard-working hedgehogs! On this page you will find key information about our curriculum and our classroom, as well as information on some of our learning. 

Staff in Year 2


Our class teachers are Mrs Roban (Monday-Wednesday) and Mrs Need (Wednesday-Friday).

Our class TAs are Ms Farragher and Miss Scott.


Key Weekly Information


PE is on Mondays and Fridays. 

Please ensure children bring their PE kits in with them to change into at school.

Reading and Homework


Please ensure that you read with your child at home and fill in their reading record. It is very important to hear if you feel that the texts are too challenging or maybe, not challenging enough! It does not only need to be their school reading book that is jotted down, we love to read about all of the different sorts of texts the children have been reading throughout the week. These could include: magazines, comic books, recipes and many more. The possibilities are endless!

Reading books will go home and we will change these in the mornings. Please ensure children keep their books and reading records in their bags, so we can read these books with them at school as well.


Purple Mash logins have been sent home and there are some great games and activities to practise number facts. 


Spellings will be sent home on ClassDojo each week. 


General Information


In the morning, the classroom door will be open from 8.45am. The school day ends at 3.15pm and the children will be dismissed from the classroom door. Please can children bring in a named water bottle. 


Autumn 1 

In Geography, we will be learning about the different continents. This year in RE, we will be exploring Christianity and Judaism. In Maths, we are building on our prior knowledge of place value and addition. Our Science topic this term is Everyday Materials, where we will be exploring the different properties of materials. In Computing, we are drawing digital pictures in different styles of Art, such as impressionism and pointillism. 


The text we are focusing on in Writing this term is 'Grandad's Island' by Benji Davies.