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Welcome to 2B

🌈Welcome to 2B🌻

Teacher: Miss Byrne       TA: Miss O'Connell   


On this site you will have the opportunity to come and be a part of the wonderful 2B!

You will find information, topic work, home learning ideas and links to websites that will help your child's learning.


Please send me pictures or photographs of your hard work, I would love to see your progress and share your achievements on here and our twitter page.

2B email address :


A little poem just to say how much I've missed you every school day! Best of luck everyone, you have all been absolute amazing. Enjoy the summer and I can't wait to see you all in September :)

A little poem just to say how much I've missed you every school day! Best of luck everyone

Please check out our class twitter page for brilliant home learning ideas:


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Just a little reminder for anyone that hasn't had the chance to complete the Reading Eggspress placement test yet - I have cleared all your other assignments so that you are free to give it a go :) . Please remember to try your best on the test as it will determine which lessons you do moving forward. Just log into Reading Eggspress and click on lesson 1! I have been so impressed by everyone's efforts so far, well done for all of your super work! :) 

Week Beginning Monday 13th July

Additional Activities

Week Beginning Monday 6th July

Additional Activities!

What the LadyBird Heard at the Seaside.

Read aloud of What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. This read aloud also has some questioning to support understanding o...

Week Beginning Monday 29th June

Additional Activities!


Week Beginning Monday 22nd June

A special video from all the staff at St Luke's :

To help you on your home learning journey I have assigned you work on the following websites: - Cracking Comprehension online! Please follow the link, sign up and wait for your tasks to be set. Enjoy!


Other useful websites:



Exciting news! Almost all of our caterpillars have transformed into beautiful butterflies :)


How amazing .... take a look! #homeschooling #LifeCycles #metamorphosis

2B we have our first beautiful butterfly!



Can you write some sentences about its transformation? What adjectives could you use to describe them? Could you write some expanded noun phrases about them? Can you describe how it moves? Please let me know your ideas :)

What will we be learning about?



Autumn 1 - Land Ahoy!

Autumn 2 - Towers, Turrets and Tunnels

Spring 1 - Wriggle and Crawl

Spring 2 - Muck, Mess and Mixtures

Summer 1 - The scented garden

Summer 2 - Beach combers


LITERACY - We will be focusing on lots of important features within our writing such as spelling, handwriting and punctuation. We will be using different books and experiences to influence our writing of stories, descriptions, recounts, letters, comparisons and much more. PHONICS will be continued in Year 2 with a focus on grammar. Handwriting will be being taught daily and spellings will be tested each week.


NUMERACY - This year we will be learning all about place value (tens and ones), addition, subtraction in different forms, money, time (reading a clock to the nearest 5 minutes, data handling, weight and length. There will be a big emphasis on children being able to use mathematical language and understanding and using their reasoning skills.

Have a look at some of our focused texts this year ...

Justin Fletcher reads 'The Very Greedy Bee'

See Justin Fletcher, CBBC's Mr Tumble, read from 'The Very Greedy Bee' by Steve Smallman. Little Tiger Press Book and CD set featuring Justin Fletcher OUT NOW


The Tunnel by Anthony Browne The tunnel was dark, and damp, and slimy, and scary.

Bookaboo S01E03 The Night Pirates Michael Rosen

reupload from RobGBA

What have 2B been up to?

2B's Caterpillars smiley


Wow what a transformation already! Take a look at David's and his caterpillar friends metamorphosis so far:




World Book Day!

Shrove Tuesday!





In St Luke's we believe it is very important to be in school every day. This way you will not miss out on any learning as we build up to our Year 2 SATs. In 2B we really strive to win the weekly attendance draw during celebration worship. We also have a treat in class every Friday when Mrs Martindale chooses 5 names at random from those who have been in every day and they win a prize from the prize box.



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Here are some dates to remember about Year 2 ...


READING BOOKS - changed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday or when your child has quizzed. PLEASE ensure your child has read at home and that the reading record book has been signed no If your child is finding the story easy, please ask them lots of comprehension questions to ensure they also understand the book they are reading. Questions can include:  


  • Who are the characters?
  • What role does ______ have in the story?
  • Where is the story set?
  • What happens at the beginning?
  • What happens in the middle?
  • What happens at the end of the story?
  • Can you tell me your favourite part of the story?
  • Did you like or dislike the story?
  • Can you find my a word beginning with _____?
  • Can you find a word with the ____ sound?


PE - PE will take place at least once a week. PLEASE ensure your child has the full PE kit (WHITE T-SHIRT, BLACK SHORTS, BLACK PUMPS) in every week for the whole half term, we will send them home at the end of each half term to be washed. no


HOMEWORK - Homework will be issued once every half term. This will consist of a grid that contains lots of different activities helping to reinforce the learning taking place that half term. The ring bound sketch books are sturdy enough to fill with all your childrens wonderful work and this can then be handed back to Mrs Martindale during the last week before the half term holidays. House points and prizes can be won and certificates will go out to those who have really tried hard and put in lots of effort no


SPELLINGS - Spellings will be handed out every Friday to be practised throughout the week at home in preparation for a spelling test on Friday. no



There are lots of different websites that we use in school to support your child's learning. These websites can be accessed at home. Their username and passwords are stuck in the front cover of their homework books. Please try and access the websites with your child as much as you can. It would be very beneficial if your child completed the activities on their own or with the correct support.


Reading Eggs


Phonics Play


Please see the links below to access the different websites that will be useful to your child.