Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Welcome to Year 2!

Our teachers are Miss Gwilliam and Mrs Thompson.

Our Learning Support Assistants are Mrs Forth and Mrs Wollacott.

Please check this web page for regular updates on exciting things happening in Year 2.

Our topic for the first term is “Our Town” and we will be learning all about Rubery and our local area.

Topic Maps

Autumn 1 topic map


Each week your child will be getting homework. The homework will be handed out on a Friday and is expected back in on the following Wednesday. Each week the homework will consist of work from either a maths or English workbook. The homework will be one or two pages from the book. As well as this we would like you to spend time reading with your child and doing some maths. The maths could consist of learning times tables (expectations by the end of year 2 is for your child to know 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables) or counting forwards and backwards below 100 in different sized steps starting from different places.

News & Updates

Year 2 Rubery Welly Walk- Friday 21st September 2018

Despite the rain, Year 2 put their raincoats and comfortable shoes on and went to explore Rubery. We walked from school under the subway and into the high street. On our way, we looked at different types of houses such as semi-detached, detached and terraced. As we walked down...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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An Alien Visits Rubery in Year 2!

On Friday 14th after school, our teachers witnessed an alien spaceship appear on the school playground! They ran outside as fast as they could and filmed the whole thing! Suddenly, a letter floated down from the shuttle (which the teachers caught). It was a letter from Astrix the...

Year 2 Bubble Art

Year 2 spent the day experimenting with bubble and seeing what they really looked like. We blew bubbles outside, took pictures of bubbles, used bubble paint and even had a go at drawing some bubbles. We had lots of fun!  
Posted On 22 Jun 2018
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Year 2 Seaside Project Homework

In Year 2 over the last two weeks we set a topic homework based on the seaside. The homework was to complete a piece of work on the seaside. The work could be anything the children wanted to be about as long as it was related to the seaside. The projects the children have...
Posted On 12 Jun 2018
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Year 2 zoo animals paintings

This afternoon we decided to work in groups to create large scale paintings of the animals that we had seen at the zoo. We had to work as a team to discuss who would paint which animals, and how they would complete the painting altogether. The results are fantastic!
Posted On 07 Jun 2018
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Year 2 Dudley Zoo 2JT

The children had a fantastic day at Dudley Zoo on Tuesday. We saw lots of exciting animals and had the chance to get really close to some of them. We all had great fun!  
Posted On 07 Jun 2018
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Year 2 Dudley Zoo Trip

What a wonderful day we have had. We went to Dudley Zoo to find out about animals from Africa. We were lucky enough to have a talk with one of the keepers all about African creatures. She showed us some animal bones and animal skins, she even got out some animals for us to touch....
Posted On 05 Jun 2018
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Year 2 WANTED: The Perfect Pet

Year 2 have been reading WANTED: The Perfect Pet by Fiona Roberton in English and Guided Reading. We reached the part of the story where a duck has seen an wanted advert in the newspaper for the perfect pet (also know as a dog). However the duck is not a dog, and wants to become...
Posted On 24 May 2018
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