Thorney Close Primary School

Thorney Close Primary School

“Where Learning Blossoms”



 Poplar - year 2

Welcome to the class page for Year 2 Poplar.  

This class page will be updated throughout the school year with pictures, news, curriculum information and external links to useful documents and activities.  

We hope it gives you an insight into life in our class! 





Sports Week - Poplar Miss Graham - June 18

(16 images)

Created: 29 Jun 18 13:30 | Last modified: 29 Jun 18 13:32

Making Paper - Poplar Miss Graham - March 18

(21 images)

Created: 19 Mar 18 17:00 | Last modified: 19 Mar 18 17:02

Microhabitats - Poplar - October 17

(6 images)

We have been finding out about microhabitats in science, we enjoyed walking around the school grounds to see what creatures we could find living in microhabitats.

Created: 3 Nov 17 14:12 | Last modified: 3 Nov 17 14:13

Flags of the World - Poplar - 18th October 17

(11 images)

We worked in our teams to make flags of the world. We used different materials to recreate each flag and make it as realistic as possible.

Created: 19 Oct 17 08:15 | Last modified: 19 Oct 17 08:16

Body Letters - Poplar - October 17

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We enjoyed making letters with our bodies in PSHE, we worked with our peers to shape ourselves correctly.

Created: 19 Oct 17 08:09 | Last modified: 19 Oct 17 08:11

Continents and Oceans - Poplar - October 17

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We painted some African animals as part of our topic, Continents and Oceans of the World.

Created: 19 Oct 17 08:05 | Last modified: 19 Oct 17 08:08

Subtraction - Poplar - October 17

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We worked in our teams to subtract two 2 digit numbers. We also helped the Chinese emperor rebuild the Great Wall of China!

Created: 19 Oct 17 08:01 | Last modified: 19 Oct 17 08:02

Poplar Class News

Check back here regularly to find out what's going on in our class.  Whole school news can be found by clicking on the below links.

School News   Diary Listing  Thorney Times   Notices

19th April 2018
Key Stage 1 Assessments
The children in Year 2 will be completing their end of Key Stage 1 assessments during the week commencing Monday 21st May 2018 (please avoid absences).  We would like to invite you into school on Thursday 26th April 2018 at 2:45pm to explain the assessment process and how you can support your chid at home in preparation. 

Poplar Class Letters

 Below you will find letters that have been distributed to our class. All downloadable material will be offered in PDF format for easy reading and printing. However, if you do not have access to a printer and require an additional letter then please do not hesitate to request a copy at the main school office. Whole school letters can be found by clicking on the below links.

Thorney Times Whole School Letters Educational Visit Letters

KS1 Assessment Information Letter
Skipping Festival Letter
Stockeld Park visit letter
Road Safety Letter
Autumn Term 1 Homework


Click on the curriculum icon below to view the curriculum topics for the current school year. 


Year 1 and Year 2 Spelling List

Year 2 Writing Checklist


At Thorney Close Primary School, we value the support of parents in enabling their children to become fluent readers, who read for pleasure and enjoyment. Please click on the guidelines below for an overview on how you can support your child at home to ensure they make the maximum progress.

Reception and Key Stage 1 Reading Guidelines


Thorney Close Primary School Calculation Policy

Useful Links and Documents

Below you will find links to useful documents, resources, online games and activities.



Oxford Phonics Check Support Maths for Year 2 English for Year 2

Letter-join  Letter-join is an on-line resource for teaching cursive handwriting at school and at home. It uses interactive animations to demonstrate joined-up letter formation and hundreds of worksheets for real handwriting practice.