Brinsley Primary & Nursery School

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Brinsley Primary And Nursery School - Year 2

    Who’s in the class

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    Mrs E Langon
    Class Teacher
  • Profile picture of Mrs S Turner

    Mrs S Turner
    Teaching Assistant
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    Mrs P Framji
    Teaching Assistant

Class Name: Goldfinch

This term our topic is:
Why Would A Dinosaur Not Make A Good Pet?

In Year 2 this half-term, we will be exploring a science focussed topic based on the question 'Why Would a Dinosaur Not Make a Good Pet?'


We will be reading story 'Wild' by Emily Hughes as part of our English, alongside writing our very own dinosaur riddles and instructions on how to make dinosaur biscuits (after we have had a go at baking them ourselves!) 

The value of the month for September is responsibility. We will be having dedicated assemblies on this value and discussions about this value in class.

Remember to check Class Dojo regularly for updates, photos and information. 





Welcome to Year 2!

We hope that your child enjoys being in our Year 2 Goldfinches class!


Helpful Websites To Use At Home

Please see below for links to useful websites to support your children's learning. 

Active Learn (Bug Club Log in is in the front of children's reading records) -

Times Tables Rock Stars (Log in is in the front of children's reading records) -

The Oak National Academy -

White Rose Maths -

Phonics Play -

BBC Bitesize -

Top Marks -



Reading is an essential part of your child's learning. Your child will be sent home with a colour banded book to match their ability. They will have a guided reading session every week, which will include shared reading, and accompanying tasks. Please take time to look at and read your child's reading books and any other books, with them. When you have read with your child please record this in their reading record. If a child reads 3 or more times at home each week, they will be entered into our 'In It, To Win It' draw to be in with a chance of choosing a golden envelope to win a prize!

The children continue to have access to Bug Club online, where reading books will be allocated to each child. When they access the books there will be short tasks which they need to complete in order to win points. The more points they win the more time they get to spend it in the shop.



P.E. will take place on a Tuesday and Thursday. Please ensure that your child comes to school on this day in their P.E. kit. They will stay in their P.E. kit all day and where possible, P.E. will take place outside so please make sure children are dressed to keep warm. Please also remember that children need to have their hair up in a pony-tail and to remove earrings and other jewellery for P.E. If your child has newly pierced ears please pop in to the office to fill in the appropriate form.



Could we ask that you help your child practise their spellings, which will be checked weekly. We expect your child to begin to use these words in their writing. Spellings can be practised in different ways such as writing them out using paint, or in sand or practising them with magnetic letters or making a game up with them. You can also look out for them when reading and when you’re out and about! 


Times Tables 

Please can you encourage your child to learn their times tables and their inverses at home. They have all received a log in for Times Tables Rock Stars and you will find this in their Reading Records.

Please log on to to access their personal page. 


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