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Books we have been reading in class this term include:

              Claude in the City: Amazon.co.uk: Smith, Alex T.: 9780340998991: Books                 The Tube Mapper Project: Capturing Moments on the London Underground:  Amazon.co.uk: Luke Agbaimoni: 9780750994378: Books



Book List

As part of our focus on reading in school, we would like to develop the lending library of books within each class. This will enable the children to foster a passion and love of reading at Belmont and ensure that they have access to high quality texts.

Please find links to two book lists that have a variety of we would love to have in class.  Once a book has been donated to the class we will add it to the list of books purchased.  Please check this list to ensure that the book that you would like to donate is one that we don't already have.

Year 2 recommended book list

Love Reading 4 schools - Year 2 (age 6/7)

Books donated so far


Creative Home Learning

Information about the Creative Home Learning is on the classwork section in Google Classroom.


Home School Partnership

On the Google Classroom for Damsons/Apricots you will find a Home School Partnership welcome presentation video with information about Year 2. Parents will be able to access this using their child's Google Classroom log-in. Here are the slides: Home School Partnership


             Word Aware

             Our topic this term is I Love London.

The below list is part of an initiative called Word Aware that we are using in school.  We thought it would be helpful to share this list with you so that you can use some of these words at home when discussing the topic.  If your child speaks a different language at home, it would be helpful to discuss and translate these words using your home language.     

             Word Aware Grid Autumn 2021

             Y2 Autumn Learning Tree 2021


             Knowledge Organisers

Further information about the learning in history and geography is available on our new Knowledge Organisers.  These are available on the Apricots and Damsons Google Classrooms.


Home Learning

Each Year 2 child will bring home a CGP KS1 English - Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Homework Book. Below are details on which task to complete and these books need to be returned each Monday to be marked in class. Do not let your child complete all of the tasks in these books, we will set work linked to what we teach in class where possible and we will be assigning tasks each week therefore the book will not be completed in page order. 

Each week we will be setting homework on a Monday. This is to be completed within 1 week by the following Monday. Home Learning is assigned through the Apricots and Damsons Google Classrooms. Further information about the learning in history and geography is available on our new Knowledge Organisers. These are available on Google Classroom in the Classwork tab. 


Books for Year 2

Here is a list of 50 books that are recommended reads for Year 2. 

50 Reads for Year 2 


Handwriting sheets (to print off at home)

Handwriting cursive alphabet

Handwriting cursive days of the week

Handwriting cursive Y2 words 


Calendar/ Key dates

School Diary

28.9.21 - Luke Agbaimoni photographer/artist visit tubemapper.com 

8.9.21 - Great Fire of London Workshop - Dress up like you're from 1666

5.10.21 - Parent Consultation Evening - Damsons & Apricots

12.10.21 - Parent Consultation Evening - Damsons

13.10.21 - Parent Consultation Evening - Apricots

WB 25.10.21 - Half Term

1.11.21 - School Back Autumn Term 2

3.12.21 - Creative Home Learning deadline


Home Learning for this week:


15 minutes daily.

Please return every Monday and every Friday to get new books.

Children will take a school library book to read at home for pleasure. Please return these the following Monday so they can return it to the library and choose a new book. 


The spellings for WB 18/10/21 are all words which have the or sound spelt with an a and l - ll/al. Please practise at home and these will be tested on Monday 1st November.


 Common Exception Words Y1 & Y2


 Times Table Challenges can be printed here

CGP KS1 English - Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Homework Book


18/10/21 - Please complete the following task(s) in the CGP KS1 English - Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling Homework Book - Page(s) 22 - The aw sound

Please complete this homework and return to school by 1/11/21. 

Pages completed so far Pg 4, 5, 6, 7



18/10/21 - Please complete the following task(s) on MyMaths - 2D & 3D Shapes (Y2), 3D Shapes (Y2) & Symmetry

Please login to MyMaths and complete this weeks homework by 1/11/21. 

You can always access the 'Practice' tab with progress/booster tasks. We will usually set tasks which match the learning in class where possible.

Creative Home Learning Project 

I Love London Creative Home Learning - Information on Google Classroom


Deadline for submission by Friday 3rd December


General Routine Information



We visit the library every Monday.

We complete our weekly spellings

Tuesday Outdoor PE (Damsons)  Damsons need to come to school in a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.

Outdoor PE (Apricots) 

Indoor PE (Damsons)

Apricots & Damsons need to come to school in a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.

Outdoor PE (Apricots) 

Apricots need to come to school in a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled.


Times-Table Challenge


For further information about Home Learning and ideas on how to support your child please click here


Common Exception Words - these are the words to read and spell by the end of Y2

CEW Y1 List & Y2 List

Learning this week:



3D Shapes & Symmetry

Learning next week:
English Paddington Bear
Maths Measures


Thank you for your support this year!

Class Reps

Our class reps are:

BHSA Apricots: Wynne Barnwell (Thomas' Mum)

BHSA Damsons: Kamal Kishore (Akshra's Dad) & Mariam Mumtaz (Ayesha's Mum)