Year 2


Welcome to Y2!

On this page we will record some of the exciting learning and investigating we do in Year 2, as the children continue to develop a wide breadth of skills and knowledge to take away with them when they leave us in the summer.

Our role in Y2 is to consolidate all the learning the children have been doing at Lydgate Infant School, as well as equip them for their next adventures as juniors. We strive to ensure children have a firm grasp of literacy and numeracy skills, as well as a love of learning. Through studying lots of different topics, our hope is that every child will discover what excites them and identify their own special skills and strengths.

We look forward to sharing our learning and exploring on this blog, and hope this will give you an insight into everything we get up to in Year 2.


Covid-19 Wellbeing Resources

Date: 06/05/2020

Sheffield Children & Adolescents' Mental Health Service (CAMHS) has distributed helpful resources to support wellbeing during the current Covid-19 situation. To see the resource pack for parents and…

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Home Learning Links Update

Date: 27/04/2020

Please click here for an updated school list of really useful online home learning links for your child.  In addition, the DfE are now posting daily online phonics activities for use at home - click…

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Child-Friendly Covid19 Book to Share

Date: 11/04/2020

The school's partners at Sheffield Healthy Minds have distributed a child-friendly e-book about Covid19 (click here), written by medical professionals and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, to share…

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Home Learning Links and Information

Date: 27/03/2020

During the current period of school closure, the school will be working with Sheffield Children's University (see the 'Extra-Curricular' tab under 'Parent Info') to signpost online learning materials,…

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How the Great Fire Changed London!

Date: 18/12/2019

What a great term we have had in Year two! The children have worked really hard and have improved lots since September. After Christmas our focus will be The Great Fire of London. We will read books about…

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Here Be Dragons!

Date: 15/10/2019

As you can see, we've been getting creative in our learning theme of 'Dragons' this week...   

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Settling in to Year 2

Date: 12/09/2019

Over the past two weeks the Year Two children have been settling in to their new year group and making lots of new friends. In each class we have been working on our own Class Charters which follow…

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Out Tudor House-Building

Date: 21/05/2019

We made Tudor houses as part of our 'Great Fire of London' topic this year!   

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Dynamic dodgeball!

Date: 25/02/2019

On Wednesday 13th February, twelve children from Lydgate Infant School took part in a Change 4 Life dodgeball event at Hallam Primary School. These children had all been practising at Mr Wood's lunchtime…

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Visit of Chinese artist Li Kunwu

Date: 20/11/2018

On Wednesday 14th November Year 2 were visited by Chinese comic book artist Li Kunwu and his son Lufei.  Li Kunwu is from Yunnan province in southwest China and has published comic books telling stories…

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