Broadfield Community Primary School, Sparrow Hill, Rochdale, Lancashire OL16 1QT

Tel: 01706 647580

Broadfield Community Primary School

Learning, Growing and Succeeding Together


Welcome to Year 2


Teachers in Year 2

Miss Leach

Mrs Gaunt

Mrs Cooper

Mr Fireman

Mrs Hamil

Mrs Shah

Miss Strudwick




Our project for the first half term is Pirates. We will be having lots of fun. Here is what we are going to be doing this half term:

*We will be creating our own pirates and wanted posters

*Researching famous pirates

*Making our own ships

*Investigating floating and sinking

*Looking at places pirates travelled

*Making our own pirate treasure maps

We will also be visiting Liverpool Museum on Friday the 6th of September to learn all about Pirates!


Projects for the rest of the year

Autumn 2: Kingdoms and castles

Spring 1: On the Move

Spring 2: We Are What We Eat?

Summer 1: Who Lives Here? Habitats and Homes

Summer 2: Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!



PE is on a 2week timetable, so check below to see when your child needs to bring their P.E kit in. It is essential that your child has a sensible, clean P.E kit to wear.




Wednesday: Dance

Thursday: Circuit Training


Tuesday : Gym

Thursday: Games




  • Make sure that your child completes their homework every week.
  • They will receive Maths and English every Friday.
  • They have to hand their Maths and English homework in on a Monday.
  • They have to hand their learning journal in on a Friday.(Learning journals are to be completed in pencils only).



  • Make sure that your child reads every single night. Encourage them to read a variety of different books.
  • Record how they read in their reading records.
  • Ask your child questions about the book e.g.

-        Can you predict what will happen next?

-        Can you describe how the character might be feeling?

-        Can you summarise the key points in the story?

-        Is this fiction or non-fiction? How do you know?



  • Ensure that your child regularly practices their handwriting at home.
  • Encourage your child to write his/her own stories for fun.



  • Encourage your child to practice times tables at home.
  • Ask your child mental Maths questions as often as possible e.g. when you are sat in the car/ walking to school/ sat together at home. You could ask them additions, subtractions, doubles etc.
  • Ask any siblings if they can remember a Maths game that they played in school and encourage them to play together to make Maths fun.


Useful websites



Keep up to date with everything going on in our class by following: @BCPS2G. 

Please join our class dojo page too! Click on the link HERE to go straight to the website and sign up using your child's code. If you don't have the code please speak to Mrs Gaunt or Miss Leach  who will be able to give you your child's individual code.




Our trip to MOSI