Park Mead Primary

Year 2

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Mrs Collins


 Mrs Gilbertson


Mrs Burnham


 Mrs Puttock


Mrs Booth


What is going on this week?   Week beginning 19th April

Welcome back. We hope that you have had a lovely Easter break and are looking forward to the summer term.

We have updated this page with PE days and library days for the rest of this half term. Please scroll down to find the information.


Summer Term 1


Writing to Entertain

  • This half term we will be learning about fables and writing our own stories which include a character who learns a lesson. Our focus when we write our stories will be action and we will be looking at ways that authors show the action in stories making it exciting to read. 
  • Non-negotiables: Every time the children write at school we ask them to make sure that they have put a full stop at the end of every sentence, that they have used capital letters to begin sentences and for names, that they have finger spaces between their words, and that they have used a question mark at the end of a question.  


 We will be teaching guided reading as a whole class. This half term we will be reading The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Tomlinson as well as reading some related picture books, non fiction texts and poems.  We will be making sure that the children have new home reading books in the first couple of days back.


Please continue to read at home with your child, and make a note in their reading record. You can continue use your class log in to access the e-books on the Epic website at:


Phonics and Spelling:

Spelling homework will be set on Spelling Shed each Tuesday linked to the spelling or phonics that the children have been learning that week. Our expectation is that the children will spend a minimum of 10 minutes playing Spelling Shed games at least 3 times per week. Please check the front of your child's reading record for their log in details.



Now we are back at school we are continuing to follow the White Rose maths curriculum. This week we will be finishing our Fractions topics and will then recap addition, subtraction, multiplication and division before moving on to measurement, position and direction. 

Maths homework: We would like the children to spend 10 minutes, 3 times weekly on either Numbots (number skills and arithmetic) or TT Rockstars  (times tables practise).  The log in details for both websites is the same and will in the front of your child's reading record. There will also be optional maths homework on My Maths.

Science: 'Living things and their habitats'  - This half term children will learn about a variety of habitats and the plants and animals that live there. They will learn to tell the difference between things that are living, dead and things that have never been alive, and apply this in a range of contexts. 

Useful Information

PE Days

Please send the children to school in their PE kit on the days we have PE.

  • Week of 19th April        Monday and Thursday
  • Week of 26th April        Monday and Tuesday
  • Week of 3rd May          Thursday only
  • Week of 10th May        Monday and Tuesday
  • Week of 17th May        Monday and Thursday
  • Week of 24th May       Monday and Tuesday


Library Days

We will be visiting the library to choose new books every other Thursday. For the Summer term the dates we will be visiting the library are:

  • Thursday 29th April
  • Thursday 13th May
  • Thursday 27th May
  • Thursday 17th June
  • Thursday 8th July

If your child is now a free reader and is choosing their reading books from the library, have a look at the Library page to see how they can change their books in between library visits (you will need to watch the Key Stage 2 video).





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Park Mead Primary School, Park Drive, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 7HB

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