Carlton Junior and Infant School


 Year 2 Class Page

Eid Mubarak - 05/06/2019
We had a wonderful afternoon in Year 2 decorating our Eid Cards.
Eid Mubarak to all our families and friends.
Ramadan Assembly - 8/05/2019

Thank you to all the parents who attended our annual Ramadan assembly, it was wonderful to see you.

We enjoyed thinking about Ramadan and have now launched our Ramadan 2019 Appeal. Donated items of tinned food will go to One Nation and Dewsbury Homeless Project.


All Stars Cricket session

Children in Year 2 enjoyed a Cricket taster session this afternoon delivered by the All Stars Cricket Center. They were able to learn skills like, throwing,catching, hitting a moving ball and team work.


Thank you Carla for organising this wonderful opportunity.

Trip to tropical World - 08/04/2019

Children in Year 2 enjoyed a lovely visit to Tropical World where they looked at different habitats linked to our Science Topic.

Railway Safety - Monday 4/3/2019

We enjoyed listening to Karen Bennet as she taught us how to keep safe at the Railway Station.  We discussed how we can use the trains to travel but it’s important to be aware of the dangers too.

Reading Workshop- February 2019

Thank you to all our parents who attended our bespoke Reading Workshop, we enjoyed discussing all the strategies we use to support your child's reading skills.

The Zodiac Story -February 2019

Impressive writing from our Year 2 children who were able to recall and recount key features of the Chinese New Year Story.

 Valentines Day -  14.02.19

Happy Valentines Day!


Reading Stars - 11.02.19 

 Our Reading Stars this term.

Super decoding , inference and deduction skills.


 Science -07/2/19

Year 2 had an amazing Science afternoon. We investigated different food groups and how they contribute to our healthy balanced diet. 


Year 2 Author Visit

Year 2 had the pleasure of a visit from our very own author Perter Irwin. They listened enthusiastically as Peter told them a fable as part of our International Story Telling Week. 

Thank you Peter you inspired us to write our own stories.


Maths - 25.01.2019

Children in Year 2 have been learning how to divide by grouping objects. We have been using Mathematical resources to consolidate learning.

Help your child at home by asking them to divide real life objects.





Year 2 enjoyed using the ipads to research information about Florence Nightingale.

 World Religion Day

Carlton celebrated World Religion Day this week. Each class showcased their work on a specific Religion. Our message was about global unity.

09.01.2019  Circle Time

Year 2 enjoyed their circle time with Mrs Motley. The children discussed an alternative curriculum and what other lessons children desire to be taught. We had some great ideas.

 Equal groups

Children related equal groups to repeated addition. They were able to add three one digit numbers together and link this learning to groups.



 The children enjoyed making equal groups and counting the amounts in each groups. They were able to identify which groups were equal and unequal and familiarised themselves with the word ‘equal’ and ‘unequal’.


Christmas Activities

Just a few photos of some of the activities that children participated in.

Visit to Barnfield - 20.12.2018

We visited Barnfield to wish them Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We discussed how important it is to look after our elderly friends and ensure a positive community spirit.


Christmas Jumper Day - 14.12.2018

Thank you to all our parents for providing our children with some amazing Christmas jumpers.


Children at Carlton enjoyed there annual Christmas lunch today. Whole school, one family festive experience.

Nativity - 10.12.2018

A huge thank you to all who attended our nativity performance - The Prickly Hay.


Visitors from the past - The Great fire of London -  04.12.2018

We had a special visitor from the past, Sir William Petty who taught us all about how the Great Fire of London started and what impact it had on London.

 Church Visit - 04.12.2018

Children in Year 2 visited Dewsbury Minister as part of their R.E unit of work on Christianity. We participated in a workshop which taught us about how the church plays an important role in Christianity

Year 2 Showcase Assembly - 28.11.2018.

The Great Fire of London

The children in Year Two were very proud to showcase their work to their parents in their showcase assembly.We made models, wrote poems, wrote diary entries, created our very own pictures of London burning down in the fire using chalk and learnt songs based on the Great Fire of London. The children produced fantastic work and have enjoyed learning about the Great Fire of London and the impact of it and how it made history.  

 Great Fire of London Songs



In English this week we have been writing non-chronological reports all about animals. We planned, drafted and redrafted the reports.

The children have worked very hard and produced some fantastic work.



This week we are really proud of our Year 2 children who have worked really hard identifying the value of money and then adding the total.They have also been investigating different ways of making a given total.

If you would like to support your child ask them to give you different amounts of coins or to show you a different way of making a total value.



Innovative opportunities in Year 2. We have our own Tuck Shop!

Children have the opportunity to earn rewards to access the shop using real money.

Teaching them the value of money whilst promoting life skills.


Celebrating Children in Need 16.11.2018

Thank you to all the parents and children in Year 2 for providing and participating in our Children in Need 2018 non-uniform day, raising money for a worthy cause.


Our children enjoyed having their Pudsey Bear treats during lunchtime today. Thank you to our lunchtime ladies.


14.11.2018 -Anti Bullying Activities

Some work from the pupils marking Anti Bullying week.

Author Visit - 18.10.2018

Year 2 enjoyed listening to the story Piper's Passport by Eleanor Mckone. We were swept away to Australia where Piper had a wonderful adventure.

keep reading children!!



We have been learning how to count forward and back in tens using this video to help us.

 Our Investors in Pupils display tells us what our individual targets are for this half term.

Please ask your child about their target and support them to achieve their goals.


The formation of letters is very important in English. We therefore practise how to form letters correctly using the cursive hand writing script. Please ensure your child practises their handwriting at home. 


Children in Year 2 are enjoying reading in their new Reading Area.  Please support your child to read at home. 

The more you read,

the more you will know.

The more that you learn,

the more places you'll go.

                         Dr Seuss


We have been learning about the place value of 2-digit numbers.

We used dienes to help us partition numbers and to identify how many tens and ones are in 2-digit numbers. 



Take a look at the video we are using to learn our 3 times tables.



Take a look at the story we are learning about  during our English lessons.

We will be making story boxes and recreating some of the scenes from this story.