Vine Tree Primary School

Learn, Included, Respect, Enjoy, Treated Fairly

Welcome to Year 2

Miss Johnston 


Mrs Beck


Welcome to our class page.

Take a look at what we will busy learning in Year 2.

This half term our Learning Challenge is:

How is Handa's village different to Crewe?

We will be having lots of fun exploring where we live in the UK and where Handa lives in Africa. We will locate each place on a map and learn about the seven continents and five oceans of the world. The children will also explore differences in weather, culture, food and animals and their habitats. 


The book we are exploring is 'Handa's Surprise' written by Eileen Browne. The book is based on a story about a little girl called Handa who lives in a village in Africa. Handa collects fruit for her friend Akeyo and sets off to Akeyo's village. However, on her way some mischievous animals pinch all of Handa's fruit! We are going to be learning about adjectives, nouns and verbs to retell the story. We are even going to change the story and set it in Crewe! Watch out for our AMAZING writing!


We will begin this half term looking at numbers to 100. We will learn about place value using practical and written methods. We will also learn how to count in steps of 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s forwards and backwards from any given number.