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The Beacon C of E (VA) Primary School

'Living life in all its fullness' (John 10:10)


1 Beacon Place, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2SR

01395 264300


Year 2: 2P

Your Teaching Team are Mrs Pow and Mrs Hambly.

(Miss Wylie teaches music on a Monday and Mrs Lynn teaches RE on a Thursday)


Office 365 support:

This half term's topic is........ 

Street Detectives

Our Summer 2 topic is 'Street Detectives' with a history and geography focus. We will be finding out all about how Exmouth has changed over the years. We will look for historical clues and follow maps. We will go on a town trail to explore local land use and buildings. The mayor and town crier will come and talk to us about Exmouth too!

The Beacon C of E (VA) Primary School - Street detectives

Wriggle & Crawl

Our Summer 1 topic is 'Wriggle & Crawl'. We will be heading out into the local area to identify minibeasts in their natural habitat. Being scientists, we will explore life-cycles of various creepy crawlies and discover how they hunt for food and protect themselves from predators. In art we will use natural materials to create models of our favourite minibeasts. Using our class book 'James & the Giant Peach' as inspiration, we will explore movements in dance and rhythms in music.

St Patrick's RC Primary And Nursery School - Minibeasts

Watch our butterfly life cycle animations

Home Learning 

Home learning will mostly be set online. Children can access weekly tasks via their Sumdog accounts. It is also expected that children practice their times table facts and Common Exception Word spellings using the website links below:


Extra spelling & maths revision activity booklets are being sent home during the summer term. Please complete these at home, 1 or 2 pages/tasks each week. You do not need to return them to school

Regular tasks:

Sumdog - maths and spelling

Sumdog (@sumdog) | Twitter

Hit the Button - Maths facts

I Did Some Hit The Button!


Stick and Split - Number Facts

Spelling and Phonics activities



Due to Covid-19 regulations PE kit is not currently required.

This half term we have PE every Monday (tennis with Mrs Hambly) and Wednesday afternoon (athletics with Mr Troman) - trainers and jogging bottoms /shorts/leggings can be worn to school on both of these days.

Athlete Clipart Physical Education - Physical Education Png, Transparent  Png , Transparent Png Image - PNGitem

Year 2 Newsletters and Curriculum Information

Year 2 Curriculum Map for the year

Outdoor Learning

Outdoor learning will take place every Friday afternoon, weather permitting. This term we will be undertaking lots of town trails and walks around Exmouth. We will also take part in some Beach School activities. Please wear suitable shoes, coat and trousers/shorts to school and bring wellies in a bag if wet.  Also, please wear a hat and sun cream in the hot weather. Extra adult helpers are required for these seasons. Let the office know if you can help.

Beach School at Rainbow Smiles Nursery


Please can I remind you the importance of e-safety. Please watch the video and have a conversation with your child about the importance of being safe online. Some children might like to create a poster that we could display in the classroom.

Home Learning Support Resources - Spelling

Spelling activities to try at home