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Year 2 Hedgehogs

Welcome to the home of Hedgehogs 2021-22!

Welcome back to school and welcome to Hedgehog Class. Over the upcoming weeks and months, I’ll upload photos and interesting snippets of what the children in Year 2 get up to! Watch this space…


Autumn Term Photos:

Hedgehogs 2020-2021

Christmas Jumper Day

Autumn Term:

Here is a little more information about what we have covered during the Autumn Term this year.



  • Newspaper reports all about the Gunpowder Plot
  • Nonsense Poetry
  • Labels, lists and captions featuring 'Traction Man'
  • Stories from the billabong - we wrote our own version of 'Why Frogs Can Only Croak'
  • Stories from a familiar setting - 'The Tiger Who Came To Tea'
  • Dear Teacher - letters about why we can't come into school


  • Number & place value - tens and ones, the value of numbers
  • Addition & subtraction - concrete resources, number lines and column method
  • Multiplication and division - 2, 5, 10 times tables


  • Who Guy Fawkes was and all about the Gunpowder Plot.
  • What life was like in London in the 1600s.
  • Firework safety.
  • Firework art


  • Animals in Australia
  • Australian weather
  • What it is like to live in Australia as opposed to the UK
  • Aboriginal art


  • Baby animals, healthy eating, exercise, keeping clean
  • Everyday materials and their uses
  • Friction experiment
  • Absorption experiment
  • Bridge building experiment


  • Ball skills
  • Dance
  • Running


  • Relationships
  • Valuing difference