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The Great Fire of London

We have been busy learning so much about the Great Fire of London which happened exactly 351 years ago. 

Suggested reading list


The 'Sophie' books - Dick King Smith

The Hodgeheg - Dick King Smith

Killer Cat - Anne Fine (and other appropriate titles by her)

The Hundred Mile an Hour Dog - Jeremy Strong (and other appropriate titles by her)

Horrid Henry - Francesca Simon

Mr Majeika - Humphrey Carpenter

The Magic Finger, Fantastic Mr Fox, The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl

Flat Stanley - Jeff Brown

The Worst Witch - Jill Murphy

Zog & Tyranna - Julia Donaldson

The Tear Thief - Carol Ann Duffy

More challenging books

Frog and Toad Together - Arnold Lobel

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark - Jill Tomlinson

My Naughty Little Sister - Dorothy Edwards

Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf - Catherine Storr

Mrs Pepperpot - Alf Proysen

Gobbolino, The adventures of the Little Wooden Horse - Ursula Moray Williams

Year 2 SATs information for parents


All of the information that was shared at our recent meeting in November can be found within the following presentation online which can be found here:




We also referred to some other documents which you may find useful to see, which include:

- Sample Reading Papers 



- Sample Mathematics Papers



- Sample Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Papers



- Interim Frameworks for end of Key Stage One Assessment




Maths Workshop

Maths Workshop 1
Maths Workshop 2
Maths Workshop 3
Maths Workshop 4

Practise maths skills at home

The children have each been given a login to a Maths activity website called Sumdog which has maths games aimed at improving their speed and accuracy in mental maths. To access this at home please visit: www.sumdog.com.

Their usernames are their first name, beginning with a capital letter, followed by the first letter of their surname (also a capital letter); their password is cat and the school code is nashmills.

e.g. Username: BenD

       Password:  cat

       School code: nashmills


Please note that the activities are tailored to each child's abilities according to their results, so if older siblings use the same log-in , it will affect the questions asked.