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Whitehouse Primary School, 2 Doagh Rd, Newtownabbey

Year 2

Teachers - Miss Blain and Mrs Robinson 

Support Staff - Mrs McBride, Mrs English, Mrs Kelly, and Miss Patterson

Year 2 Topics: The Farm (September and October), Food (November and December), People who Help Us (January and February), Houses and Homes (March and April), and Pirates (May and June).

Important Trips:  An Open Farm 

Visitors:  People who help us across the local community.  

Highlights of Year 2:  Welcome to Year 2.  This is a year for your child that is full of exciting new things to experience and learn! Some of theses experiences include: a trip to the farm in October, dressing up as pirates for a treasure hunt and exploring the local community. We also enjoy meeting lots of people who come to visit the Year 2 classrooms throughout the year!

Throughout the year we will continue to develop our reading and writing skills through the Jolly Phonics programme. We will learn to count further than we have ever counted before and find out about 3D shapes, telling the time and lots more!

Finishing Times: 2pm each day

Homework Schedule:

Day    Homework  Due Date

 Literacy, Numeracy and Foundation Skill homework




 Wednesday  New Reading Book  Friday
 Friday  Occasional Free Choice Library Book  

P.E. Days:  Both classes have P.E. on a Thursday.


Important reminders:

  • Could you please ensure that earrings are removed or covered on the day of PE.


  • If your child is off school for any reason then please write a note for the day they return to school. A note is required even if you have already made a phone call to the school.


  • All jumpers/PE shoes/coats etc. must be clearly labelled.  




25th Oct 2019
This week Mrs McConvey's class and Miss Carson's class met for our first 'buddy'...
8th Oct 2019
Both Year 2 classes visited The Ark Open Farm as part of our farm topic. We had a great...
2nd Oct 2019
Our outside of school achievements continue - we have a very active pupils in Whitehouse...
2nd Oct 2019
It has been a busy start to Year 2. We have been revising our sounds, reading and...

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