Year 2 Class Page

Welcome to the Year 2 Class Page.


2B - Mrs Garretty
2R - Miss Jaklic


Week 1 - 29th - 2nd Feb

Week 2 - 5th - 9th Feb

Week 3 - 12th - 16th Feb

Week 4 - 19th - 23rd Feb

Week 5 - 26th - 2nd Mar

Week 6 - 5th - 9th Mar

Week 7 - 12th - 16th Mar

Week 8 - 19th - 23rd Mar

Week 9 - 26th - 29th Mar


Week 10 - 3rd - 6th Apr

Week 11 - 9th - 13th Apr


Week 1 - 30th - 4th May

Week 2 - 7th - 11th May

Week 3 - 14th - 18th May

Week 4 - 21st - 25th May

Week 5 - 28th - 1st Jun

Week 6 - 4th - 8th Jun

Week 7 - 12th - 15th Jun

Week 8 - 18th - 22nd Jun

Week 9 - 25th - 29th Jun

Week 10 - 2nd - 6th Jul


Week 1 - 23rd - 27th Jul

Week 2 - 30th - 3rd Aug

Week 3 - 6th - 10th Aug

Week 4 - 13th - 17th Aug

Week 5 - 20th - 24th Aug

Week 6 - 27th - 31st Aug

Week 7 - 3rd - 7th Sep

Week 8 - 10th - 14th Sep

Week 9 - 17th - 21st Sep

Week 10 - 24th - 28th Sep


Week 1 - 15th - 19th Oct

Week 2 - 22nd - 26th Oct

Week 3 - 29th - 2nd Nov

Week 4 - 5th - 9th Nov

Week 5 - 12th - 16th Nov

Week 6 - 19th - 23rd Nov

Week 7 - 26th - 30th Nov

Week 8 - 3rd - 7th Dec

Week 9 - 10th - 14th Dec

Week 10 - 17th - 21st Dec


Dismissal - please ensure that a teacher gains eye contact or gives you a wave to acknowledge that they have seen you before they allow your child to leave.

Absences - If your child is sick, please keep them at home. When notifying the school of an absence, please provide a written note, email or phone call.
An Exemption from school form is required for absences that are for 10 or more days. Please contact the office. 

Parent Interviews
Reasons: Academic, social, emotional or behaviour. (Please make a time so we can give the issue the attention it needs, as opposed to on the run catch-ups). Parents can make an appointment through the school office or by contacting the teacher directly. 

Please be aware teachers have staff meetings on Wednesday afternoons and Thursday mornings. The teachers are not available at these times.

If your child is having a birthday, they are welcome to bring in lolly pops or similar items. Please be aware that many children have allergies and are not allowed to eat cake with egg, gluten or items with traces of nuts. Please do not feel that you have to send anything in.

Please ensure that your child has all of their belongings clearly marked. 

Munch and Crunch: This is a snack that the children will have in the morning session during English time. Please ensure that your child has fruit or vegetables only and nothing that is too messy/sticky, eg. oranges etc. They may prefer that you have it cut up and put in a container so that it is easier to eat. 

Year 2 Calendar:

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Term 4 Overview

Religious Education
Unit Title: Caring For All Creation

This unit focuses on living in right relationship with all of God’s creation. The parable of ‘The Good Samaritan’ is presented. Through it children explore Jesus’ teaching about caring for others. In the second part of the unit the interconnectedness of all creation is introduced. Children explore the beauty and wonder of creation and their responsibility towards it.

Unit Title: Advent and Christmas

In this unit students learn about Advent as a time of waiting and hoping. Through the Jesse Tree, students recall some Old Testament people who waited in joyful expectation for the coming of Jesus.

Unit Content B focuses on Matthew’s account of the birth of Jesus and the visit of the Magi who followed the star to the promised light of Jesus.


Unit Title: Getting in the Mood.

The impact of setting, dialogue and atmosphere

In this unit the students will recognise how composers use features such as  setting, dialogue and atmosphere to engage the audience.  They will achieve this through the use of  discussion, writing, drama  and representation.

In Mathematics this term, we will be covering the following topics:
Working Mathematically Outcomes
- Communication
- Problem Solving
- Reasoning
Number and Algebra
- Whole Number
- Multiplication and Division
- Fractions and Decimals
Measurement and Geometry
- Length
- Area
- Mass 
- Position
Statistics and Probability
- Data
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Human Society and Its Environment
Unit Title: Holidays, Past and Present
Students learn about similarities and differences in family life by comparing the present with the past. They begin to explore the links, and the changes that occur, over time.

Key Inquiry Questions;

How has family life changed or remained the same over time?

How can we show that the present is different from or similar to the past? How do we describe the sequence of time?
Science and Technology
Unit Title: How Do I Carry This?

This unit provides student opportunities to design and make a product to suit a particular need. Students will investigate how the properties of materials are used for specific purposes.

Personal Development Health and Physical Education
Personal Development / Health 
Unit Title: Protecting Me

What is a positive caring relationship and how can the role of power influence my relationships? What is abuse and how can I protect myself and others?

Physical Education  

Unit Title: Dance, Games and Sport

Various games and sports, an active lifestyle and dance

Creative Arts
Unit Title:​ Visual Arts - Painting Tools, Bronwyn Bancroft

This unit encompasses the works of Bronwyn Bancroft an Indigenous Australian artist who illustrates Children’s literature. Her works illustrate a joyful love of pattern and colour reminiscent of the dots, arcs and circles of desert paintings,. yet with an explosive mobile quality that is purely contemporary.

Students will use Bancroft’s illustrations as a stimulus to create their own pieces.  Students will explore the traditional Aboriginal technique of dot painting. The elements of line, colour, shape, texture and space will be experienced.