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Purple Class - Year Two

Welcome to Purple Class, Year 2!
Your class teacher is Miss Saliba


Purple class star of the week! 

As we cannot do our star of the week at school, I will be picking a star of the week each week based on all the effort and hard work that I can see in your purple mash work. Make sure you come and check every Friday to see if it is you! 



Star of the week: Week 2

"This week I am picking a boy who has made an exceptional effort in completing all the work set this week. He has produced a great weather report. He also made me smile with his funny meme from our online circle time email! Well done Adam you have been a star this week!"



Star of the week: Week 1 

"This week I am picking Tianne for her amazing non fiction text about Jamaica! She used amazing sentence starters and included so many interesting facts in her non fiction text! Well done Tianne, you're a star!"


Stay at Home Stories with Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers, author of Lost and Found and The Day the Crayons Quit reads a story every day - tune in at 6pm or catch up anytime!

Virtual Zoo!

Parents and children of Purple Class, we are excited to announce that Chester Zoo are hosting an all day live virtual tour - featuring all your favourite animals! This is a fantastic opportunity to take a look and learn about a wide range of intriguing animals, all from the comfort of your own home!


Chester Zoo

As you can't come to the zoo right now, we’ll bring the zoo to you!

Join us LIVE on our Facebook page from 10am when we'll be throwing open our 'virtual gates.'

So, break up the boredom of being at home and, for the first time ever, enjoy a whole day of animal antics, live from your sofa! πŸ™Œ

We'll be featuring many of your favourites...

10:00 πŸ‘‰ Red pandas 🐼
11:00 πŸ‘‰ Rothschild's giraffes πŸ¦’
12:00 πŸ‘‰ Asian elephants 🐘
13:00 πŸ‘‰ Butterflies πŸ¦‹
14:00 πŸ‘‰ Sun bears 🐻
14:30 πŸ‘‰ Sumatran tigers πŸ…
14:45 πŸ‘‰ Humboldt penguins 🐧
16:00 πŸ‘‰ Aquarium* 🐠

Come and join the fun. The animals are waiting...

(*Running order may be subject to ever so slight changes... and there may be more surprises throughout the day!) 

Dear Parents,


During the school closures we shall be setting daily work via Purple Mash (see link above). 

If you have any problems using this then please feel free to e-mail me (Miss Saliba) using the following e-mail address:

Children can also email teachers via Purple Mash if needed. 


There are also some links that you may find useful for online learning and for physical activity for your children: 

- BBC Bitesize KS1

- Top marks

- Grand Prix Multiplication

- Purple mash

- Busy things 



- Twinkl (free resources for parents, need to sign up)   (Choose the year group 2)


P.E resources: 





Sport England – stay active at home


Go Noodle


BBC Supermovers


You tube – Cosmic Yoga


Joe Wicks and Alfie – 8 minute workouts ( once on this page there are a lot more exercises with other children involved)


Joe Wicks 5 minute exercises on You Tube


NHS – 10 minute shake ups


Joe Wicks – kids work out


NHS 10 minute cardio workout


Please keep checking the website for more information as well as the timetables for future weeks. (Timetable will be shown below)

We all thank you for your kind support through this difficult time.

Please continue to look after yourselves and stay safe!


Miss Saliba

Home learning timetable week 2 - 30.3.20

Home learning timetable week 2 - 30.3.20 1

Home learning timetable week 1 - 23.3.20

Home learning timetable week 1 - 23.3.20 1


Purple class's assembly

Thank you all for coming to watch Purple class's assembly! The children took such an interest in the world and learning about their friends cultures that we decided to celebrate it in our assembly. 

Children in need


Thank you for dressing your children in pyjamas. We raised a great amount of money and had so much fun!   




Marmalade Sandwiches for harvest


For harvest, Purple class made marmalade sandwiches to share out just like Paddington! We used two slices of bread, buttered each slide and then spread some marmalade to make our sandwiches.

We think Paddington Bear would approve!  







Our topic this term in London. We have learnt about Paddington and his journey around London ready for our London trip in November. The children have written their own stories about Paddingtons journey from Peru to London and have written their own adventures around London. Purple class know of lots of landmarks such as Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, the river Thames, St Pauls Cathedral and many more! 



This term, Purple class have practiced their place value using Numicon and Dienes. 

A Parent’s Guide to Supporting Children’s Spelling

Please go to our News, Events and Information page regarding Coronavirus Advice for our is closed until further notice.................please visit your child's class page for home work, the class email address is on each class page if you would like to contact the teacher regarding school work........