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Attendance Board

Sept 2019 - 96.9% Oct 2019 - 96.7%

Sept 2019 - Rec AG 99% Oct 2019 - Y6LM 98.6%

Find Us
  • Amberley Primary School,
  • East Bailey,
  • Killingworth,
  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
  • Tyne and Wear, NE12 6SQ
  • Mrs Alison Coxon, Admin Manager
  • Miss Emma Thompson, Admin Assistant

Year 2 KR

Welcome to Y2KR

In Y2KR we try our best and we never give up :)


The First Flight

Our topic this term is 'The First Flight'. This is a History based topic. We will use a variety of historical sources to find about about the past. We will use the internet, books and photographs to research 'The First Flight'. We are looking at the lives of significant individuals who have contributed to national and international achievements. We will be researching the lives of Wilbur and Orville Wright (also known as the Wright Brothers) and Amy Johnson. 





In Maths, we have focused on securing our place value knowledge and investigating different methods to add and subtract 1 and 2 digit numbers. We have been using the CPA approach to embed the learning and develop our problem solving skills. Below is an video example to show one of the methods we used when adding and subtracting numbers, this method is adding/subtracting using a empty number line.  We are using a mastery approach in Maths to embed and create more depth to our learning. We have used what we have learnt towards reasoning and problem solving challenges.

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Thank you! 



Division in Year 2

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Subtraction using a number line

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Addition using a number line

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The school uses number lines as part of teaching addition. Here is an example of how we teach the children.