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Whitehouse Primary School, 2 Doagh Rd, Newtownabbey
Well done to Jordan Thompson, a past pupil, on his call up to the recent Northern Ireland squad! | Congratulations to our Eco Committee on their success. They have just gained the Silver Eco Award and the Green Tree School Award Bronze Level. Next year our Green Flag Eco Award awaits! | Rights Respecting School Award - Article 30: You have a right to enjoy your own culture, use your own language and practise your own religion.”
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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 May 2018
For Golden Time we decided to get out the picnic blankets and enjoy an ice lolly...
23rd Mar 2018
Well done to everyone who entered in to the PTA Easter colouring competition. Our...
2nd Mar 2018
Year 2 really enjoyed celebrating the Festival of Words week. We practised our handwriting,...
1st Mar 2018
We have loved seeing the children dressed up as different words! We have been learning...

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