Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Class Teachers

Miss Kepha - 2K

Miss Gray - 2G

Miss Begum - 2B

PE Days

Children in year 2 have PE every Tuesday and must have a PE kit including trainers or plimsoles.

Book bags

Please ensure your child brings in their book bags every day.


Please ensure your child has breakfast before coming to school as it can affect their focus and concentration. If you want further information for breakfast club, please speak to a member of the office staff.

Water bottles

Children are allowed to bring in water bottles with water. Fruit juices and squash are not allowed. Water bottles also need to be made from plastic and not glass.

Spring Term


Formal/Informal persuasive Letter Writing - 2 letters

  • 1st person
  • Simple and compound sentences
  • Rhetorical questions
  • Questions for recipient
  • Address
  • Variety of salutations/sign off
  • Develop purpose of letter (by including detail)
  • Accurate use of tenses
  • Repetition
  • Exaggeration
  • Commands
  • Exclamations
  • Spellings


Next week, in Maths children in Year 2 will be focusing on money. Please see Year 2 maths 'Fundamentals' for more information.

Children will be tested on their 5s timetable on Friday.

Spring 1

  • Number & Place Value
  • Addition & Subtraction
  • Multiplication & Division
  • Measurement: Time

Spring 2

  • Measurement: Length
  • Addition & Subtraction in the context of length
  • Multiplication & Division in the context of length
  • Fractions
  • Geometry: Position & Direction

Cross Curricular

In year 2 this term we will be focusing on history learning about the lives of Great Explorers.

Explore the lives of Christopher Columbus, Neil Armstrong and Captain Scott.

  • Explain what makes a person significant.
  • Compare explorers from different periods.
  • Research historically significant individuals.
  • Compare similarities and differences of different explorers and their explorations.

In Spring 2 we will be focussing on the Great Fire of London.

     Explaining how events in the past affect the future.

  • Identify differences and similarities between how people lived in different time periods.
  • Identify reasons why the fire spread.
  • Compare and contrast a location in the past and present day.


Spring 1: Uses of everyday material

Key Skills:

  • To identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials for particular uses
  • To identify and classify the uses of everyday materials
  • To gather and record data to help in answering questions
  • To find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching
  • To find out about people who have developed new materials

Spring 2: Plants

Key Skills:

  • To observe closely using simple equipment
  • To observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants
  • To use their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions
  • To find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy
  • To perform simple tests


Year 2 - Fundamentals of Reading

Year2 - Fundamentals of Writing

Year2 - Fundamentals of Mathematics

Yearly Overview

Our curriculum overviews gives you an idea of which topic your child will be studying at which point during the school year.

Year 2 Highlights