Year 2

Welcome to Year 2!

Class Teachers

Miss Kepha

Miss Cheung

Miss Begum

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.

Breakfast

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.

Autumn Term

Children in Year 2 will be learning in:

Literacy

  • Retelling traditional tales
  • Writing a recount
  • Writing instructions
  • Non-chronological report
  • Scripts
  • Poetry

Numeracy

  • Place value
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Geometry: Properties of shapes
  • Fractions
  • Division
  • Multiplication
  • Measures: Money
  • Addition & Subtraction in the context of money
  • Measures: Time

Cross Curricular

Geography

Key Skills:

  • Review countries and capitals of UK and surrounding seas.
  • Name cultural and physical landmarks within the UK.
  • Classify and sort landmarks by region or compass points
  • Name and locate the world’s 7 continents and 5 oceans.
  • Use maps, atlases and globes to identify landmarks, countries, continents and oceans.
  • Draw and use a simple map and devise a key
  • Locate hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the equator (including North and South Poles)
  • Investigate the effect of hot and cold weather on living things
  • Compare and contrast a day in the life of a child in extreme weathers, eg eskimo, cattle rancher / monsoon season vs deserts

Science

Topic: Living things and their habitats

Key Skills:

  • Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive.
  • Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited
  • Describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of a different of animals and plants, and how they depend upon each other.
  • Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats.
  • Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.

Topic: Environment

Key Skills:

  • To observe closely using simple equipment
  • To identify and classify materials (litter)
  • To use observations to answer questions
  • Gather and record data to help answer questions

Fundamentals

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.

Useful Links

IXL - Maths and English Practice

Hit the Button - Maths Games

Top Marks - Maths Games and Practice

Year 2 Highlights

Past Year 2 Highlights