Year 2

Mrs Batchelor


 Mrs Gilbertson


Miss Hughes


 Mrs Puttock


Mrs Collins


Mrs Booth


Mr Harding


Termly Curriculum Focus:

Our topic this term is Pirates. We are learning about famous pirates including Blackbeard, Anne Bonney and Sir Francis Drake. We will also learn about the daily life of a pirate, pirate maps and symbols as well as lots of interesting facts throughout the term.


  • Writing to entertain: We are writing stories and descriptions.
  • Punctuation and Grammar: We are using expanded noun phrases, full stops, capital letters, conjunctions, past and present tense and prepositions.
  • Writing to Inform: We are writing a recount and a simple factual report.

This half term in English, we will be focusing on writing about Pirates. We will be using two books which are 'The Night Pirates' and 'Pirate Girl'. Our focus will be expanded noun phrases, similes and prepositional language. 


  • Number and Place Value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division

This half term in Maths, we will be focusing on multiplication and division and will be looking at our 2, 5 and 10 times tables. We will also look at statistics and properties of shape.


  • Our topic this term is Taking Care and Growing Up. 


Phonics homework will be given out every Thursday. This will consist of an activity linking to the weekly phonics focus and a set of spellings to practise. 

Reading: The children are expected to read to an adult at least three times a week for 10 minutes. Please note in your child's reading record when they have read to you. 

Optional Maths: Please practise TT Rockstars. The programme is set up to ask 2, 5 and 10 times table multiplication and division questions. Log in details are in the front of the children's reading records.

PE Days: Our PE days are on a Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure your child has trainers and plimsolls in their PE kit.

Library Days: Wednesday afternoon                   To access Reading Cloud, click here.            

Other Days:   Pirate Day 

                              Children to arrive at school dressed as a pirate for a day of pirate related activities.

                              Monday 4th February 2019

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