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Year 2

Welcome to the Year 2 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 2 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Byrne & Mrs Yates.

Summer Term in Year 2


We will be reading Grandad’s Secret Giant by David Litchfield and learning to:

  • Use present and past tenses correctly and consistently including the progressive form
  • Use subordination (using when, if, that, or because) and co-ordination (using or, and, or but)
  • Use expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
  • Add suffixes to spell longer words (e.g -ment,- ful)
  • Make simple additions, revisions and corrections
  • Proof-read to check for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation

 We will also be exploring non-fiction texts about plants, coastlines and exploration, and reading The BFG by Roald Dahl.


  • Position and direction
  • Problem solving and efficient methods
  • Time
  • Weight, volume and temperature

We will be developing our understanding of position and direction, measuring weight, volume and temperature, solving problems using efficient methods, and learning more about time.



We will be learning how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants and investigating what plants need to grow and survive.


  • Pentecost
  • Reconciliation
  • Universal Church

We will be studying topics related to ‘Spreading the Word’, ‘Rules’, and ‘Treasures’.

Art & Design

Super Sculptures

We will be working with clay and stone to create our own sculptures and learning about the works of artist and sculpture Anthony Gormley.


Seas and Coasts

We will be learning about the seas and oceans of the world and closer to home, as well as exploring the human and physical geography and coastal areas.


Intrepid Explorers

We will be learning about and comparing the lives and achievements of Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong.



We will be learning how to create an audiobook and publish it online.


Friendship Song

We will be learning about the features of pop music and developing our understanding of beat and pitch.

Design and Technology

Stable Structures

We will be considering the properties of a range of materials when  designing and building our own structures.



We will be playing a variety of games to continue developing our athletics skills.


Health and Well-Being

We will be learning about how to look after our physical health, thinking about growing and changing; and exploring the ways of keeping safe.

Curriculum information


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