Year 2

Here is the ‘Meet the Teacher’ information for Year 2: Welcome to Year 2 September 2021

Here is the PowerPoint from our recent zoom meeting regarding phonics testing and the year 2 SAT tests: St.-Theresas-Year-2-SATs-meeting-

Please see the following for the end of year expectations for Year 2:

Year 2 Maths expected standard

Year 2 Maths greater depth

Year 2 Reading at Expected Standard

Year 2 Reading at Greater Depth

Year 2 Writing Working at Expected Standard

Year 2 Writing Working at Greater Depth


Here are the maths targets the Year 2 children are looking at completing in their ‘Maths Passports’: Maths Year 2 Targets

Useful Websites for Home Learning

Times Table Rockstars

Spelling Shed

MC Grammar Songs

Read Theory

Oxford Owl – Free ebooks


Teach Your Monster How To Read

Phonics Play

Daily Phonics

For the first part of the Autumn Term  Year 2 looked at the classic ‘Jim and the Beanstalk’ as part of their topic ‘The Scented Garden’. In Science they looked closely at the lifecycle of plants and naming the different parts of a plant and its features. Click the link below to see the overview of the topic and see all areas of the curriculum covered.

The Scented Garden Autumn Term 2 Planning Year 2

Year two spend the first half of the Spring term learning all about pirates! They  write diary entries as a ferocious pirate and used their knowledge of materials to come up with fantastic designs for their very own pirate ships to sails the seven seas! Click the link below to see the overview of the topic and see all areas of the curriculum covered.

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Spring 1 Topic Map 2022

For the second part of the Spring Term the children are very excited to learn all about dangerous dragons and tales of brave knights in the topic ‘Tunnels, Towers and Turrets’. The class will be looking at different castles across the globe and think about what made a very successful castle that was hard to conquer! This will be celebrated by a trip to the Tower of London! The children will also be looking at developing their writing throguh the retelling of the Three Billy Goat’s Gruff.  Click the link for the full curriculum map for the topic. 

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Tunnels Towers and Turrets Topic Map Spring 2 2022

This half term to start of our Summer term the Year 2 class will be looking at the topic ‘Animal Survival’. The children will be looking at the importance of keeping fit and healthy and covering lots of different exercises and game in P.E. For literacy the children will be carrying on with their diary writing and using books such as ‘The Storm Whale’ and ‘The Koala that Could’ to help them with their writing. Click the link below to see the whole curriculum map. 

Topic Map Summer 1  Year 2

The last topic our Year 2 class will be covering is ‘Cats, Men and Mice’. The children will be looking at the books such as ‘How to Hide a lion’ and  ‘Dread Cat’. Using these texts the children will be writing postcards, letters and explanation texts whilst focusing on the grammar objectives of identifying verbs, adverbs and adjectives from the text. In Geography they will looking at identifying seasonal and daily weather patterns in the UK. For more details about this topic click the link below. 

Year Topic Map Summer 2