Year 2 2023 - 2024

Miss Bowen

Ms Howell

Meet the Team:

2H - Ms Howell,  Ms Osborne, Miss Howell,Ms Tierney, Mme Lie and Mrs Knight

2B - Miss Bowen, Mrs Dadabhoy, Miss Osborne, Miss Banks 

If you have any questions, please speak to one of our Year 2 staff or email


Welcome to Year 2! This year, children will continue to develop as enthusiastic and independent learners, with opportunities to challenge our thinking, take risks and learn from our mistakes.

Here, you can find an overview of the Year 2 Curriculum. You can use this information to discuss with your child what they have learned and continue to support their learning at home.


What's happening this half term?


Place value, addition and subtraction.

We are learning the 2x, 5x and 10x tables, including multiplication and division facts.


Our Talk for Write text is Hair Love.

We will be writing our own wishing tale.

We will be focusing on capital letters, full stops, finger spaces and our handwriting.



We are learning about the Manchester to Liverpool railway and trains today.

Click for the Knowledge Organiser. 



We are learning about everyday materials.

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We are learning about wheels and axles.

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We are Route Planners.


Religious Education:

We are learning about what Muslims believe.

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Children will learn about friendships.  



Children will learn about African drumming.



Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on the following days.

  • Dance and Gymnastics - Monday

    We will be learning new travelling and balance skills with equipment and be able to sequence with control.

            Kit: Black shorts or tight-fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt.

  • Outdoor Games - Wednesday for 2H and Friday for 2B

Games are delivered by an external coach.

Kit: Trainers, black shorts or tight-fitting black leggings, and a plain white t-shirt (a tracksuit top and joggers may be worn if cold)


In class we are currently reading Matilda by Roald Dahl and Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel.

Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and will be changed everyday when required.

Please use the Collins eBooks for Little Wandle books using your child's home logins. These books will be read in groups at school - click here



Spellings will be sent out every week on Wednesday, which children will learn for a spelling test the following Wednesday. 

This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

Spellings will be sent out every Thursday to learn for a spelling test the following Thursday.

Multiplication Speed Grid

x2 x5 x10 Times Tables

Year 2 children need to be able to read and spell these words - Year 2 Common Exception Words



Year 2: Celebrations and Enrichments items

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“Celebrating Difference, Achieving Together”