Year 2

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Welcome to Year 2’s Class Page

Mrs Alberti

Class Teacher

Mrs Morley

Teaching Assistant

Our Curriculum

Year Group Expectations

Important Dates for New Term

  • Friday 9th October – Wear Yellow Day – Mental Health and Well-being
  • Friday 16th October – Flu Vaccinations
  • Monday 19th October – Individual Photos
  • Tuesday 20th October – 60 Years of Holy Rosary
  • Wednesday 21st October – Parent’s Evening
  • Friday 23rd October – School Closes for the half-term
  • Monday 2nd November – School Opens for Autumn 2
End of Year Expectations for Year 2 - Reading
  • Secure with year group phonic expectations.
  • Recognise simple recurring literary language.
  • Read ahead to help with fluency and expression.
  • Comment on plot, setting & characters in familiar & unfamiliar stories.
  • Recount main themes and events.
  • Comment on structure of the text.
  • Use commas, question marks and exclamation marks to vary expression.
  • Read aloud with expression and intonation.


  • commas in lists
  • apostrophe of omission and possession (singular noun)
  • Identify past/present tense and why the writer has used a tense.
  • Use content and index to locate information.
End of Year Expectations for Year 2 - Maths
  • Compare and order numbers up to 100 and use < > =.
  • Read and write all numbers to 100 in digits & words.
  • Say 10 more/less than any number to 100.
    Count in steps of 2, 3 & 5 from zero and in 10s from any number (forwards and backwards).
  • Recall and use multiplication & division facts for 2, 5 & 10 tables.
  • Recall and use +/- facts to 20.
  • Derive and use related facts to 100.
  • Recognise place value of any 2-digit number.

Add & subtract:

  1. 2-digit nos & ones
  2. 2-digit nos & tens
  3. Two 2-digit nos
  4. Three 1-digit nos
  • Recognise and use inverse (+/-).
  • Calculate and write multiplication & division calculations using multiplication tables.
  • Recognise, find, name and write 1/3; 1/4; 2/4; 3/4.
  • Write and recognise equivalence of simple fractions.
  • Tell time to five minutes, including quarter past/to.
End of Year Expectations for Year 2 - Writing
  • Write different kinds of sentence: statement, question, exclamation, command.
  • Use expanded noun phrases to add description and specification.
  • Write using subordination (when, if, that, because) and co-ordination (or, and, but).
  • Correct and consistent use of present tense & past tense.
  • Correct use of verb tenses.

Write with correct and consistent use of: 

  1. capital letters
  2. full stops
  3. question marks
  4. exclamation marks
  5. Use commas in a list.
  6. Use apostrophe to mark omission and singular possession in nouns.
  • Write under headings.
  • Write lower case letters correct size relative to one another.
  • Show evidence of diagonal and horizontal strokes to join handwriting.


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