Welcome to Year 2!
On this page, you will find a selection of helpful files and documents that should support you at home. 

Class Teacher: Miss Charman

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Kaylan and Mrs DJ

Year 2 (ID 1087)

Our Topics

                       Turrets and Tiaras

At school we are learning about the features of castles, including moats, battlements, towers and drawbridges. We are also learning that the Normans introduced the first castles.  We are also designing, building and evaluating a range of products fit for a monarch, including crowns, shields and castles with drawbridges. 


Exterior of Hever Castle and moat on sunny day



 Read our curriculum information for this year below. 

You can also see our current Termly Curriculum News and KSO. 

Subject Pages for more detail  


Home Learning




You can find out more about phonics and reading in EYFS and Key Stage One on our phonics page. 

Texts are carefully chosen, both for reading in school and at home, according to children’s development with phonics. The book band progression can be found below. Texts are also assigned regularly on Reading Planet. 

Books should be 'decodable', which means that children should be able to read 90-100% of the words on the page independently using sounds they have already been taught. Re-reading books can also help children to build confidence with their decoding skills. 

Teachers will sometimes send home books that are not phonically decodable. These books are for sharing and can be read aloud to your child. 

English at St Andrew's 

 Year 2 Reading Skills


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Our Class

What's it like in Y2? A 'day in the life' 

8:40 Arrive at school and read quietly/handwriting

8:55 Register

9:00 Worship

9:15 Maths 

10:15 Break outside 

10:30 Snack and story 

10:40 English

11:40 Phonics 

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Mastering Number

1:15 Topic

2:15 PSHE

3:05 Reading class story

3:10 Home time


Learning in Silver Birch Class