Welcome to Year 2 

Teacher: Miss Phillips  
Teaching Assistant: Miss Pugh

We love learning in Year Two and are really excited about our new topics. We will be reading the Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl and writing our own stories about the crocodile. We will be practising counting on and back in different sized steps in maths. In Discovery Quest, we are going to learn about famous people including; Queen Victoria, Christopher Columbus and George Stephenson.

Autumn 1 Term Objectives

Year: 2      Date: September 2016

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.









  Recognise the place value of each digit in a two-digit

  Identify, represent and estimate numbers using

    different representations, including the number line.
  Compare and order numbers from 0 to 100; use <, >

    and = signs.

  To solve problems with addition and subtraction.

  Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20

    fluently, and derive and use related facts up to 100.

  Show that addition of 2 numbers can be done in any

    order and subtraction of one number from another


  Recognise and use the inverse relationship between

    addition and subtraction to check calculations and

    solve number problems.


My Maths target is:
Count in steps of 2, 3 and 5 from 0, and in 10s from any number, forward and backward.  






  Give opinions on what we have read/listened to.
  Discuss sequence of events in story.
  Discuss and clarify meaning of new vocabulary.

  Predict what might happen in a story and explain ideas.

  Focus on letter formation, sizing and spacing.

  Write stories based on experiences of fictional


  Use different types of sentence: statement,

    exclamation, questions, command.

  Use past and present tenses correctly.

  Use conjunctions: when, if, that, because, or, and, but.

  Use capital letters, full-stops, questions marks,

    exclamation marks.

My English target is:

Making inferences based on what is said and done in story. Use expanded noun phrases.
Other useful information for this 1/2 term:

P.E. is on a Thursday morning and Friday afternoon and correct kit must be in school.


On Tuesday 13th September we will be celebrating Roald Dahl Day. Please send your child to school with an empty glass jar.

Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Fax (01922) 683627 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor