Year 2

Curriculum 2017-2018

Autumn Term 1

Welcome to Year Two

Our exciting new topic for this half term is “Towers, Tunnels and Turrets!”


In Literacy this term the children will be exploring the book ‘Rapunzel’ and through that we will be learning to write in role, character descriptions and diary entries. We will be focusing on the following skills:

  • Capital letters, full stop and question marks to create sentences
  • Adjectives to create description of both characters and settings
  • Range of Grammar, Punctuation and Spellings (GPS) such as contractions and exclamation sentences


In Maths this term children will focus our learning on the following skills;

  • Number bonds
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Place Value
  • Read and write numbers to 100

Topic: This term your child will become a castle expert!

We will be finding out what life was really like for those living in a castle! We will have a clear focus on the building itself and be learning all about the materials that are used to construct a castle.

Science: Materials and their properties.

Art: Using a range of methods to create landscape pictures.

Design Technology: We will be designing and creating our own castles using different materials.

Geography: We will be looking at human and physical features including tunnels, bridges and landmarks.

History: We will be ordering castles that were built throughout history.

Enrichment: We will be creating class charters and learning about our new class country.

castle year 2

If you would like to contact your child’s teacher

 about their learning this term you can contact

them on the following emails:

Miss Huddleston –

Miss Harding –