Year 2

Curriculum 2017-2018

Autumn Term 2

Welcome to Year Two

This term our exciting new topic is called “Muck, Mess and Mixtures”

An overview of Maths and Literacy skills that will be covered can be found below.  Please do not hesitate to ask your child’s class teacher for any further information.

Literacy including Spelling Punctuation and Grammar

In Literacy the children are going to be exploring poetry through our Power of Reading Text. We will also be reading the story of ‘Ronald the Rhino’ and creating a piece of persuasive writing about endangered species.

Our Grammar, punctuation and spelling learning will focus on the following skills;

  • Commas in lists
  • Conjunctions
  • Word classes
  • Time openers (first, next, then etc)


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

  • Multiplication and Division
  • Time
  • Fractions

Muck, Mess and Mixtures!

In topic this term your child will become a Mucky, Messy Scientist!


We will be finding out which products mix well and which do not! We will be investigating which bath products make the best bubbles and then ordering them!


This topic will cover the following curriculum areas;

Science: Solids, liquids and gases as well as conducting experiments.

Art/ Design Technology: We will be experimenting with marbling, charcoal, clay, printing and colour mixing in order to make our own Messy Art Gallery!  We will also be tasting foods from around the world.

ICT: We will use our ICT software to take photographs of our art work.

PE: We will be learning the basic movements in Gymnastics including rolls and balances.


If you would like to contact your child’s teacher

 about their learning this term you can contact

them on the following emails:


Miss K Huddleston –

Miss G Harding –