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Edward Campion Federation

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Shrewsbury Cathedral

Catholic Primary School

Beech Class Year 2



Teacher: Mrs Archer

Teaching Assistants:  Mrs Brookes


Spring Term (second half) 2019









D &T





In Literacy we will be studying: Fiction-Take one book- The Day the Crayons Quit (letters link)

Non-Fiction- Reports (C.Darwin)

Instructions (DT healthy snacks)

In Maths next term we will cover

Number and place value, addition and subtraction,

multiplication and division,



geometry- properties of space, position and direction and statistics.


In RE next term we will be looking at The Mass to develop the children’s knowledge and understanding of this celebration.

In science next term we will be studying ‘Living Things and their habitats.’









Our next topic in year 2 will be Charles Darwin.






In art we will be looking at landscape art.







In music next term

we will be looking at ‘Zoo time’ and learning songs about space.


In computing next term we will be looking at how to research.

In PE next term we will participating in outdoor games and dance.








Other notices: 


  • Reading - please ensure you read with your child and record reading in their diary at least 5 times per week. 
  • Spelling tests are completed on a Thursday and new spellings are set on a Friday.
  • Homework is given out on a Friday and is to be completed by the following Wednesday.
  • PE kits will be needed on a Monday and remain in school the entire week (this should include both outdoor and indoor clothing)
  • Please provide a named water bottle for your child.         

The SATs tests for Year 2 will be taking place in May. In preparation for this, below are some useful links to websites/games that can act as revision for the children covering some of the basic knowledge they require to access the papers; 


Useful links for further SAT information;  

Useful subject links;



Literacy (Reading)

Literacy (Grammar, spelling and punctuation)