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Shrewsbury Cathedral

Catholic Primary School

Beech Class Year 2



Teacher: Mrs Archer

Teaching Assistants:  Mrs Brookes/Mrs Davies


Autumn Term (second half) 2019


In Literacy this term we will be studying stories with recurring language and explanation texts.










In Maths this term we will be developing our number sense and additive reasoning.


In R.E we will be developing our knowledge and understanding of the term ‘mystery’ in our topic ‘Mysteries’.


This term  we will be continuing to learn about animals including humans and their movement.   


In Geography we will be looking at the continents, oceans and poles through the topic ‘My World’.


In Design and Technology we are looking at structures.



In our 'Charanga' programme

we will be covering different elements of music through the topic

 ‘Ho, Ho, Ho’,.


In computing next term we will looking at spreadsheets


In PE we will be developing our basketball and netball skills.


Other notices: 

  • P.E is on Wednesdays- please come to school in P.E kit.
  • Forest school is on Monday until final session on 18th November 2019- please come to school in full Forest school kit.


  • Reading - please ensure you read with your child and record reading in their diary at least 5 times per week.  They will then be entered into a raffle where a prize can be won.
  • 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.
  • 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)