Holy Family Catholic Primary School

To work, to pray, to play in the Light of the Lord

Welcome to Year Two!


Year 2 are learning lots of exciting new things!

Take a look at some of things we are learning:


Literacy, Numeracy, Art, Computing and Science lessons are linked to different topics each term.

Autumn One

Muck Mess and Mixtures - Art focus

Year 2 have loved the Muck Mess and Mixtures topic. This topic taught Year 2 how to use art skills to create a range of artwork. Year 2 also learnt about different artists from around the world. In Science we have looked at properties of different materials and carried different tests out.  In English we looked at key features of stories and how to write a story. Following on from our story writing we looked at writing instructions. We followed different instructions and wrote recipes. In Maths we focused on place value and how to add and subtract using the column method.  

RE - Chosen People

In RE we have looked at and compared the story of Abraham and Moses. We learnt about the jobs God asked Moses, and Abraham to do and why God trusted them with these jobs.



Autumn Two  - History focus

The Great Fire of London

Next term our new topic is all about the Great Fire of London. We learn about how the fire started, why it started and what happened after they fire.In Science we will continue to look at properties of different materials. In English we will look at key features of diary and letter writing.  We will learn the skills needed to write a diary and a letter. In Maths we will look at measurement. We will look at estimating, measuring, comparing and ordering different measurements. We will also look at division and multiplication.

RE - Mysteries  

In this topic we will have the opportunity to look at and reflect on mysteries. We will share our thoughts about heaven, what The Trinity represents, learn about the story of the Annunciation and learn about the birth of Jesus.