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Blenhein Primary School



Welcome to Year 2! 

Below you'll find information on the curriculum for this term.   


Physical education

Your child will have 2 PE sessions a week. One with their class teacher and another with our PE specialist. Please check your child’s PE day and ensure they are dressed in appropriate PE uniform on these days (jogging bottoms/leggings/white t-shirt, jumper and trainers).


2A: Wednesday and Friday
2N: Monday and Wednesday 
2R: Monday and Wednesday  

Autumn Curriculum



In year 2, most pupils transition from phonics to whole class reading lessons. During the Autumn term children will continue to learn sounds, following the RWI programme. They will use these sounds to read books appropriate to their reading level. 

In addition to daily phonics lessons we will also be sharing a class story with the children each day. These texts support their comprehension and language development.

Each Friday, children will bring home a phonics book and a book from the class library for you to share at home. You can also use the Reading Eggs programme to support your children’s learning.

Please record any reading you do with your child in their R@homebook. 



In English, we will be reading lots of high quality texts to engage children and spark their imagination. We will use these books as a stimulus for writing, drama and artwork, with a strong focus on developing language.

Students will have opportunities throughout the week to develop their handwriting, spelling, letter formation and sentence structure. This term will be exploring this by writing book reviews, poems and stories. 

Each Friday, spelling words will be shared on Google Classroom and children will be tested the following Friday. 



Our maths learning will focus on:

  • Place value, with a particular focus on tens and ones.
  • Addition and subtraction, introducing the column method.

Each Friday, a few maths questions will be shared on Google Classroom and children will be tested the following Friday. These questions will reflect what we have been learning that week and families are encouraged to use these questions to make their own. 



Though our topic ‘Painting and Drawing’ we will be learning:

  • To use different brushes and tools for specific purposes.
  • To explore the effect on paint of adding different materials 
  • To create pattern and shape through selected use of primary and secondary colours.

We will use these elements to create our own abstract artworks.  


Through our geography unit ‘comparing regions of the UK’ we will be learning:

  • The countries and capitals cities that make up the United Kingdom 
  • To identify geographical similarities and differences between places in the UK
  • To identify and understand key aspects of physical geography. e.g. trees, plants, rivers, beaches, oceans,
  • To  read and use simple maps, atlases and globes to identify the UK and its countries.



Our whole school theme this half term is ‘Being Me in My World’, where we will be learning about what to do when we feel worried and how we can make our time at school happy, fair and safe.


Information about weekly homework can be found on your child's Google Classroom and in their red homework book. Each night, children will be expected to: 

  • Read for 10 minutes and fill in their R@Homebook
  • Practise spelling each day 
  • Practise maths questions each week 
  • Log into Reading Eggs once a week (or more!) 
  • Log into Numbots once a week (or more!) 




If you have any questions, please contact the school office.

You can visit our subject pages to find out more about how we learn across the curriculum at Sheringham, including our specialist programmes.