Year Two children will continue to increase their fluency in reading. Children will listen to and discuss a wide range of stories, poems, plays and information books. They will be expected to be able to read all common letter sounds and be able to sound out unfamiliar words by using these sounds. The children's reading should become increasing fluent due to the good knowledge of common words. In writing, children will be able to compose individual sentences and write them independently, these sentences should display accurate letter formation, correct grammar, correctly spelt common words and phonically plausible uncommon words.
Like Literacy, Phonics is organised into targeted groups that strive to ensure the children meet their full potential. Each group focuses on a different phase of learning which is informed by the ‘Letters and Sounds’ scheme. This enables the children to apply their phonic knowledge in their Literacy lessons.
In Numeracy, we encourage the children to use and apply the skills they have learnt in lessons to solve problems involving numbers, measures and money. Over the year, the children will explore a range of resources and continue to confidently select efficient strategies and tools that will effectively support their learning.
We follow the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) for our topic learning.
For each topic, the children will begin with an exciting entry point which will hook them into their new learning journey. They are given opportunities to share their ideas and prior knowledge of the topic and these help shape the learning process. In topic lessons, we cover all foundation subjects including Art, Science, Geography, History, DT and ICT. There is a focus within each topic where the children are able to evaluate and create links to the wider world and community. The children are expected to create and share some home learning each half term that reflects and links to their new topic. The content of the home learning is often led by pupil voice and preference.If you would like to read more about the IPC you can click here to visit the IPC website.