Year 2


For this first half of the Autumn Term we will be learning all about 'The Terrible Tudors'.


What we will do:

  • Listen to plays written by William Shakespeare and act in role.
  • Describe the characters and settings in Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • Write instructions for our own potions.
  • Find out information about the Tudors.
  • Write reports about the Tudors, recalling the interesting facts we have learnt.



What we will do:

  • Add and subtract using practical resources and number lines.
  • Partition 2 digit numbers into tens and units, understanding their place value.
  • Count in 2s, 5s and 10s and begin to recall multiplication facts.
  • Multiply and divide numbers practically and link to simple fractions.
  • Find halves and quarters of amounts.



What we will do:

  • Identify different foods and sort them in to their appropriate food groups.
  • Understand how to keep healthy, thinking about diet, hygiene and exercise.
  • Observe the changes that happen to our bodies when we exercise.



What we will do:

  •  Find out about the Tudors, when they ruled, what they ate and what they enjoyed doing.
  • Place events from the past on a timeline.
  • Find out about King Henry VIII and his famous six wives.



What we will do:

  •  Find out about what London was like at the time of the Tudors.
  • Visit the Tower of London to find out how it was used then and what it is used for now.



What we will do:

  • Sequence movements to music to create a Tudor Dance.
  • Practise our ball skills to develop our co-ordination and throwing and catching.


What we will do:

  • Sketch and colour portraits of Tudor monarchs.
  • Use different types of media to create Tudor Roses, including card, clay and fabric.
  • Learn how to join materials using stitches, to sew a Tudor Rose from felt.


Please click below to see the latest versions of the Year 2 newsletter and homework.

Year 2 Newsletter - Autumn Term 1 - September 2018

Year 2 Homework - Autumn Term 1 - September 2018