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St Christophers Academy


Welcome to Year 2!

The class teachers in Year 2 are Mrs Kennedy and Mrs Hart.

Key Information

PE Days – Year 2 have PE on a Monday afternoon and Wednesday morning A full PE kit should be brought in at the beginning of the week and left in school. A list of the full PE kit can be found on the website under Parents > School Uniform

Homework - Homework is set every Friday and is due back the following Wednesday. 

Reading Books - Reading books and records should be brought to school daily. We encourage children to read every night to support their phonics. Please ensure that once you have read a book, you comment and sign so we know if it has been read.

Library Books - The children will have the chance to choose a library book to take home with them for the week on a Friday afternoon. Their library book needs to come back to school each Friday in order to be changed.

Our Learning

Autumn 1 

English - Our core text for this half term is ‘Wild’ by Emily Hughes. We will use this text to describe settings, make predictions, write stories and write a non-chronological report.

Maths - This half term we will be focusing on place value, number and adding and subtracting.

Science - This half term our Science topic is Habitats. We will be comparing a range of habitats and begin to understand why different animals are suited to their habitat. We will also be learning about food chains and the life cycle of animals.