St Mary's Catholic Primary School

God is at the centre of our lives and as a schoolcommunity we try to grow in love and care byfollowing the example of Jesus.

Y2 Curriculum and Gallery

Topics in Y2 include:


Nurturing Nurses, Celebrate and Remember, Continents and Oceans, Hot and Cold, Great Fire of London, Cannock to Coast

Y2 Curriculum



What will our Spring curriculum hold in store for us?


Spring 1 - January and February:


Christmas, Parables and Miracles,

Recounts, Stories, Non-chronological reports,

Addition and Subtraction, Money, Multiplication and Division,

Continents and Oceans, Living Things and their Habitats, Ocean Creature Textiles,

eSafety, Trusted People, Animation

and PE (Mon + Wed) , Music (Wed + Thurs) and more!


There are also some exciting things happening in February for Children's Mental Health Week!


Y2 Class Mass - Wednesday 1st February.


Please see the school Curriculum pages for more details on each area of the St. Mary's curriculum or the curriculum maps for Y2 learning this half-term.



What should children have learned by the end of Year 2? 

KS1 SATs Teacher Assessment Framework and Standards

What words should Y2 children know how to spell?


Y1 Common Exception Words:

a, are, ask, be, by, come, do, friend, full, go, has, he, here, his, house, I, is, love, me, my, no, of, once, one, our, pull, push, put, said, says, school, she, so, some, the, there, they, to, today, was, we, were, where, you, your


Y2 Common Exception Words:

after, again, any, bath, beautiful, because, behind, both, break, busy, child, children, Christmas, class, climb, clothes, cold, could, door, even, every, everybody, eye, fast, father, find, floor, gold, grass, great, half, hold, hour, improve, kind, last, many, mind, money, most, move, Mr, Mrs, old, only, parents, pass, past, path, people, plant, poor, pretty,  prove, should, steak, sugar, sure, told, water, who, whole, wild, would