Coral Class

Welcome to Coral Class

Come inside and have a look around

Our teacher is Mrs Smoley
and Mrs Slater is our teaching assistant.

Autumn Term 2023

Welcome back to the new academic year

We are looking forward to getting to know you and working together so that we have a very exciting and productive year. We hope that your child enjoys the new challenges and experiences that Year 2 has to offer!

Year 2 is an important year for learning. The children are expected to become more independent readers, writers and mathematicians as the year advances. The Year 2 curriculum builds upon and extends the experiences that children have had in Year 1 and they will continue to learn through exciting topics so that they remain motivated, enthused and eager learners. 

Our topic in Geography is My World and Me.

We will be finding out about the 7 continents and 5 oceans of the world and drawing simple map and keys. We will be compare cities in the UK and Ecuador and finding out where different animals live in the world.

In Science, we will be looking at Materials.
We will be:

We are working on the progression of our scientific key skills and knowledge through:


Use simple equipment to observe closely.


Ask simple questions and recognise that they can be answered in different ways including use of scientific language.

Classifying and comparing

Identify, group and classify using in a range of tables and diagrams.


Take simple measurements using non-standard units.

Gathering Data

Gather and record data to help in answering questions.

Summer Term 2023

We have another very busy term ahead of us in Year 2.  Summer term is always exciting, with hopefully warmer weather to help us enjoy it!

During the first half term in Maths and English we will be preparing for the Key Stage 1 SATs in May.

In History we will be finding out about ‘Travel and Transport’. We will be investigating how a steam train works and finding out about Viking longboats and ocean liners.

After half term our Geography Topic will be ‘Sensational Safari’. We will be investigating Kenya in detail and finding out about their National Parks and Game Reserves. This fits in perfectly with our exciting trip to Paradise Wildlife Park we have planned for early July.

In science we will be:

To celebrate His Majesty’s Coronation, we will be joining in with a special whole school event.
In July we look forward to participating in our annual ‘Sports Week’.

Spring Term 2023

In Maths and English this term, we will be preparing for the Key Stage One SATS in May. 

In Geography we are learning all about China. We will be finding out about their population, cities and culture. We will also be using maps to identify significant landmarks. 

After half term our History topic is British Kings and Queens. We will be learning about monarchs in the past and present.

In Science this term, we will be looking at animals, including humans.  We will be:

After half term, we will be learning about living things and their habitats. We will be:

We are learning to work scientifically by:

-   Asking simple questions

-   Suggesting methods of investigation

-   Examining objects carefully

-   Setting up simple tests

-   Drawing and labeling diagrams

-   Answering questions using data

Suggested Reading for KS1 Years

To see the Key Stage 1 Information Evening Presentation please click here