Welcome to Year 2 at St. Joseph’s. We have a dedicated team of adults working with the children here to provide them with a friendly, nurturing, learning environment, which will enable them to reach their full potential.

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In these difficult and testing times, St Joseph’s are committed to helping you and your child/children continue their education. Please click on the button below for all the learning materials prepared for your child’s class to use while we are closed.

Latest Year 2 News

The Year 2 Team

Class O

Mr S. Abrahams (Class Teacher)
Mrs J. Franklin, Mrs U. Madine, Mr A. Foster (Teaching Assistants)

Class J

Mrs M. Tope  (Class Teacher)
Mrs P. Hudson, Mrs J. Franklin, Mrs C. Mulhern, Mrs U. Madine (Teaching Assistants)

Other staff that work with Year 2 are; Mrs K. Foley-Brown and Miss C. Allery

Year 2 age related objectives

  • I can draw on what I already know
  • I can draw on information given by my teacher
  • I can read or listen to a story and show I understand
  • I understand how authors develop stories and characters
  • I can make inferences
  • I can see how events link together and predict what might happen
  • I can identify key features of instructions
  • I can understand a flow chart or diagram that explains a process
  • I can find the answers to questions and ask questions
  • I can read for information
  • I can identify different types of non fiction texts
  • I can read poems and find patterns and repeated language
  • I can read or listen to poems thinking about what the writer is saying
  • I can read or listen to poems talking about why I like them
  • I can read fluently because I know all my phonemes and recognise words quickly
  • I can read accurately by blending the sounds in words
  • I can read accurately words of two or more syllables
  • I can learn to read common words (see the word list)
  • I can read aloud books, tackling new words well
  • I can re-read these books fluently remembering the new words and confidence in word reading
  • I can write from memory simple sentences, dictated by the teacher
  • I can use the first letter of a word to check spelling or meaning  in a dictionary