Ebor Gardens Primary Academy

Year 2

Curriculum Information – Summer Term 2


This half term we will be exploring the book ‘The Toymaker’. We will be writing letters, adverts and a recount of the story. We will be focusing a lot this half term on making sure we are using the full range of KS1 punctuation correctly, using conjunctions. We will also be focusing on writing in the correct tense.


Over the next half-term, the children will be learning about right angles, quarter and half turns clockwise and anti- clockwise in position and direction. Comparing and sequencing time, multiplication and division and money problems.

Topic (Science)

This half-term, our topic is ‘The Magic Toymaker’ and ‘Time Travellers’.

During this topic, we will be applying our historical knowledge and skills to find out:

In Science, we’ll be finding out:


We will be looking at the Christian and Islam religions and thinking about similarities and differences between the two.


During this half term, Year 2 will look at ‘Changing Me’ where we will look at lifecycles in nature, the changing me and looking ahead.


2HW have Indoor PE on Thursdays and Outdoor PE on Wednsdays.

2LB have Indoor PE on Thursdays and Outdoor PE on Wednesdays.

If your children wear small studs for school, please ensure they are removed before school on PE days. PE kit must be in school on these days.


Homework will be sent out on a Monday to be returned by the following Monday.

Continuing reading – It is vital that children in Year 2 continue to read at home regularly. The pupil planner should be filled in daily. Thank you to all the children and parents who are reading every day!

Important Dates/Events

Learning in Action: Tuesday 18th June at 2:30pm  – Join and take part in your child’s learning in their classroom.

Sports Day- Years 1 & 2: Thursday 27th June. 9:30am

What do we need?

If you have any queries, with regard to your children’s learning or well-being, do not hesitate to speak to a member of the Year 2 team.


Miss Cardiss and Mrs Chamberlin

Year 2 Learning Support


Miss H Walton and Miss L Burley

Year 2 Teachers