St James' Church of England Primary School

Together in faith, we are a winning team.

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Staff in Year 2

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: Mrs McGrath

Thursday and Friday: Mrs Lok

Every day: Mrs Kousar

Autumn 2

History-based topic

History Detectives!


This half-term, we will base lots of our English and topic work on the book, 'Queen Victoria's Knickers'.Queen Victoria's Knickers By Jackie French

Children will also complete spelling and grammar lessons, comprehension, handwriting and phonics sessions during the week.


In maths, we will be continuing to use Power Maths.  This half-term, we will continue to look at addition and subtraction strategies and properties of shape.  We will also be practising number facts daily, including number bonds to 10 and 20, as well as counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. 


Our topic in science is 'Uses of Everyday Materials'.  


This half-term, the question we will be learning about 'Incarnation' and looking at why Christmas matters to Christians.


Our SEALs topic is 'Getting On and Falling Out'

What you need to bring with you in Class 2

Please chat to Mrs McGrath, Mrs Lok or Mrs Kousar in the yard about anything not covered here. You are welcome to email either Mrs McGrath on or Mrs Lok at for any advice or queries which you may have.

Please remember to check your Friday Note regularly for important school news and events.

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