Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful
Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful

Year 2

Year 2



· Segment spoken words into phonemes and record these as graphemes

· Spell words with different alternative spellings, including a few common homophones

· Spell longer words using suffixes such as ment, ness, ful, less, ly · Use knowledge of alternative phonemes to narrow down possibilities for accurate spelling

· Identify known phonemes in unfamiliar words and use syllables to divide words

· Form lower case letters of the correct size relative to one another

· Begin to use some of the diagonal and horizontal strokes needed to join letters

· Understand which letters, when adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined

· Write capital letters and digits of the correct size, with correct orientation and relationship to one another and to lower case letters

· Use spacing between words that reflects the size of the letters Composition

· Write narratives about personal experiences and those of others (real and fictional)

· Write for different purposes, including real events

· Plan and discuss the content of writing and write down ideas

· Orally rehearse structured sentences or sequences of sentences

· Evaluate writing independently, with peers and with teacher

· Proof-read to check for errors in spelling, grammar and punctuation · Use full stops, capital letters , exclamation and question marks accurately to demarcate sentences and commas for lists

· Use a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I

· Use subordination (using when, if, that, or because) and coordination (using or, and, or but)

· Use present and past tenses correctly and consistently including the progressive form

· Use the suffixes: s, es, ed, er and ing within their writing



Word Reading

Decode automatically and fluently

Read accurately by blending the sounds in words that contain the graphemes taught

Recognise and read alternative sounds for graphemes

Read accurately words of two or more syllables that contain the same GPCs

Read words containing common suffixes

Read and notice unusual correspondence between grapheme and phoneme

Read aloud books closely matched to their improving phonic knowledge, sounding out unfamiliar words accurately, automatically and without undue hesitation

Read books fluently and confidently

Reading Comprehension

Talk about and give an opinion on a range of texts

Discuss the sequence of events in books and how they are related to each other

Use prior knowledge and context and vocabulary explored to understand texts

Retell orally some stories, including fairy stories and traditional tales

Know and recognise simple recurring literary language in stories and poetry

Talk about favourite words and phrases. Increase repertoire of poems learnt by heart, appreciating these and reciting some, with appropriate intonation to make the meaning clear

Answer and ask appropriate questions and make predictions on the basis of what has been read so far

Draw simple inferences from illustrations, events and characters’ actions and speech.



· Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and words

· Recognise odd and even numbers to 100 · Count in steps of 2, 3 and 5 from 0

· Recognise place value of each digit in 2-digit numbers

· Compare and order numbers from 0 to 100 using the >; <; and = signs

· Name the fractions 1/3 ; ¼ ; ½ and ¾ and find fractional values of shapes; lengths and numbers

· Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10x multiplication tables

· Add and subtract: two 1-digit; 2-digit and a 1 digit; 2-digit and 10s; two 2-digit and three 1-digit numbers

· Solve problems with addition and subtraction · Understand commutativity in relation to addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

· Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate length/ height/ temperature and capacity

· Tell and write the time to 5 minute intervals

· Recognise and use the symbols £ and p when solving problems involving addition and subtraction of money

· Describe the properties of 2D and 3D shapes to include: edges, vertices and faces

· Interpret and construct pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and simple tables