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Year 2

Welcome to Year 2 Beech!

Our class teacher is Miss Hill. Our teaching assistants are Miss Popescu, Miss Myerthall and Mrs Smith.

Miss Hill can be contacted on:

Our theme this half term is ‘South Oxhey Street Detectives’. We will be examining our local area using a local field study to identify the human features of South Oxhey. In Science we will be looking closely at types of plants, their life processes and naming each part. In English we will focus on ‘On the way home’ by Jill Murphy and the Tradition tale, ‘How to catch a star’. We will be working hard on fractions in Maths, as well as shape, and solving reasoning problems.


Local area walk

Reading Breakfast

National Gallery

Year 2 had a great time in the woods, imagining what life was like the Stone Age.

Spring Term 2 Overview

Spring 2 - Caveman


This half term our topic is Caveman! We will be exploring the Stone Age and in science we will be learning about animals including humans. In Art we will be having a go at our own cave style paintings and portraits. In English we have two texts to focus on, SHARKS! AND Scaredy Squirrel. Maths will have a big focus on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Spring Term 1 Overview

Spring 1 - Pirates


This half term we are exploring Pirates! We will be having a pirate day as well as exploring maps, coordinates, oceans and continents.

In Science we will be learning about forces and maths will have a focus on Geometry, written addition and subtraction. We will be using two main texts for our work in English- 15 Things Not to do with a Puppy and How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth.

Year 2 have been exploring maps

Year 2 had a great time exploring the effect of fire on different materials.

Year 2 had a great time making bread!

In Science we have been exploring different materials

This term our topic is called The Great Fire of London. In Science we will be exploring different materials and their properties. For maths our focus will be on mental addition and subtraction, finding part and whole unknown and money. In English we will develop our writing by exploring traditional tales and poetry.



Exploring habitats in the sensory garden!


Curriculum information can be accessed here: