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Gothic Mede Academy


In the Autumn term Year 2 will be focussing on the objectives below: 


  • Use expanded noun phrases for description and specification e.g. the blue butterfly, plain flour, the man in the moon
  • Use capital letters and full stops to show where sentences start and end and sometimes use question marks
  • Use commas when I am writing a list
  • Explain what these words mean: noun, noun phrase, statement, question, exclamation, command, compound, suffix, adjective, adverb, tense (past, present), apostrophe and comma


This term we will be learning:

Number: place value

  • Numbers to 20
  • Count objects to 100 by making 10s
  • Recognise tens and ones
  • Use a place value chart
  • Partition numbers to 100
  • Write numbers to 100 in words
  • Flexibly partition numbers to 100
  • Write numbers to 100 in expanded form
  • 10s on the number line to 100
  • 10s and 1s on the number line to 100
  • Estimate numbers on a number line
  • Compare objects
  • Compare numbers
  • Order objects and numbers
  • Count in 2s, 5s and 10s
  • Count in 3s

Number: addition and subtraction

  • Bonds to 10
  • Fact families - addition and subtraction bonds within 20
  • Related facts
  • Bonds to 100 (tens)
  • Add and subtract 1s
  • Add by making 10
  • Add three 1-digit numbers 
  • Add to the next 10 Small steps
  • Add across a 10
  • Subtract across 10 
  • Subtract from a 10
  • Subtract a 1-digit number from a 2-digit number (across a 10)
  • 10 more, 10 less
  • Add and subtract 10s
  • Add two 2-digit numbers (not across a 10)
  • Add two 2-digit numbers (across a 10)
  • Subtract two 2-digit numbers (not across a 10)
  • Subtract two 2-digit numbers (across a 10)
  • Mixed addition and subtraction
  • Compare number sentences
  • Missing number problems


  • Recognise 2-D and 3-D shapes
  • Count sides on 2-D shapes
  • Count vertices on 2-D shapes
  • Draw 2-D shapes
  • Lines of symmetry on shapes
  • Use lines of symmetry to complete shapes
  • Sort 2-D shapes
  • Count faces on 3-D shapes
  • Count edges on 3-D shapes
  • Count vertices on 3-D shapes
  • Sort 3-D shapes
  • Make patterns with 2-D and 3-D shapes