A welcoming community, growing and learning together.

West Acton Primary School, Noel Road, London W3 0JL


0208 992 3144


The below link is to be used by children who are self isolating whilst their year group bubble is still attending school.

Year 2 Blended Learning File


The below link is to be used during any school closures or isolation periods to access Year 2 Remote Learning.

Year 2 Microsoft Teams Wall

Curriculum Maps

Learning objectives for each subject by term through out the school year.
A hard copy of the curriculum maps are available on request from the school office. 

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term


YEAR GROUP NEWSletters and events

Links to whole school letters, events, term dates and school holidays:
Other Letters to Parents
Term Dates


Year 2 Spelling List
Children are expected to know how to spell all of these words by the end of Year 2.

Year 2 Non-negotiable Writing Criteria
Children are expected to include these features across a variety of different pieces of writing.

Online Learning
Details of our online learning resources and where to request login details.

Activity Passport
How many of the Year 2 experiences have you completed?

Key texts that we are using in our English lessons

Please click on each book to see what we will be learning and how you can support your child.


The Elves and the Shoemaker

The Elves and the Shoemaker

The Name Jar


Toby and the Great Fire of London

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

AkimboAkimbo and the Elephants

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace






Enormous Croc

The Enormous Crocodile

Owl and Pussycat

The Owl and the Pussycat




Click on the subjects below to reveal links to support classroom learning in each of the units covered this year:

Autumn 1 - Drawing
Drawing (BBC Bitesize)

Autumn 2 - 3D Sculpture
Sculpture (BBC Bitesize)
What is sculpture? (Espresso)

Spring 1 - Print
Printmaking (BBC Bitesize)

Spring 2 - Food
Finding out about food (Espresso)
Food (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 1 - Textiles
Textiles (BBC Bitesize)
Weaving with paper (Espresso)

Summer 2 - 3D Mechanisms
3D Design (BBC Bitesize)
Simple Machines (Espresso)

Autumn 1 (History) - Great Fire of London
Great Fire of London (Espresso)
Great Fire of London (Purple Mash)

Autumn 2 (Geography) - Seasons
Seasons (Espresso)
Seasons (Purple Mash)
Weather (Purple Mash)
Whatever the weather (Espresso)

Spring 1 (History) - Significant Individuals and Local Heroes
Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole (Espresso)
Florence Nightingale (Purple Mash)
Mary Seacole (Purple Mash)
Local Area Study (Purple Mash)

Spring 2 (Geography) - World Wonders
Compass (Purple Mash)
France fact file (Purple Mash)
Mountains (Purple Mash)
Oceans (Purple Mash)
Physical Features (Purple Mash)
Rivers (Purple Mash)
UK Countries (Purple Mash)
World Continents (Purple Mash)
World Oceans (Purple Mash)

Summer 1 (Geography) - Passport to the World (China)
Map of China (Espresso)
Visit China (Espresso)
What is China like? (Espresso)

Summer 2 (History) - English Queens & The Royal Family
Queen Elizabeth I (Purple Mash)
Queen Elizabeth II (Purple Mash)
Queen Victoria (Purple Mash)
The Current Royal Family (Purple Mash)
The Royal Family (Espresso)

Autumn - Health and Wellbeing
Health and Fitness (Espresso)
Keeping Healthy (Espresso)
Conflict (Purple Mash)
Anti-Bullying Week (Purple Mash)

Spring - Living in the Wider World
Children from around the world (Espresso)
Fun Fundraising (Espresso)

Summer - Relationships
Coping with change (Espresso)
Good friend (Purple Mash)
PANTS: The Underwear Rule (NSPCC)

Autumn - Living Things and their Habitats
Animals (Purple Mash)
Habitats (Espresso)

Spring 1 - Uses of Everyday Materials
Materials (Espresso)
Materials (Purple Mash)

Spring 2 - Animals including Humans
Animals (Espresso)
Change Science (Purple Mash)

Summer - Plants
Plants (Espresso)
Plants (Purple Mash)