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


0208 992 3144


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.

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


Toby and the Great Fire of London

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

AkimboAkimbo and the Elephants

Nurse Clementine

Nurse Clementine






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

Spring 2 - Print
Printmaking (BBC Bitesize)

Summer 1 - Food
Finding out about food (Espresso)
Food (BBC Bitesize)

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 - Special Days
Chinese New Year (Purple Mash)
Chinese New Year (Espresso)

Sabbath (Purple Mash)
Shabbat (Espresso)
Shabbat at home (Espresso)
Shabbat at the synagogue (Espresso)

Christmas (Purple Mash)
Christmas Collection

Harvest and food (Espresso)
Harvest Festival (Purple Mash)

Eid (Purple Mash)
Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr (Espresso)

Remembrance Day (Espresso)
Remembrance Day (Purple Mash)

Spring - Caring for our world
Creation (Espresso)

Change Science (Purple Mash)
Natural and Manmade (Purple Mash)
The Environment (Purple Mash)

The Ten Commandments (Espresso)
The Five Pillars of Islam (Espresso)

Summer - Special Food
The Sikh langar (Espresso)

Chinese New Year (Purple Mash)
Chinese New Year (Espresso)

Christmas (Purple Mash)
Christmas Collection

Passover (Purple Mash)

Eid (Purple Mash)
Ramadan and Eid al-Fitr (Espresso)

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)