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End of Year Expectations

Story Wood School



End of Year Expectations for Year 2

This leaflet outlines information for parents and carers on the end of year expectations for pupils at our school.

The National Curriculum details these expectations as being the minimum requirements your child should meet in order to ensure continued progress.

All these objectives will be taught throughout the year. Any extra support you can provide is greatly valued.



Read and write numerals to 100

Partition any two-digit number into different combinations of tens and ones

Recall all number bonds to 10 and use these to calculate number bonds to 20

Recognise that addition is commutative (can be done in any order e.g. 7 + 3 = 10 and 3 + = 10) whereas subtraction cannot

Add and subtract any two-digit numbers with ones, tens and another two-digit number

Recall multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times table

Recognise that multiplication is commutative (can be done in any order e.g. 4 x 5 = 20 and 5 x 4 = 20) whereas division cannot

Identify fractions of a number or shape (12 , 1413 , 24 , 34)

Read the time on a clock to the nearest 15 minutes




Continue to sound out and blend unfamiliar words. 

Read many words of two or more syllables accurately

Read words containing common suffixes (e.g. –ing, -est, -ful)

Read most words quickly and accurately



Check what they have read makes sense and correct any inaccurate reading

Discuss and clarify the meanings of new words and talk about their favourite words

Identify and retrieve answers to simple questions about a text they have read

Make simple inferences from the text

Predict what might happen based on what has been read so far



Write simple coherent narratives about personal experiences and those of others

Write about real events (an event they have experienced personally)

Use capital letters and full stops accurately

Use past and present tense consistently

Use coordinating conjunctions (e.g. and, but, or, so)

Use subordinating conjunctions (e.g. because, when, if)

Spell words with phonetically plausible attempts

Form capital and lower case of the correct size in relation to each other

Use spacing between words that reflects the sizing of the letters