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St Aidan's Catholic Primary School

Hand in Hand with Jesus

English  Year 2

Year 2



Autumn Term


Adventure Stories



Year 2 are exploring Super Heroes using a book called Traction Man. They are studying the characteristics of a super hero and the adventures they might encounter. They will be planning their own super hero adventure after exploring all the possibilities by reading quality texts and planning and performing little scenarios.


Still within the stimulus of Traction Man, the children will plan a write a list of instructions on how to become a superhero and how to carry out their heroic duties successfully!


Folk tales





The children will be identifying the key features of a well-known folk tale and immersing themselves in the magical world of make believe!

Newspaper reports

Again, using the folk tale about a giant, the children will learn about the features of interviewing a character, gathering information and then writing a newspaper article.