English in Year 2

English Curriculum Framework – Year 2

Global Themes

  • Identity and Diversity (individuality, stereotypes, perception, poverty, accepting differences, gender, cultural diversity)
  • Sustainable Development & Globalisation (pollution, global warming, dependency of the environment, conservation, biodiversity, recycling, comparisons across the world, human impact on the environment)
  • Human Rights/ Power & Governance (empathy, respect for people, people can bring about change, freedom, peace & conflict, decision-making, community, immigration, democracy)


Whole school novel: My name is not Refugee- Human Rights/ Power & Governance immigration (studied during December 2019)


 Whole school: Free Write Friday- Cressida Cowell