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F2 - Foundation Stage 2

Curriculum Statement

Welcome to Foundation Stage 2 

Animal Safari -Summer Term


In the Animal Safari project, your child will learn about incredible animals that live worldwide. They will explore various animal habitats and compare the animals that live there with animals in their locality. They will learn how to care for pets and what all animals need to grow, survive and stay happy and healthy. They will explore animal features and find out how they survive in the wild. They will compare the ways that animals are similar and different.


Supporting your child at home


  • Go on a local safari to find out about the animals that live in your garden or local park.
  • Look at animals from around the world, discuss your favourite animals and find out some fantastic facts.
  • Visit the My Pet and Me website on CBeebies and play the game to find out how to look after pet animals.
  • Draw a picture of your pet or your favourite pet animal and explain how to look after it.
  • Use a computer to find out some fantastic facts about animals. Choose three animals, draw a picture of them and write a fact.
  • Useful websites Andy’s Safari Adventures on BBC iPlayer My Pet and Me on CBeebies My Pet and Me CBeebies Radio Google Earth
  • Share and discuss the Did you know? And ‘Key Vocab’ resources below.


Summer 2 - On the Beach

In this project, your child will learn about animals that live in rock pools and on the seashore. They will explore days out at the beach and compare their experiences with beach holidays in the past. They will learn about the animals that live in the sea and find out about worldwide seas and oceans. They will explore the importance of looking after the environment to keep living things safe. They will learn about staying safe at the beach and find out about people who help us.


Supporting your child at home

  • Go for a day out at the beach, and investigate a rock pool.
  • Look at pictures of family days out at the beach and talk about the activities you enjoy.
  • Use Google Earth to look at images of seas and oceans around the world.
  • Share and discuss the Did you know? And ‘Key Vocabulary’ resources below



Class photos

Reading Expectations in Foundation Stage 2 Presentation 

Information about Read. Write. Inc. (Phonics) sounds and letter formation

To teach our children to read fluently we use Read Write Inc. Phonics. Please see below for further information. 

World Book Day

The Big Numbers Song

We use this fun counting song in school to count from 0 to 100 and from a hundred to a trillion!