St Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy, Finkil Street, Brighouse HD6 2NT

01484 713037

St Joseph's Catholic Primary Academy

Ofsted an Parent View

We are proud to work with all the Catholic schools across our two local authority areas, particularly as the Trust grows and benefits from the expertise and knowledge that other schools joining in the future will bring.

Visit Us

         Welcome to the Year 2 Learning Page!

Mrs Curry and Mrs Foxcroft are our Class Teachers

and Mrs Michaels is our Teaching Assistant.

Please contact us using the class Dojo

and remember to look out for what the class are getting up to on Dojo class story.

Our Long Term Plan for the Year - click here



This half term, we will learn:

  • About and reflect on mysteries
  • To say and reflect on what we wonder about
  • That there are three persons in one God
  • That we can experience God in three different ways: Father, Son and Holy Spirit
  • Learn and reflect on God's choice of  Mary and Joseph
  • That Jesus is God's gift to the world

At Home

You could help your children by:

  • Remind them as we make the sign of the cross that God is Father, Son and Holy Spirit
  • Read the Christmas story and reflect on this together. 
  • Have a crib (nativity set) in your home to remember the true meaning of Christmas


This half term, we are reflecting on the Virtue of CITIZENSHIP

Our School Mission

God asks us to

be the best version of ourselves.

God asks us to

try our best and keep everyone learning.

God asks us to

keep ourselves and others healthy and safe.

God asks us to

accept everyone.

God asks us to

look after others and the world around us.

Let us

Love, Learn and Live in Christ!


Our Class Mission Statement

In Year 2 ….

We put our hand up, wait our turn and share

We sit properly, are proactive and we are ready to learn

We listen and are the best version of ourselves

We are kind to everyone and look after the things around us

We tell the truth and say sorry

 Our Class Saint is St Bernadette

 and her feast day is 16th April




This half term we are learning: 


 Who was Guy Fawkes?

We will learn:

About the life of Guy Fawkes, the historical events of 'The Gunpowder Plot' and how we remember this every year. 


This half term our focus is puppets


Our Students' Student for  Autumn 1 was Belle! 

Well done!


Class Charity


Our class charity is the RSPCA. 

So far we have raised £60.

Thank you for your support.



  • Snack provided £1 per week. This can be paid weekly half termly or termly
  • Please bring a water bottle to school
  • Please make sure your child has a coat and school bag in school every day
  • PE is on a Friday. Please make sure your child has a PE kit and pumps in school


Homework goes out every Monday to be returned by following Monday

Homework Maths:

4th December

A 'Recognising Equal Groups' homework sheet has been sent home for your child to complete. Your child needs to draw the coins in the jar to make the correct amount.


 Phonics/Spellings Focus

Our phonics/ spelling focus is introduced on a Monday for a test the following Monday. We work on sound in class all week. Please help your child to learn them at home 


   Spellings to learn:

4th December for a test on 11th December

station potion

Friday behind

who eye



Our PE day is on Friday.

This half term we are focusing on agility, balance & coordination.

Please make sure you have a PE kit and pumps in school!



We have lots of lovely reading books in school.

Please try to listen to your child read a few pages every night.

Every little helps!