Learning Support Key Stage 2 Print E-mail

Key Stage 2

The Learning Support focus in Key Stage 2 is Literacy. This page will outline the Literacy topics in each year group for this term and give some websites that will allow you to access the topics at home. Featured topics are in bold script.

Year 3

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  • Traditional tales
  • Non-Chronological Reports
  • Performance Poetry


This website has spoken versions of all the classic traditional tales, such as ‘The Emperors New Clothes’ as well as other activities.


Take a look at these examples of performance poetry and see which ones you think are the most effective.

Year 4

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  • Stories From Imaginary Worlds
  • Explanation Texts
  • Poetry – Creating images


This website introduces you to the wonderful world of Michael Rosen and his barmy world of poetry. Key Stage 2 children love his poems – especially ‘No Breathing!’.


This website from arch-educationalist Pie Corbett gives you lots of examples of all the different types of poems you’ll encounter at school, as well as methods for getting stuck into your own poetry.

Year 5

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  • Instructions
  • Persuasive Writing
  • Stories by Significant Authors


What more significant author is there for children than Roald Dahl? This great website is kid-friendly and packed with exciting activities.


Anne Fine is one of the most successful modern children’s authors around. Find out all about her and her books here and contemplate some brain-scrambling questions in the ‘philosophy’ section.

Year 6

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  • Authors and Texts
  • Journalistic Writing


Year 6 are looking at Jaqueline Wilson this term. Dive into Wilsontown on her great, interactive website.


Have a look at some of the ways we use drama to support analysis of a text in Key Stage 2, and why not try some of these activities out at home with a favourite book or author?

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Dates to Remember

Term Dates 2014
Term 3
Tuesday 7th January – Friday 4th April·
Half Term: Monday 17th to Friday 21st February
Term 4 

Wednesday 23rd April - Friday 4th July

 Half Term: Monday 26th to Friday 30th  May


School Timetable

Secondary Section (KS3, KS4, KS5)
08:15 Registration

10:30 (approx.) Break (20 minutes)
12:50 (approx.) Lunch (50 minutes)
15:30 Afternoon  Registration and end of School day*
15:30 – 16:30 Secondary After School Clubs
*Except Friday when the School day ends at 14:30


Primary Section(Early Years, KS1, KS2)
08:05 - Teachers on duty to supervise the children
08:15 - Bell rings, school day begins
10:00 - 10:25 Early Years and Key Stage 1 Morning Break
10:20 - 10:40 Key Stage 2 Morning Break
11:50 - 12:45 Early Years and Key Stage 1 Lunch
12:00 - 12:45 Key Stage 2 Lunch
14:30   End of day for Early Years / Key Stage 1 & 2
14:30 - 15.30 Primary After School Clubs