Year 2 NonNegotiables
Reading  
Decoding
/Phonics 
Secure at Phase 6
read accurately by blending the sounds in words that contain the graphemes taught so far, especially recognising alternative sounds for graphemes 
Comprehension and Understanding 

Prediction, Inference and deduction
Intonation and expression 

Grammatical Features 

Research  Use content page and index to locate information 
Writing  
Sentence and text structure 

Spelling 

Punctuation 

Paragraphing  Write under headings (as introduction to paragraphs) 
Handwriting  Evidence of diagonal and horizontal strokes to join 
Maths  
Counting and ordering  Compare and order numbers up to 100 
Numbers and more/less  Read and write all numbers up to 100 in digits and words.
Say 10 more/ less than any number up to 100 
Tables and multiples  Count in multiples of2, 3, 5 and 10 from any number up to 100.
Recall and use multiplication and division facts for 2, 5, and 10 times tables. 
Bonds and facts  Recall and use addition and subtraction facts to 20
Derive and use related facts to 100 
Place value and rounding  Recognise place value of any 2 digit number 
Calculations (addition/ subtraction)  Add and subtract: 2 digit numbers and ones, 2 digit numbers and tens, two digit numbers, three 1 digit numbers
Recognise and use inverse 
Calculations (division/ multiplication)  Calculate and write multiplication and division calculations using multiplication tables
Recognise and use inverse 
Fractions and Percentages  Recognise, find, name and write ½, ¼, 2/4 , ¾
Recognise equivalence of simple fractions 
Time  Tell time to 5 minutes, including quarter past/to 