Exam Board: Non-Specific
First Teaching: September 2015
First Exam: June 2017
The Skills Builders Year 2 Pupil Book includes 40 units of full colour activities, to help children gain a firm understanding of grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary. The worked examples ensure children understand the concepts, before moving onto fun activities to consolidate their skills. Investigative exercises at the end of each unit provide fun challenges for children to apply their knowledge
Victoria Burrill is Head of English at Newton Prep school in Battersea, London. She teaches Years 5 to 8, preparing children for pre-tests and entrance exams for London Day Schools at both 11+ and 13+ and Common Entrance at 13+. She has written for both Rising Stars and Galore Park for the last four years and her catalogue includes the English for the More Able series, 11+ Practice Papers and Revision Guide and the Galore Park English textbook series for Years 3 to 6. Her particular passion is to instil a love of literature in her students and she plans her lessons around whole novels, using them to teach key skills and to evoke a love of a good story.