At the end of Year 2 most children should

• name a range of feelings and be able to talk about them
• begin to know what to do in response to some feelings and begin to recognise what makes them feel a certain way
• think about what they are good at, explain it to others, and think about how to make improvements
• talk about things that are important to them, saying why
• be able to set simple targets or goals, and know when and how they are being met
• be able to make and give reasons for healthy choices
• understand and explain that some things like medicines, cleaning products and crossing the road can be harmful.
• understand different ways to keep clean and the importance of doing so
• to understand positive and negative behaviours and differentiate between those that are wrong and those that are right
• know what upsets people and begin to understand reasons why
• be able to make choices and think about the consequences of their actions
• know when to say sorry and show they are sorry
• make friends and play with others
• share and help others to work together
• explain some of the ways to care for other people
• know when something feels wrong, be able to tell someone to stop and begin to explain why
• be able tell an adult they can trust when something feels wrong or unsafe
• explain some of the ways that they are similar or different to other people
• be able to take part in discussions and listen to others
• understand how rules help people to get along and be able to keep simple rules – through Class Charters
• Know the language of Rights Respecting, some of their Rights and the Responsibilities that go with them and an understanding that with adult support they have the ability to uphold them