Year 2 Curriculum

Year 2 Overview

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topic driver

 

Space

Flight

Castles

The Titanic

On the Farm

India

Literacy

 

Fantasy Stories

Humorous poems

Repetitive poems

Character descriptions

Letters

Fairy tales

Instructions

Recounts

Diary entries

Recounts

letters

Traditional tales

Chronological reports

Information texts

Shape poetry

Maths

(times tables done weekly for the 2,3,5 and 10 times tables)

 

Place value

 Addition and subtraction

Addition and subtraction

 

Shape

Money

 

Multiplication and Division

Fractions

 

Time

 

 

Lengh and Height

 

Mass, capacity and temperature

 

Statistics

 

Position and direction

PE

 

 Dance and invasion games

Dodgeball and Gymnastics

Fitness and attacking and defending

Dance and invasion    games

Gymnastics and striking and fielding

Athletics and striking and fielding

Computing

 

Online safety

Using the interet

Paint/using and applying

Turtle

 

Word processing

 

Presentations

Science

 

Investigating gravity and materials planning out investigations and looking at fair testing.

Animals including humans

Materials and their uses.

 

Investigations with a water theme.

Thinking of questions and testing them.

Plants

Living things and their habitats

Art

 

Sculpture

Collage

  Craft

Drawing

Painting

Printing

DT

 

 

Textiles

Mechanisms

 

 

 

Geography

 

Compass directions 

Name and locate the world’s 7 continents

 

Aerial maps 

Identifying the 5 oceans.

Field work (local environment)

Compare our local area to a non-european country (Amazon RF)

Use basic vocabulary to describe a less familiar area.

History

 

How do we know man walked on the moon?

How is space travel different today?

When was the first flight?

How do we know it happened?

Were all the consequences of flight positive?

What was the purpose of a medieval castle?

What was life like for people who lived and worked in medivael castles?

 

What was life like on board The Titanic for its passengers?

 

 

 

Music

 

Singing
games
rhythm

Performing
Nativity
songs

Performing
Composing
(fairy tale theme)

Listening
Performing
(Workshop)

Instruments 

Performing
Composing
dynamics, tempo

PSHCE

SEAL

 

What keeps me healthy?

Friendship

Boys, girls, families

Boys, girls, families

Keeping safe

Medicines and me

RE

 

What does it mean to belong?

What is God like?
Why does Christmas matter?

What does it mean to be a Muslim?

What is the good news Jesus brings?

What are sacred spaces?

Who made the world?

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