Curriculum – Year 2

Curriculum Planning Year 2 2017/ 2018

Please also see our Year Group Page for a term view.

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Topic Long, long ago… What toys did you play with Grandad? What’s the season? Whose food is this? Who’s who at the zoo? Who will win?
English

Fiction

Traditional tales and fables

Non-Fiction

Postcards and letters

 

Poetry

Using the senses

Fiction

Stories in familiar settings

 

Non fiction

Recounts

Poetry

Songs and repetitive poems

Fiction

Stories from other cultures

 

Non fiction

Recounts/ letters

Poetry

Really looking – birds

Fiction

Fantasy stories

 

Non -Fiction

Instructions

Information Texts

 

Poetry

Poems with pattern and rhyme

Fiction

Quest and adventure stories

 

Non fiction

Information Texts/ Non-chronological reports

 

Poetry

Performance poetry

Fiction

Stories by the same author – Anthony Browne

 

Non fiction

Letters – recounts

Biographies

 

Poetry

Humorous poetry

 

Maths

 

Number: Place value

Number: Addition and subtraction

Fractions

Measurement: Money

Number: Multiplication and division

 

Number: Multiplication and division

Statistics

 

 

 

Geometry: Properties of shape

 

Number: Fractions

Measurement: Length and height

Geometry: Position and direction

 

Problem solving

 

Measurement: Time

 

Measurement: Mass, capacity and temperature

Investigations

Science Animals including humans – Growing up Everyday materials – Good choices

Everyday materials – Shaping up

 

Animals including humans – Taking care

Living things in their habitats – What is in your habitat?

 

Our changing world

 

RE What did Jesus teach? Christmas – Jesus as a gift from God. How important is it for Jewish people to do what God asks them to do? Easter – Is it true that Jesus came back to life again? How special is the relationship between Jews and God? What is the best way for a Jew to show commitment to God?
Computing Computer skills Presentation skills Programming

Using the internet

Presentation skills

Programming

Using the internet

Presentation skills

 

History The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements – Lewis Carroll Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality – Dinky, Meccano

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally  – the first Winter Olympics

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements – Torvill and Dean

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements – Famous chefs – Mary Berry, Jamie Oliver

 

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements – Jane Goodall, David Attenborough

 

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements – Famous footballers  – Pele, 1966 World Cup

 

Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality

Geography

Name, locate and identify characteristics of the 4 countries and capital cities of the United Kingdom and its surrounding seas

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles

Use basic geographical vocabulary

Geographical skills and fieldwork

 

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles

Use basic geographical vocabulary

Geographical skills and fieldwork

 

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country

Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles

Use basic geographical vocabulary

Geographical skills and fieldwork

 

Art/ Design and Technology

Art

§ to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination

§ to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

§ about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work

Designing alternative book covers/ settings/characters

Design and Technology

Design

Make

Evaluate

Technical Knowledge

Moving toys

 

Christmas crafts/ cards

Calendars

 

Art

§ to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination

§ to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

§ about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work

Winter Art in the style of the Kandinsky

Design and Technology

Design

Make

Evaluate

Technical Knowledge

Cooking and Nutrition

 

Food around the world

 

Easter crafts/ cards

 

Art

§ to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination

§ to develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space

§ about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work

Clay animals

Design and Technology

Design

Make

Evaluate

Technical Knowledge

Cooking and Nutrition

 

Football kit

Music

 Singing

Percussion

Singing – Christmas production

Percussion

 

Singing

Percussion

Composition

Singing

Percussion

Listen and respond to music

Singing

Listen and respond to music

Singing

Composition

Physical Education FUNS Unit 1– Personal skills FUNS Unit 2 – Social skills FUNS Unit 3 – Cognitive skills FUNS Unit 4 – Creative skills FUNS Unit 5 – Applying physical skills FUNS Unit 6 – Health and fitness
PSHE New beginnings Anti Bullying – Good to be me Getting on and falling out Relationships Going for goals Changes (transition)