Curriculum

Year 2 Curriculum Overview

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Land of the Dinosaurs

Polar Regions

 

Rainforests

Outer Space

Oceans & Seas

 

Lighthouses

 

English

Narrative: Stories with familiar settings

Non-fiction: Instructions

 

Poetry: Patterns on a Page

Non-Fiction, Explanations

 

Poetry: Riddles

Narrative, Traditional Tales

 

Fiction- Fantasy stories

Poetry: Really Looking (Stars)

 

Non-Fiction: Non-Chronological Reports

 

Narrative: Different Stories by the Same Author

Maths

  •          Number and Place Value
  •          Addition and Subtraction
  •          Multiplication and Division
  •          Shape, Data and Measure
  •          Fractions and Decimals
  •          Mixed Operations

Science

Living Things and Their Habitats

Plants

Materials

Animals Including Humans

History

The world when dinosaurs lived

 

Significant people: Polar Explorers (Scott)

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First man on the moon - Neil Armstrong

History of Galapagos

Charles Darwin

Grace Darling

Geography

Locate areas in world which were dinosaurs once lived

Contrasting locality: Antarctica (environment, weather, landscape, animals)

Rainforests around the world – physical features, habitats…

Naming Planets/movement of the Earth and moon.

Oceans, islands and climates

Lighthouses in Cornwall

Weather

Art

Painting

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Collage

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Sculpture

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D.T

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Christmas party food

 

 

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Design and make a moon buggy

 

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Design and make a lighthouse & pulley system

Music

The long & short of it (Exploring duration)

Feel the pulse (Exploring pulse & rhythm)

What’s the score? (Exploring instruments & symbols)

Taking Off (Exploring pitch)

 

Rain, rain, go away (Exploring timbre, tempo, and dynamics).

Sounds interesting (Exploring sounds)

R.E

Myself

Celebrations

Stories

Leaders & teachers

Belonging

Beliefs

PSHE

New Beginnings

Getting on & falling out

Good to be me

Going for goals

Relationships

Changes

P.E

Gym Unit H

Games Unit 1

Dance Unit 1

Games Unit 2

Gym Unit I

Games Unit 3

Dance Unit 2

Games Unit 4

Gym Unit J

Athletics Unit 1

Gym Unit K

Athletics Unit 2