Curriculum

Year 2 Curriculum Overview

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Let's Go on a Safari

Cornish Heritage

 

Castles

The Great Fire of London

Pirates

 

Australia

 

English

Narrative: Stories from other cultures

Non-fiction: Information texts

 

Narrative: Stories with familiar settings

Poetry: Cornish/Christmas

 

Narrative: Traditional tales and Fairy tales

Grammar and Non-Fiction:  Improving our writing

 

Non-Fiction: Newspaper report writing

Narrative: Historical stories

 

Non-fiction: Instructions

 

Narrative: Fantasy stories

 

 

Narrative: Diary entry

Non-fiction: Non-chronological report

Poetry: Patterns and Language

Maths

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

Science

Living things and habitats

Seasons

Animals including humans - ourselves

 

Lifecycles - living and growing

   Materials  

Plants

 

Animals including humans - pets

History

 

Cornish History

St Mawes and Pendennis Castle (Local history and significant people)

Key Historical events

Significant people - Blackbeard

 

Geography

Habitat and location of Safari animals

Comparing localities

 

Seaside/Island home

Comparing Australia and UK

Art

Painting

 

 

Collage

Sculpture

Aboriginal art/art from around the world

D.T

 

Christmas party food/Cornish mines/Cornish pasties

 

 

Design and make a pully system for sling shot

 

 

 

 

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

PlanBee

Our Wonderful World

Why do Christians give gifts at Christmas?

Special books

What did Jesus teach us?

What do Hindus celebrate?

What do Muslims celebrate?

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