Year 2 Curriculum Overview

Year 2 Curriculum
Plan 2017 – 2018

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Theme Title Once Upon a time Once Upon a time

 

Here or There? Here or There? Percy the Park Keeper Percy the Park Keeper
Maths Number and Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Properties of shape

Measurement (mass)

Multiplication and Division

Position and Direction

Fractions

Statistics

Number and Place Value

Fractions

Addition and Subtraction

Properties of Shapes

Multiplication and Division

Measurement (length and height)

Statistics

Number and Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Fractions

Measurement (time and money)

Measurement (volume and capacity)

 

Problem Solving skills. Visualising Working systematically Looking for a pattern / work backwards Trial and improvement Reason logically Conjecture
Cross Curricular Maths Maps / coordinates

Pictograms

Temperature

Bar charts

Capacity

 

English Narrative – plan and write own

Instructions

Recount

Descriptive techniques

Poetry

Information Text

 

 

Spoken Word Listen to, discuss and express views about a wide range of
poetry, stories and non fictionDiscuss sequence of events in books and how items of
information are relatedBuild on a repertoire of poems leant by heart,
appreciating these and reciting some, with appropriate intonation to make
their meaning clearDiscuss favourite words and phrasesAnswer and ask questionsParticipate in discussions about books, poems and other
works that are read to them and read by themselves, taking turns and
listening to what others sayExplain and discuss understanding of books, poems and
other material, both those listened to and read by selfDevelop positive attitude and stamina to writing by
planning or saying out loud what going to write
Reading opportunities Group Reading – comprehension

Individual reading (reading helpers)

Key skill lessons

Phonic lessons

Library book weekly

Opportunity to change
levelled reading book daily

Group Reading – comprehension

Individual reading (reading helpers)

Key skill lessons

Phonic lessons

Library book weekly

Opportunity to change
levelled reading book daily

Group Reading – comprehension

Individual reading (reading helpers)

Key skill lessons

Phonic lessons

Library book weekly

Opportunity to change
levelled reading book daily

Writing opportunities Postcards

Predicting ending – what happens next, changing end of
story

instructions

Retelling

Writing questions

Comparing a TV programme and book

Descriptive setting writing

Story planning and writing

Seaside poems

 

 

Narrative – stories from different cultures – plan and
write ownInstructionsRecountInformation textAnimal poems
Narrative – planning and writing own

Explanation text

Information text

Poems

Cross Curricular Writing opportunities Instructions for healthy pizza

Diary (Weston)

Diary entry

Information text

Diary

Explanation

Science Feeding and exercise Habitats Uses of materials Changing shape

(materials)

Growing Plants

 

Living things
ICT/ Computing Control and Coding

(Logo)

Animation

(Lego)

Control and coding

(Expresso)

Text and Graphics Control and Coding

(Scratch)

Control and Coding

(Cargo Bot)

E-safety
Cross Curricular ICT/ Computing Research habitats and animals

Basic keyboard and mouse skills

How systems are used

Make a book – Africa

Research about countries

Basic mouse and keyboard skills

How systems are used

Research

Basic mouse and keyboard skills

How systems are used

RE The Old Testament

 

The Old Testament

Christmas

Introduction to Islam Easter Shared stories between religions and Celebrations Shared stories between religions and Celebrations
History Seaside Holidays in the past

 

Great Explorers Great Explorers What were people like who lived in our village 100 years ago? How have Rosa Parkes and Nelson Mandela helped the world to be a better place?
Geography Why do we love to be beside the seaside?

 

Hot and Cold deserts Hot and Cold deserts Where would you prefer to live a country in Africa or UK? What would people find exciting about where we live?
Music

 

Use voice expressively

Long and short notes

Exploring pulse and Rhythm

Christmas songs

Exploring tuned and untuned instruments Exploring tuned and untuned instruments

Easter songs

Exploring Pitch and symbols Exploring timbre, tempo and dynamics
Art Drawing

Different grades of pencil

Charcoal, pens and pastels

Arcimboldo- fruit faces

 

Painting

Mixing colours

African artist Martin Bulinya (colour)

Viewfinders

Printing – pressing, rolling, rubbing and stamping

William Morris

DT Healthy Pizza

Structures – build a pier

Animal Puppets Sliders and levers and / or make a vehicle (wheels and
axles)
PE and Games Games – dribbling, kicking and hitting

Gym – pathways

 

Games – dribbling, kicking and hitting

Dance – Seaside?

Games – throwing, catching and inventing games

Gym – spinning, turning and twisting

Gym – linking movements involving rolling

Dance – African dance

Games – aiming, hitting and kicking

Dance –

Games – group games and inventing rules

Athletics

Learning outside the classroom Measuring

Shape hunt

Wow day – letter hunt using maps Wow day – letter hunt using maps
PSHE/ Values Monthly values focus plus

Friendship

7 C’s

Monthly values focus plus

Friendship

7C’s

Monthly values focus plus

Friendship

7C’s

Global Links/

Eco

Katie Morag – building New Pier

Beach Safety

Lifeboats

Water / electricity usage

Carbon footprint

Litter

Growing own food

 

Visits or Visitors Weston- seaside Pantomime Ghulvelt Park