Year 2 Curriculum Overview

Year 2 Curriculum
Plan 2016 – 2017

 

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

Addition and Subtraction

Properties of Shapes

Multiplication and Division

Measurement (length and height)

Addition and Subtraction

Measurement (temperature, time and money)

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
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 clear

Discuss favourite words and phrases

Answer and ask questions

Participate in discussions about books, poems and other
works that are read to them and read by themselves, taking turns and
listening to what others say

Explain and discuss understanding of books, poems and
other material, both those listened to and read by self

Develop 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 ownInstructionsRecount

Information text

Animal poems

Narrative – planning and writing own

Explanation text

Information text

Poems

Cross Curricular Writing opportunities Instructions for healthy pizza

Diary (Weston)

Instructions for puppets

Letter

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

The Old Testament Jesus the Story Teller

Easter

Judaism Judaism
History Seaside Holidays in the past

 

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?

 

Where would you prefer to live: Africa or England? What would ______ find exciting about our town /city?
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 West Midlands Safari Park Ghulvelt Park