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Curriculum Overview

Year 2 Curriculum Overview 2022-2023

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6 weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English 1

Entertain:Narrative

Adventure Story

 

Traction Man is Here

Entertain: Narrative

Contemporary Fiction

 

Flat Stanley

 

Entertain

Poetry

 

The proper Way to Meet a Hedgehog

Recount:

Diary

The Baker Boy

Entertain: Narrative

Classic Literature

Shakespeare

 

The Tempest

 

Entertain: Narrative

Dilemma

The Hodgeheg

Dick King-Smith

 

English 2

Entertain:Narrative

Visual Literacy

A Mouse Called Julian

Describe

Non-chronological Geographical Report

 

Describe

Travel Brochure

 

Entertain:

Playscript

 

Great Fire of London link

Inquire

Interview

 

Socialise

Invitations

 

Describe

Description

 

TBC

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: addition and subtraction

Geometry: shape

Money: measurement

Number: multiplication and division

Number: multiplication and division

Measurement: length and height

Measurement: mass, capacity and temperature

 

Statistics

Number: fractions

Geometry: position and direction

Measurement: time

Consolidation: Number bonds to and within 20

Addition and subtraction of TO + O, TO + T and TO + TO

2, 5 and 10 times tables (with associated division facts)

Problem solving using all 4 operations and areas of Maths

Consolidation of number facts

Science

Uses of Everyday Materials

Living Things and their Habitats

 

 Animals, including humans

Climate Change and Sustainability

(Geography/Inter-disciplinary links)

Plants

Consolidation and revision of KS1 topics

History

Changes within living memory

How has my high street changed over time?

 

 

The Great Fire of London

 

The Stone Age – Iron Age /Neolithic

Geography

 

The UK-continents and oceans of the world

Where in the world is Flat Stanley?

Comparative study Settlements of the UK

 

 

 

Computing

Computing and Networks

Information Technology around us

Creating Media

Digital photography

Programming A

Robot Algorithms

 

Data and Information

Pictograms

Creating Media

Making Music

Programming B

Programming quizzes

Design and Technology

Textiles

Templates and Joining

Project: Finger puppet

Textiles

Templates and Joining

Project: Glove puppet

Mechanisms

Wheels and Axels

Project: Imaginary vehicle

Mechanisms

Wheels and Axels

Project: Fire engine

 

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables

Project: Greek Salad

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables

Project: Fruit Jelly

Music 

Exploring Simple Patterns

How does music help us to make friends?

Focus on Dynamics and Tempo

How does music teach us about the past?

Exploring feelings through music

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

Inventing a musical story

How Does Music Teach Us About Our Neighbourhood?

Music that makes you dance

How Does Music Make Us Happy?

Exploring Improvisation

How does Music Teach Us About Looking After Our Planet?

Art

Drawing

Mark making on different surfaces

Music as a stimulus

ICT as tool

Respond imaginatively to story

Draw a group of objects

Key artists: Patrick Heron, Edwin Parker "Cy" Twombly Jr.

 

Painting

Respond to artists

Line, space, colour

Shape and pattern

Story as stimulus

Key artists: Kandinsky, Anthony Frost

Collage

Respond to artist’s work

Cut, tear, arrange shapes

Respond to Op Art

Key artists: Henri Matisse, Bridget Riley, Kurt Schwitters

 

Printmaking

Positive and negative stencils

Clay slab using 3 colours

Direct prints

Printed designs

3-D/Sculpture

Use a story as a starting point

Make coils with clay

Make forms from clay

Change form of clay (pinch, pull, smooth)

Key art: Aboriginal

Textiles

Dip Dye

Rubbings

Indian Relief Printing Blocks

Card Wraps

 

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE

How should we care for others and the world, and why does it matter?

Who is Jewish and what do they believe?

Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? (part 2)

How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times? (Part 2)

Who is a Christian and what do they believe? (part 2)

How can we learn from sacred books?

PE

Introduction to Invasion Games

 

Introduction to Invasion Games

 

Gymnastics

Athletics

Cricket

Tennis

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

Red Nose Day

World Book Day

 

 

 

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