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Curriculum Overview

Year 2 Curriculum Overview 2021-2022

 

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: units

1.Recount:

Diary

 

 

2.Describe

Non-chronological Report

Entertain:Narrative

Adventure Story

 

 

2.Entertain

Poetry

Entertain:Narrative

Contemporary Fiction

 

2.Entertain:Narrative

Visual Literacy

1.Entertain:Narrative

Dilemma

 

 

2.Describe

Travel Brochure

 

1Entertain:Narrative

Playscript

Shakespeare

 

2.Recount: Indirect

Biography

(History link)

1.Inquire

Interview

 

 

2.Socialise

Invitations

Describe

Description

 

Key texts (English)

The Baker Boy

Traction Man is Here

Flat Stanley

 

A Mouse Called Julian

The Hodgeheg

Dick King-Smith

The Tempest

 

TBC

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition and subtraction

Number: addition and subtraction

Measurement: money

Number: multiplication and division

Number: multiplication and division

Statistics

Geometry: properties of shape

Number: fractions

 

Number: fractions

Measurement: length and height

Geometry: position and direction

Measurement: time

Measurement: mass, capacity and temperature

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

TBC

History

The Great Fire of London

Significant people

Mansa Musa (BHM)

Martin Luther King (BHM)

 

 

Monarchy-Queens

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth I

Changes within living memory

How has my high street changed over time?

Geography

 

 

The UK-continents and oceans of the world

Where in the world is Flat Stanley?

 

Comparative study Where would you like to live?

 

 

Computing

Online Safety

 

Computing and Networks

Programming

 

Computing and Networks

Creating Media

Digital Photography

Data and Information

Pictograms

Creating Media

Making music

Programming B

Introduction to quizzes

Design and Technology

Mechanisms

Wheels and Axels

Project: Fire engine

Mechanisms

Wheels and Axels

Project: Imaginary vehicle

Textiles

Templates and Joining

Project: Finger puppet

Textiles

Templates and Joining

Project: Glove puppet

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables

Project: Greek Salad

Food

Preparing fruit and vegetables

Project: Fruit Jelly

Music 

How does music help us to make friends? Exploring Simple Patterns

How does music teach us about the past? Focus on Dynamics and Tempo

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place? Exploring Feelings Through Music

How Does Music Teach Us About Our Neighbourhood?

How Does Music Make Us Happy?

How does Music Teach Us About Looking After Our Planet?

Art

Drawing

Painting

Collage

Printmaking 

Textiles

3D Sculpture

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/ Dance

Athletics

Strike and Field Games

Net and Wall Games

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

 

Red Nose Day

QEII Platinum Jubilee

 

 

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