Year 2 curriculum


yr2

Autumn term

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Topic

Art

Black History

Literacy – genre and books covered

Stories with familiar settings
Non-fiction – explanation texts.
Black History stories
Book week – reading for pleasure.
Traditional tales
Instructions
Poetry (Contemporary Poems

Maths links

Place value
Ordering numbers
Counting
Shape
Money
Doubling/ Halving

Science

Health & Growth (Julian’s wobbly tooth, Oliver’s Veg, Katie’s stories – literacy link) Materials –(Mr Wolf’s Pancakes – literacy link)
Everyday materials

Computing

Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology
Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology

Humanities

UK
Black History – Ethiopia
Guy Fawkes

Music

Our bodies
Our land
Ourselves
Toys

RE

Festivals Stories and wonders from the religions.
Judaism
Christianity

PSHCE/Citizenship

Relationships Feelings

PE

Gymnastics Dance

Art/DT

Drawing/Painting Making cards/ Cooking

Other Activities

Theatre workshop Year Group Assembly

Spring term

Spring 1

Spring 2

Topic

SATs

Literacy – genre and books covered

Stories by the same author
Information texts
Poetry- poems by heart/Riddles
Traditional /Fairy tales with a twist (e.g. Prince Cinders, Jim and the Beanstalk)
Non-fiction – Non-Chronological report.
Descriptive writing – Character descriptions

Maths links

Multiplication
Fractions
Partitioning
Money
Subtraction

Science

Electricity
Animals including humans
Forces
Plants

Computing

Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology
Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology

Humanities

Continents – Locational Knowledge (non-fiction link) Artists – two historical figures

Music

Animals
Number
Storytime
Seasons

RE

People who care Special books
Easter

PSHCE/Citizenship

Keeping Safe
(E-Safety)
Medicines and Drugs

PE

Gymnastics Games

Art/DT

Printing & Textiles Joseph’s coat / puppets

Other Activities

Summer term

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topic

Concert

Literacy – genre and books covered

Non-fiction – Katy Morag
Non-chronological report
Descriptive writing
Character descriptions
Extended Stories
Classic poetry (e.g. The Owl and the Pussycat)
Recounts – letter writing.

Maths links

Symmetry
Word problems
Time
Co-ordinates
Division

Science

Local environment
Living things & habitats
Variation

Computing

Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology
Computer science
– digital literacy & using information technology

Humanities

What is around us? Child in World War II

Music

Weather
Pattern
Water
Travel

RE

Stories & wonders from the religions.
Islam
Sikhism
Stories & wonders from the religions.
Hinduism
Buddhism

PSHCE/Citizenship

Making a positive contribution Growing & changing.
Financial Education (Maths)

PE

Games Games

Art/DT

Collage/Sculptures Vehicles

Other Activities