Year 2

  Autumn 1
8 Weeks
Autumn 2
7 Weeks
Spring 1
6 Weeks
Spring 2
5 Weeks
Summer 1
6 Weeks
Summer 2
7 Weeks
Topic My community

A walk in the park

Frozen Planet Fire Minibeasts All around the world By the sea

 

Text Percy the Park keeper The Gruffalo’s child

Penguin Small

  Superworm

Mad about minibeasts

 

Stories from around the world The lighthouse keepers lunch
Wow (Visit/Visitors) Clifton park

 

Survival expert Magna

Firemen visit

M&M Aladdin

 

Clifton Park- Minibeast hunt Twycross Zoo Filey or

Scarbrough

Family Learning Percy the park keeper board game making. Minibeast puppet making.

Parents invited to mini beast hunt.

 

Family picnic
Literacy Genre Narrative (2 wks)

Instructions  or Explanations (2 wks)

Persuasion (2 wks)

Poetry (2 wks)

 

Narrative (3 wks)

Explanation – Lifecycle (2 wks)

Information (2 wks)

Timeline (recount real event) GFoL (2 wks)

Non chronological (2 wks)

Myths (2 wks)

Explanation – Lifecycle (1 wk)

Non chronological

(2 wks)

Poetry – riddles

(2 wks)

 

Narrative (2 wks)

Information (2 wks)

Recount [personal]

(2 wks)

Extended Stories

(3 wks)

Non fiction (2 wks)

Poetry (2 wks)

Numeracy Number & Place Value

Number (addition & subtraction)

Number (multiplication & division)

Number (fractions)

Measurement

Geometry (properties of shape & position & direction)

Statistics

 

Number & Place Value

Number (addition & subtraction)

Number (multiplication & division)

Number (fractions)

Measurement

Geometry (properties of shape & position & direction)

Statistics

 

Number & Place Value

Number (addition & subtraction)

Number (multiplication & division)

Number (fractions)

Measurement

Geometry (properties of shape & position & direction)

Statistics

 

Number & Place Value

Number (addition & subtraction)

Number (multiplication & division)

Number (fractions)

Measurement

Geometry (properties of shape & position & direction)

Statistics

 

Number & Place Value

Number (addition & subtraction)

Number (multiplication & division)

Number (fractions)

Measurement

Geometry (properties of shape & position & direction)

Statistics

Number & Place Value

Number (addition & subtraction)

Number (multiplication & division)

Number (fractions)

Measurement

Geometry (properties of shape & position & direction)

Statistics

 

Science Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.

 

Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

 

Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats.

Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other.

 

Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

 

Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive.

 

 

Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.

Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.

 

Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).

 

*Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene.

Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.

 

 

History  

 

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods (Edward Shackleton).

 

Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally (for example, the Great Fire of London, the first aeroplane flight or events commemorated through festivals or anniversaries).   The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods (Christopher Columbus).

 

Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.

Changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life.
Geography Use simple fieldwork and observational skills to study the geography of their school and its grounds and the key human and physical features of its surrounding environment.

 

Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.

 

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage.

 

    Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.

 

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage.

 

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area of the United Kingdom, and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.

Use aerial photographs and plan perspectives to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features; devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key.
DT Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria. (wheelbarrow design)?

 

Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology

 

  Explore and evaluate a range of existing products.

 

Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria.

 

Build structures, exploring how they can be made stronger, stiffer and more stable.

 

Explore and use mechanisms [for example, levers, sliders, wheels and axles], in their products.

    Select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing].

 

Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics.

Art  

 

To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

 

To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

 

Learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

 

To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space. To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.

 

To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.

PSHE/SEAL The Caring School

 

Me, My Community and the Environment

Feelings and Relationships

 

Growing and Changing

Keeping Myself Safe

 

E Safety: How Can I Contact People Who Help Me?

Healthy Lifestyles The World of Drugs Focus on Outdoors
RE Belonging to a Community: where do Jews and Christians belong? Where do I belong? How do we say thank you for our beautiful world? Being fair: stories of Jesus that make you think:

 

Symbols: what do the symbols of Easter mean to Christians?

 

Leaders and teachers:

 

Questions about God: Where could we look for the answers?
PE Master basic movements including developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities Perform dances using simple movement patterns. Master basic movements including developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities. Perform dances using simple movement patterns. Perform dances using simple movement patterns. Master basic movements including developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.