Kirkstall St. Stephen’s C of E (Voluntary Aided) Primary School

Year 2

Year 2 Overview 2018-19

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Topic driver

 

Lost in Space

Superheroes

Castles

The Titanic

On the Farm

The Rainforests

Literacy

 

Fantasy Stories

Humorous poems

Repetitive poems

Character descriptions

Letters

Fairy tales

Instructions

Recounts

Diary entries

Recounts

letters

Traditional tales

Chronological reports

Information texts

Shape poetry

Maths

(times tables done weekly for the 2,3,5 and 10 times tables)

 

Place value

Shape

Fractions (1/2, ¼, 1/3)

Calculations (number bonds, doubles)

Time (O’clock, half past and digital)

Fractions (2/4, 3/4)

Calculations (adding 3 numbers, missing numbers, adding and subtracting multiples of ten)

Measurement (cm)

Money (making amounts)

Number and place value

 

Calculations (adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers)

Inverse

Shape

Place vale < and >

statistics

Calculations (+ and - ten to/ from any number)

Adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers)

Inverse

Number and place value < and >

Position and direction

Measurement (cm)

Division by (2,5,3,10)

Time (quarter past and to, nearest 5 mins)

Inverse (+ and – and x and ÷)

Finding the difference

Odd and even numbers

Measures (g, kg)

Money

 

 

Adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers

Fractions (amounts)

Arrays

Time (digital and analogue nearest 5 mins)

Turns

Finding the difference

Inverse.

PE

 

Games and skills

Multi- skills

Gymnastics skills

Dance skills and balance

Games skills

Athletics skills

Computing

 

Scratch programming (We are astronauts)

Learning how different games work and using scratch

(We are programmers and bug fixers)

Using cameras to photograph our trip and other models

(We are photographers)

Using a search engine to find information

(We are researchers)

Using emailing to communicate with peers in class

(we are communicators)

 

Collecting and representing information using tally graphs and bar charts. (We are data handlers)

Science

 

Investigating gravity and materials planning out investigations and looking at fair testing.

Healthy humans and hygiene.

Materials and their uses.

 

Investigations with a watery theme.

Thinking of questions and testing them.

Plants

Animals including humans (life processes and food chains)

Art

 

Clay aliens

Paper mache planets

Child lead

Andy Warhol printing

 

Building castles

 

Child lead

Van Gough sunflower

Child lead

DT

 

 

Superhero puppets

Making bread

 

Where does our food come from? Making fruit smoothies

 

Geography

 

Compass directions, walking on the moon

Name and locate the world’s 7 continents

 

Aerial maps and plans of castles

Identifying the 5 oceans.

Field work (local environment)

Compare our local area to a non-european country (Amazon RF)

Use basic vocabulary to describe a less familiar area.

History

 

Changes within living memory – space travel timeline

The lives of significant individuals in the past (Neil Armstrong)

Real life super heroes - Florence Nightingale

Parts of a castle and defence

 

Events beyond living memory.

Sequencing events

Looking at how daily life and outfits have changed over the last 100 years.

 

 

 

Music

 

 

Nativity songs

Play tuned and un-tuned instruments musically (fairy tale theme)

Listen to live and recorded music (Irish and Gaelic)

 

 

PSHCE

SEAL

 

Beginning and belonging

Anti-bullying week, my emotions

relationships

Working together

Healthy life styles

Managing risks, stranger danger

RE

 

Belonging

Christmas and the Nativity story

Judaism

Stories about Jesus

Symbols

The creation story

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of
all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.