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Year 2 Overview

 

LONG TERM PLANNING     2017/18        Year 2

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Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

WATER

ENVIRONMENT

‘GREAT’ BRITAIN

English

Stories with a familiar setting (sea)

Story structure /writing

Character description

Diary entry

Poetry

Newspaper

Diary entry

Information text

Same author different stories

Animal adventure stories

Story structure/writing

Letters

Alternative versions

Information Text

Non- chronological report

Instructions

 

Non-fiction

Letter writing

Newspaper reports

Persuasion

Traditional tales

Traditional tales with a twist

Letters

Character description

Lighthouse keeper’s lunch

Snail and the whale

Commotion in the ocean

Dougal’s Deep Sea Diary

Light house keepers Christmas

Titanic

Gruffalo and Gruffalos child- Julia Donaldson

Billy’s Big Adventure

Owl books

Great Fire of London non-fiction books

Little Red Riding Hood

Goldilocks and The Three Bears

The Three Little Pigs

Maths

Securing place value and number facts

Measuring: length, weight and mass

Addition and subtraction

Name all common 2D and 3D shape and begin to describe

Data handling – interpret and construct charts/graphs

 

Securing place value and number facts

Measuring: capacity and volume

Multiplication- repeated addition

Money: recognising all coins, making totals using different combinations of coins

Time  - nearest 15 minutes

Fractions: recognise simple fractions of shapes/numbers ½, ¼

Securing place value and number facts

Name, compare and sort 2D and 3D shape according to their properties

Counting and money – finding change

Multiplication – commutative law

Division – sharing/grouping

Securing place value and number facts

Addition and subtraction

Fractions – write and recognise equivalence

Position and direction – move objects and describe positions

Time – nearest 5 minutes

Securing place value, number facts and statistics

Addition and subtraction

Measuring: capacity, volume and temperature

Fractions-  write and recognise equivalence

Compare and describe 2D and 3D shape

Time – nearest 5 minutes

Multiplication - inverse

Division - sharing

Assessment and review

Science

Use of everyday materials

Animals including humans

Living things and habitats

Plants

Famous Scientists

Scientific enquiry

Computing

E- Safety/Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy

Digital Creativity

Computer Science

Data Handling

Information Technology

RE

Hinduism

Who is a Hindu and what do they believe?

How Christians prepare for Christmas - advent

How do we show we care for others?

How and why do we celebrate special times?

Why should we care for the Earth?

Who is an inspiring person?

History

Was Grace a Darling?

Significant people- Grace Darling

Comparing to Victorian Britain – How times have changed

Who’s the King of the castle?

Castles / Battle of Hastings

How life used to be in the UK

Was the Fire of London really great?

Significant person – Samuel Pepys, use of evidence, artefacts

Geography

What happened to the Titanic?

Oceans  Map work- Track Titanic / name oceans \ continents

I spy with my little eye, something in the Rainforest

Contrasting locality, comparing features of an environment and way of live

Where will my map take me?

Maps

Recognising symbols, reading maps, making maps

ART

Digital art – Andy Warhol inspired art – Grace Darling

Aivazovsky- stormy seascapes using cold colours – charcoal/pencil/ pastels

Christmas cards & calendars –

Henri Rousseau – recreate a piece of his rainforest art

Joseph Turner – Use of pastels to draw a castle, creating tone using black

Kandinsky – hot colours – colour mixing  /paper sculptures

Sculptures – Christopher Wren. Use of clay to create a memorial statue

DT

Design and make a lighthouse

Design and build a boat/boat race

Design and make a bird feeder

Design & make a heraldic shield

Design and make an orienteering course for KS1 children to use

PSHE

Being me in my world

Celebrating difference

Dreams and goals

Healthy me

Relationships

Changing me

PE

Dance

Games

Gym

Dance

Gym

Athletics

Dance

OAA

Tennis

Games

Athletics

Music

I Wanna Play (Rock)

Variety of styles and genres

Listening, appraising, composing, improvising and performing

Christmas Presentation Unit FS/KS1

All children from FS/KS1 involved in learning and performing a 30 minute presentation - singing, optional instrumental parts, acting, and dance

Zootime (Reggae)

Variety of styles and genres

Listening, appraising, composing, improvising and performing

Topic  Songs e.g.: Different places

Exploring other cultures and countries

In The Groove

Variety of styles and genres

Listening, appraising, composing, improvising and performing

Topic Songs eg: Changes

Celebrate the end of their time in KS1 phase through a range of songs and activities

 

Outdoor Learning

Exploring waterproof materials

Maths

Design and build a boat/boat race

Scientific Enquiry

 

Gruffalo hunt in the forest

D.T.  Birdfeeders

Bug hunt

Scavenger hunt: living/dead Science

PE – orienteering

Forest School- EB

Outdoor fire – coal

Scientific enquiry

PE – orienteering

Visits/Visitors

Trip to Merseyside Maritime Museum (Titanic exhibition)

Owl man  -  visitor

Visit to Skipton castle

Trip to Queen’s Park orienteering course

 

 

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