Year 2

Year 2 Overview 2022-2023

  Autumn A Autumn B  Spring A  Spring B Summer A Summer B
Subjects            
Maths Baseline assessments Place value
Counting to 100 Addition and Subtraction Regrouping and Renaming
Maths No Problem
Multiplication
Arrays
Commutativity Division
Grouping and sharing Maths No Problem
Number and place value: estimating, counting and comparing quantities Addition and subtraction: using recall of addition and subtraction facts and mental calculation strategies
Addition and subtraction: using partitioning and counting on strategies Multiplication and division: repeated addition and subtraction, arrays, grouping and using times tables facts Fractions
Maths No Problem
Length
Measuring cm and m Mass
Weighing g and kg Temperature
Picture Graphs
Maths No Problem
2D shapes
3D shapes
Maths No Problem
Time
Volume
Maths No Problem
English Colourful Semantics Sentence structure

Egg Drop
Instructions

Dragon
Character description

3 Little Wolves
Retell
Firework poems Poetry

Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth
Non-Fiction Non-Chronological Report

The Snowman Character/setting description
Coming to England Letter

Superworm Character Description
Narrative

Wallace and Gromit Explanation texts

Blue Planet
Recount

Dougal’s Deep Sea Diary
Setting description (1 week)

Dougal’s Deep Sea Diary
Letter

Argh Spider! Character Description (1 week)
Narrative (2 weeks)

Hom
Non- chronological report
The Hackney Martian Retell

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World
Non-chronological report

Rhyming Rabbits
Poetry
Science Living things and their habitats

Scientist Link -
David Attenborough (biologist, naturalist and conservationist)
Use of everyday materials

Scientist Link - Charles Macintosh (invented waterproof material)
Use of everyday materials
Plants

Scientist Link - Leo Grindon (local botanist)
Plants

Scientist Link - Leo Grindon
Animals, including humans

Scientist Link - Ignaz Semmelweis (pioneer of antiseptic procedures)
Animals, including humans
Computing Computing systems and networks 1: What is a computer? Programming 1: Algorithms and debugging Computing systems and networks 2: Word processing Programming 2: ScratchJr Creating media: Stop motion Data handling: International Space Station
RE Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? Who is Jewish and what do they believe? What can we learn from sacred books? How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times?  How and why do we celebrate special and sacred times?  How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter?
History   Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally

Why is it important to remember events from the past? Gunpowder Plot, Walter Tull.
  The lives of significant Individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements

Why were Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell both heroes?
  The lives of significant Individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements

What were the achievements of the greatest explorers?
Geography Locational Knowledge; Human and Physical
Name, locate and identify characteristics of the four countries and capital cities of the UK and surrounding seas
  Locational knowledge Human and Physical
Name and locate seven continents and five oceans Locate the Equator and North and South Poles
  Human and physical; Fieldwork
Compare an area of Jamaica to an area of UK
 
Art & Design Painting and Drawing Mix and name primary and secondary colours

Sculpture
Make a mini beast sculpture
Sculpture
Make a mini beast sculpture
Collage
Make a collage of an ocean scene
Sculpture
Make a clay mandala
Printing
Print using a wide range of materials.

Drawing and Painting
Draw and paint birds and mammals

PSCHE Mental and emotional health Positive relationships Keeping Safe Living in the wider world Healthy lifestyles Relationships and health education
Design & Technology Global Goal 15- Life on Land
Theme: Sustainability Activity: Design a mini beast microhabitat 
Global Goal 15- Life on Land
Theme: Sustainability Activity: Design a mini beast microhabitat 
Global Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Theme: Recycling
STUDY: Coco Chanel- link to fantastically great women who changed the world
Activity: Create bags using old clothing
Global Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Theme: Recycling
STUDY: Coco Chanel- link to fantastically great women who changed the world
Activity: Create bags using old clothing
Global Goal 2: Zero hunger
Cooking Theme: Healthy choices Activity: Create a healthy savoury snack (using pastry and fillings)
Global Goal 2: Zero hunger
Cooking Theme: Healthy choices Activity: Create a healthy savoury snack (using pastry and fillings)
Music Play given rhythms

Play/sing with varying dynamics/tempo Create musical patterns with a partner

Bob Marley
Trace shape of a song

Read simple rhythms (crotchets / quavers)

Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker
Create an ostinato rhythm

Clap pulse against rhythm
Improvise rhythms
Play pulse against rhythm

Storm Benjamin Britten
Explore metre

Read simple pitch notation (G and E)
Sea Shanties
Explore metre

Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds

The Beatles
PE Games: Fundamental Skills 3

Dance: Fire of London

Gym: Spinning/Turning and twisting
Games: Fundamental Skills 2

Dance: Fireworks

Gym: Spinning/Turning and twisting (Apparatus)
Games: Invasion Skills 2

Dance: Under The Sea

Gym: Stretching/Curling and Arching
Games: Target Games

Dance: Mini Beasts

Gym: Stretching/Curling and Arching (Apparatus)
Games: Dodgeball

Dance: Pirates

Gym: Pathways, Straight/zigzag/curving
Games: Athletics

Dance: Class Production

Gym: Pathways, Straight/zigzag/curving (Apparatus)

 

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