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Welcome to Year 2's Class page.

 

The Year 2 teacher's are Mrs Marsden 2M and Miss Collins 2C.

 

On this page we hope to showcase many of the wonderful things that our Year 2 children are up to.

 

Year 2 Curriculum Intent

 

We want our Year 2 children to be open minded, independent, respectful, resilient, active, creative and forward thinking.

 

Year 2 Curriculum Implementation

Autumn

Spring

Summer

English 

 

What Would You Do?

(FICTION)

Pattern, Rhythm, Rhyme (POETRY)

All About Explorers (NON-FICT)

A Twist in The Tale (FICTION)

 

English 

How do Rocket shoes work?

(Non-Fiction)

Closer Look (Poetry)

Significant Author

To look at a variety of books by Martin Waddell.

Word Detectives

English

 

 

Muddles and Mishaps

Silly Stuff

What’s the most unusual Place?

 

 

 

 

 

S.P.A.G.:

Full Stops, Question and Exclamation Marks

Introducing Nouns and Verbs, Coordinating Sentences, Introducing Capital Letters, Past and Present Tense

 

S.P.A.G.:

Suffixes , Noun Phrases, Adjectives, Compound, Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives:, Irregular past tenses

 

S.P.A.G.:

Apostrophes, Suffixes, Commas in a list, Using suffixes

 

 

 

 

 

READING:

To make prediction, ask and answer simple questions, discuss favourite lines from poem, recognise simple rhyme & rhythm, identify patterns in a poem.

ask questions as motivation for reading non-fiction.

Select and explain ideas from non-fiction to explain thinking, read non-fict. find answers to question, make predictions, discuss key fairy-story features, explore characters within a story, discuss characteristics of fairy-tale characters (good and bad)

 

 

READING:

The children will  ask and answer questions to find out more information, use a Glossary to find the explanations of words, read a variety of poems to explore imagery and the use of descriptive language and to, explore the poet’s feeling, read a variety of books from a significant author, answer questions on a text using literal retrieval and inference, read words with suffixes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

READING:

Comprehension 

To ask and answer simple questions.

To make predictions

To read a variety of poems, identifying features

To ask and answer simple questions.

To read non-fiction texts, 

To find information from a non-fiction text.

Reading Play scripts

To read information for History topic on the first flight.

 

 

 

 

 

WRITING:

Write story using a familiar setting.

Write a poem following a pattern.

 

 

 

WRITING:

Collect information for an explanation text

Draft, edit and compose their own poems and read them aloud.

Children plan and write a sustained story independently.

 

WRITING:

To write a story following work on extended stories.

To look at poems based on models and write own poem.

 

 

 

MATHEMATICS:

Number and place value

Additon and Subtraction

Properties of shape

Addition and subtraction

Word Problems

 

 

MATHEMATICS:

Recognise, find, name and write fractions, symbols for pounds (£) and pence (p); combine amounts to make a particular value, solve simple problems in a practical context involving addition and subtraction of money of the same unit, including giving change

Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass

(kg/g); temperature (°C);

capacity (litres/ml) to the

nearest appropriate unit,

using rulers, scales,

thermometers and

measuring vessels.

 

 

MATHEMATICS:

Describe patterns and relationships involving
numbers or shapes, make predictions and test these with examples
Recognise and use whole, half and quarter turns, both clockwise and anticlockwise; know that a right angle represents a quarter turn

Solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication or division in contexts of numbers, measures or pounds and pence.

Identify and record the information or calculation needed to solve a puzzle or problem

Number - Using all 4 operations

 

 

 

PSHE:

Being me in my world

 

 

PSHE:

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

 

 

 

PSHE:

Relationships

Changing Me

 

 

 

SCIENCE

Animals: Learning about animals habitats. Linked to geography finding habitats on the globe.

 

COMPUTING:

We are astronauts: Programming on screen. We are game testers: Explore how computer games work.

 

 

SCIENCE:

Keeping Healthy

 

COMPUTING:

We are Photographers

 

SCIENCE:

Plants:

 

COMPUTING:

We are Researchers:

 

 

SCIENCE

Everyday use of Materials,

 

 

COMPUTING:

We are Detectives: collecting clues

 

We are Zoologists

 

 

 

 

 

GEOGRAPHY:

The Wonders of the World,

 

HISTORY: 

Who were the Greatest Explorers? 

 

GEOGRAPHY:

Where do different animals live?

HISTORY: 

How has food changed over time?

 

 

GEOGRAPHY:

What will we see on our journey around the world?

HISTORY: 

How did the First flight change the world?

 

MUSIC:

Charanga: Hands, feet, heart

 

MUSIC:

I wanna play in a band

Zootime

MUSIC:

Friendship

 

 

ART: Aboriginal Art 

D.T.: Making a Bag: designing, creating and evaluating a bag

 

ART: Super Sculptures

D.T. The children will plan, design and make a healthy drink.

D.T.:We are drink

designers

ART: Henri Rousseau

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:

Leaders and Teachers

Christmas celebrations

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:

Who was Buddha?

Why is the Torah special?

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION:

Christian Rites of Passage

What do Sikhs believe?

P.E.

Personal

 

P.E.

Cognitive

Creative

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P.E.

Physical

Health and Fitness

 

 

 

SPANISH: 

Revision of colours, numbers, days of the week and months of the year.

Animals and body parts

SPANISH:

Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases

 

SPANISH:

Recognise, respond to and use greetings in Spanish

 

Curriculum Impact in Year 2!

 

Here are some of the amazing things that we have been doing in Year 2 so far...

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