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 Overview
Silly Billy and Operation Night Monster/Percy the Park Keeper (FICTION)
Pattern, Rhythm, Rhyme (POETRY)
All About Orangutans (NON-FICTION)
A Twist in The Tale (FICTION)
How to Trap a Dragon.(FICTION/INSTRUCTIONS)
Does Chocolate Grow on Trees?
Closer Look (POETRY)
Twist in the Tale (FICTION)
Word Detectives - Spelling Investigations
Muddles and Mishaps (FICTION)
Silly Stuff (POETRY)
What’s the most unusual Place? (NON-FICTION)
Full Stops, Question and Exclamation Marks
Introducing Nouns and Verbs, Coordinating Sentences, Introducing Capital Letters, Past and Present Tense
Suffixes , Noun Phrases, Adjectives, Compound, Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives:, Irregular past tenses
Apostrophes, Suffixes, Commas in a list, Using suffixes
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)
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.
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.
Write story using a familiar setting.
Write a poem following a pattern.
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.
To write a story following work on extended stories.
To look at poems based on models and write own poem.
Recognise, find, name and write 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:
to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales,
thermometers and measuring vessels.
Being me in my world
Dreams and Goals
We are game testers:
Explore how computer games work.
We are Photographers
We are Zoologists
The Wonders of the World,
Who were the Greatest Explorers?
What will we see on our journey around the world?
How has food changed over time?
Where do different animals live?
How did the First flight change the world?
Charanga: Hands, feet, heart
I wanna play in a band
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 wrap.
D.T.: We are drink
ART: Henri Rousseau
1.1 Who is a Christian and what do they believe?
1.3 Who is Jewish and what do they believe?
1.2 Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?
1.8 How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter?
Christians, Jewish people
Fundamental movement skills
Ball Skills/Target Game
Health and Fitness
Revision of colours, numbers, days of the week and months of the year.
Animals and body parts
Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases
Recognise, respond to and use greetings in Spanish
Hello Year 2
If for any reason you can not be at school, but you are still well enough to continue with your learning, please click the bag below to collect your school work by logging in to google classroom.
Miss Collins & Mrs Marsden
Miss Fleet & Miss Qasim
To ensure we are all safe at school our new daily structure and routine for children in the Y1/2 quarter looks like this:
8.45 - Enter through Y1/2 gate, greeted by SMT/Mentor and guided to their door by their class teachers or TAs, hand gel is applied and children keep to left on their way to class.
All staff encouraged to wear PPE
1 LSO “runner” who photocopies, passes information to other quarters, office and SMT
1 LSO to support class bubble
Children hand gelled on their way out and when they come back inside
Same routine at lunchtime
Children get half an hour outside to play & socialise and half an hour inside to eat their lunch
Y1 leave at 3
3.15 - Y2 leave
LSO hand gelling on the way out
Children stay with their class teacher and TA until SMT at the gate let them leave
Computers/iPads wiped down
A Message to Parents
If you would like to contact your child's teacher during this time please use these email addresses:
Miss Collins - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Marsden - email@example.com
We very much look forward to hearing from you and we will do our best to reply promptly
Miss Collins, Mrs Marsden & Miss Fleet hope that you and your families are all happy and well
and if not we are wishing you a very speedy recovery!
If you can't be in school at the moment to learn together and if you're feeling well enough, your teachers will be giving you different learning activities here on our class page, on Google Classroom and on 'Our Virtual Learning Space' to complete instead alongside the learning packs that you have already taken home.
Our Year 2 teachers are Mrs Marsden 2M and Miss Collins 2C, Miss Fleet is our teaching assistant.
On this page we hope to showcase many of the wonderful things that our Year 2 children are up to.
Here are some of the amazing things that we have been doing in Year 2 so far...
Mr Elliott, came into class today. He is a Deputy Manager in Aldi Supermarket and he told us all about his job and how important the skills of reading and writing were to his role.
THANKS MR ELLIOT!