Year 2

Subject

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Science

 Living Things and Habitats

Understand the difference between living/dead/never alive.

Identify and name local plants/animals and the habitats they are found in.

Materials

Identify and compare uses of materials.

Explore changing the shape of solid objects.

 Animals and Humans

Understand what animals and humans need to survive.

Understand the importance of a balanced diet and being hygienic.

Plants

Observe seeds and bulbs growing.

Understand plants need water, food and air.

 Living Things and Habitats

Identify and name contrasting plants/animals and the habitats they are found in.

Describe feeding relationships using simple food chains.

Plants

Observe seeds and bulbs growing.

Understand plants need water, food and air.

DT

 Build a Boat

Generate, Build and Improve own products for a purpose or function.

Evaluate existing products as well as their own finished work.

 

 Pizza Making

Prepare pizza dough and toppings focusing on selecting healthy options.

Understand where different foods come from.

Understand our senses and how we use them.

 

 Bathing Machine

Generate, Build and Improve own products for a purpose or function.

Explore and Use axles and wheels in their designs.

Evaluate existing products as well as their own finished work.

 

PE

 Master and Apply basic skills.

Perform dance using simple movements.

Understand the importance of exercise.

 Master and Apply basic skills.

Identify, name, draw, label body parts.

 Understand the importance of exercise.

Master and Apply basic skills.

Perform dance using simple movements.

Geography

 Florida– Welcome to Minnie and Mickey’s Magical Kingdom

Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area in a contrasting non-European country.

Use basic geographical vocabulary

Use world maps, atlases and globes

Use simple compass directions, and locational and directional language

Use aerial photographs 

 

 Contrasting Island– Island of Coll

Name and locate the four countries and capital cities of the UK

Understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of a small area in the UK

Use basic geographical vocabulary

Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the UK and it’s countries

Use simple compass directions, and locational and directional language

Devise a simple map and use basic symbols in a key

 

 Improving the local playpark– Percy the Park keeper

Use basic geographical vocabulary

Use simple compass directions and directional language to describe the location of features and routes on a map

Use aerial photos to recognise landmarks and basic human and physical features

Devise a simple map

Use fieldwork and observational skills to study the key human and physical features of the play park

History

 Titanic

Investigate significant events beyond living memory.

 Local History

Investigate changes within Living Memory.

Investigate Local History.

 Significant Monarchs

Investigate the lives of significant people

Computing

 We are Photographers

Recognise uses of ICT beyond school.

Create, organise, store manipulate and retrieve digital content.

 We are Detectives

Create, organise, store manipulate and retrieve digital content.

Communicate online safely and respectfully.

 

 

 We are Astronauts

Understand the use of algorithms.

Use logical reasoning to make predictions.

 We are Games Testers

Understand the use of algorithms.

Write and test simple programs

 

 We are Researchers

Create, organise, store manipulate and retrieve digital content.

Recognise uses of ICT beyond school.

 We are Zoologists.

Create, organise, store manipulate and retrieve digital content.

Communicate online safely and respectfully.

 

Art

 Matisse

Use drawing, painting and sculpture.

Learn about a range of artists.

Develop techniques of form, colour and shape.

 Clay Army

Use a range of materials.

 

Use drawing, painting and sculpture.

Develop techniques of form, texture and shape.

 Weaving

Use drawing, painting and sculpture.

Develop techniques of form, colour and shape.

Music

 

 

 

RE/PSHE/RRR

 Introduce the idea of God. Establish reason for believing.

Understand the significance of  the different candles  before the birth of Jesus.

Recognise the role of Angels in the Christmas story.

Develop children’s understanding of Road safety.

Understand the difference between things we need and want.

Understand class differences in historical societies.

 Recap over Baptism work last year. Read and understand the characters in the  baptism of Jesus .

Understand significance of stories in the new testament.

Develop children’s understanding of medicines . Understand that misusing the medicines can cause negative responses.

Understand the need to save money and how we do this.

Identify key equipment needed to visit an island location in different climates. Understand their wants and needs.

 Recognise religious buildings and the respect shown towards them.

Identify meanings behind different prayers. Understand the significance of prayer and why people undertake prayer.

Develop understanding of similarities and differences in male and females and their roles in lifecycles.

Understand the scientific  names for male and female body parts.

Understand the meaning of charity  and its role in society.

Understand how the rights of children changed throughout the eras.

 

2011 Year 2. Create and maintained by Sam Newson (ICT Facilitator)
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