Welcome to Year 2

 

In Year 2, you will find Miss Giles, Mrs Browne, Mrs James-Gascoigne and Ms Aleksic.

To support the learning of Phonics we use Letters and Sounds, the LCP scheme, Jolly Phonics and Bug Club Phonics.

To support the learning of reading we use Letters and Sounds and Bug Club.

 Also

  • - We also ask that you bring in your child's PE kit on a Monday to be left in school until Friday.
  • - All children are expected to read at home daily and make a record in their reading challenges. Please send the reading challenge into school every day.

Below are our Year 2 topics and a taster of what we will be learning each term. 

 If you would like more details regarding your child's learning please speak to your child's class teacher.

  

 

Long Term Plan          Year 2

 

Assessment:

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Topic

Homes and Houses

Winter Wonderland

Roald Dahl

Our Natural World

Achievers and Inventors 

Journeys and Awesome Africa

Literacy

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Reading

Hansel and Gretel

 

 

The Snowman

 

Mog Saves Christmas

The twits: character description.

Instructions for a new trick.

Poetry.

 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

 

Farm trip-recount

 

Fact File – animals

 

 

 

Instructions for a new invention

 

Non-Fiction writing – fact files on famous inventor.

 

Women who changed the world.

 

 

 

Diary writing – Naomi James (sailor)

 

Story of the Massia People.

Maths

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. No measures.

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. Doubling and halving. 

 

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. SHAPE 2D. doubling.

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Fractions. Position and direction, shape, revision for SATS. 

Number and Place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division,

 

Time

Measures, money, shape 2D, 3D, statistics.

Science

Habitats – animals

Materials – Ice experiments

 

Winter animals 

 

Humans

Animals and plants

Materials

Materials – boats and planes

Computing

Algorithms –beebot – using maps -  Create and debug programmes

e– safety

e– safety

 

Powerpoint about animals or plants -  Manipulate and create digital content

Word Processing skills 

Logical reasoning.

RE

Special occasions. Mosque

Special occasions. Church

Special occasions. Special place

Easter and special people

Special people and culture

Special people and culture

Art

Bridget Riley – Mrs Browne’s Class

 

 

Christmas Card Making

Design a new chocolate bar wrapper.

Nature art sculptures

European artists

African Art

DT

Making a diorama animal habitat.

Design, make and evaluate.

Christmas Crafts

Making 3D sculptures of the Twits. 

 

 

Cooking – recipe from another country.

Design and make own transport. 

Geography

Locational knowledge.

Maps of local area.

Physical geography.    

Winter weather patterns.

 

 Geographical Features (Human and Physical features).

 

Locational Knowledge and field work– journey to school.  

History

Changes within living memory. History of where we live – Banbury canal.

 

History of Cadburys

 

Famous Achievers and inventors.

Amelia Earhart (piolet)

Naomi James

(Sailor)

Music

Listening and appraising music

Using voices expressively

Instruments –xmas

Experiment with combining sounds

Singing songs, chants and rhymes.

Un-tuned instruments 

Tuned Instruments

PE

Games

Outdoor: ball skills,

Gymnastics

Dance –xmas

Indoor Gymnastics

Outdoor=football 

Gymnastics/dance

Games

Athletics

Outdoor: rounders

PSHE/ RSE

PANTS

Identifying safe people you can talk to (SCIB)

Anti-bullying

Coping with feeling alone (SCIB)  

PANTS

Confidence, resilience and perseverance.

P4C- friendship –relationships

PANTS understand suitable appropriate touch (SCIB)

Life cycle of humans-child to adult.

Keeping healthy.

Moving on

Keeping healthy-healthy eating

(Also reacting to any relationship worries throughout the year.)

PSHE/SMSC

New Beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Say no to bullying

Going for goals

Good to be me

Relationships and Changes

Trips

Trip to Banbury

Wood Green Library

Possible insect workshop or trip?

Black country museums

 Cadbury’s World

Farm

 

Residential Hill end.

African day with a workshop in.