Welcome to Year 2

 

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

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.

 

If you require more information about the curriculum that your child is following at school, please email the school office: office.2055@orchard-fields.oxon.sch.uk

  

 Long Term Plan - Year 2

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Notes

Possible Trips/ visitors

Science Centre

Visit from Firefighters,

Great Fire of London Workshop

Visit from Mrs Twit

Roald Dahl Museum

Sea life centre

Florence Nightingale visit/ medical professional

Residential Hill end.

 

Assessment:

 

 

 

 

2019 SATS

2022 SATS

Use what they got in SATS

 

TOPIC

Fairy Tales

The Great Fire of London

Roald Dahl

Our Natural World

The History of Medicine   

Awesome Africa

 

Literacy

+

Reading

Hansel and Gretel – story writing

 

Reading:the gingerbread man, Little red, goldilocks – different versions, fairytale poetry

 

 

Writing: News Report

 

Reading: non-fiction – the great fire of London and London books.

The twits: character description.

Instructions for a revolting recipe.

 

 

‘Something Fishy’ – story writing.

 

Fact File – animals

 

Non-Fiction texts

 

 

 

Florence Nightingale – diary entry

 

Non-Fiction texts

 

 

Story of the Maasia People.

 

African animal poetry.

 

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

Materials –

Jack’s get away zip wire

Making houses

 

Materials –

Fire and water

Humans – lifecycles and being healthy

Animals – food chains, lifecycles, habitats

Humans – body parts, being healthy, lifecycles

Plants  

 

PSHE/ RSE

PANTS

Identifying safe people you can talk to (SCIB)

Anti-bullying

Coping with feeling alone (SCIB)  

Substance Abuse – SCIB  

Life cycle of humans-child to adult.

healthy eating

P4C- friendship –relationships

PANTS understand suitable appropriate touch (SCIB)

SCARF – Edward Jenner – being healthy - vaccinations

Feelings – SCARF

 

Also reacting to any relationship worries throughout the year.

Computing

Algorithms –Scratch Jr – using maps -  Create and debug programmes

news reports using a green screen

e-safety – managing online information

e– safety – Health, wellbeing and lifestyle

 

Ebook about animals/ plants

e-safety – privacy + security

 

Input data from a survey to create a pictogram on the computer 

Word processing skills

e-safety – copyright + ownership

 

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

Fire art.

 

Nature art sculptures

Fish sculptures

 

African Art

 

DT

Building house models.

Christmas Crafts

Cooking – revolting recipe

 

 

Design and make own pull/ push toy.  

 

Geography

Locational knowledge and field work.  

Maps of local area.

(linked with Hansel and Gretel getting lost)   

Maps of London

Countries and capital cities in the UK

 

Geographical Features (Human and Physical features).

Oceans and continents.

 

Locational Knowledge and field work– journey to school.   

 

History

 

The Great Fire of London

History of Roald Dahl

 

Florence Nightingale

Edward Jenner

Marie Curie

 

 

 

Music

Listening and appraising music

Using voices expressively

Instruments

Experiment with combining sounds

Singing songs, chants and rhymes.

Un-tuned instruments 

Tuned Instruments

 

PE

Games

Outdoor: ball skills,

Gymnastics

Dance – fire dance

Indoor Gymnastics

Outdoor=football  

Gymnastics

Games

Athletics

African Dance

 

Forest School

Fairytale activities

Survival skills

Fire Circle

Forest School games and activities

Forest School games and activities

Plants – identification and uses (medicinal, health, food etc.)

Making dandelion tea.

Cooking with ingredients from the garden.

Making manyattas (Maasai homes), bows and arrows and spears – maasai warriors