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Year 2 Curriculum

 

Year 2

Our Topics

Autumn Term: Explorers

Spring Term: The Great Fire of London

Summer Term: Seaside Rescue

Art

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Printing

Textiles

Drawing and Painting

DT

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Textiles

Food

Winding mechanisms / Electricals and Electronics

Science

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Animals, including Humans

Materials, Plants

Living things and their habitats

Computing

 

Computer Science / Programming

Digital Literacy (e safety)

IT

All 3 key areas are covered during each term to develop our computing skills

Geography

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Using maps and atlases to locate and name the seven continents of the world and its oceans; using compass directions.

Using maps and aerial photographs to locate landmarks; developing geographical vocabulary to describe physical and human geography

Seaside Towns – comparing local seaside towns in the North East with seaside towns around the world

History

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Significant people – Captain Cook, Neil Armstrong and Amelia Earhart

Significant events – The Great Fire of London

Changes within living memory- Victorian seaside holidays

Significant people – Grace Darling and the RNLI

Music

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Hands Feet heart

Little Angel Gets Her Wings

Glockenspiel 1

I wanna play in a band

Zoo time

Reflect, Rewind, Replay

PSHCE

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Health and Wellbeing – spreading diseases, household chemicals, people who keep us safe

Relationships - secrets and surprises, bullying and behaviour

Living in the Wider World – caring for our environment, people in our community, helping others

In Year 2, we also have the opportunity to become a mini bud.

PE

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Games (Piggy in the Middle)

Gymnastics (Families of Actions)

Dance (Cat Dance)

Games (Kick Rounders)

Athletics (Furthest Five, Take Aim, Pass the Baton)

Games (Mini Tennis 1)

We also have opportunities to work with sports coaches as part of our involvement in the Durham School Sports Partnership.

We take part in events and competitions throughout the year.

RE

Autumn Term

 

Spring Term

 

Summer Term

The Bible and other holy books

Christmas

Jesus friend to everyone

Easter

The Church and other holy buildings

My World Jesus World


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