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Class 2

 

Our Class 2 Curriculum 2020-21

 

In September 2020, we moved to mixed-age classes across school so our curriculum this year reflects this change. Some topics appear in more than one class this year.

 

Our Topics

Autumn Term:

Spring Term:

Summer Term:

Dazzling in Durham

Toys in the Past

Brazil

 

Art

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Drawing – Andy Goldsworthy and Henri Rousseau

Textiles

Sculpture

 

DT

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Structures and construction

Winding mechanisms

Food

 

Science

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Plants, seasonal changes

Animals (including humans), seasonal changes

Materials, seasonal changes

 

Computing

Autumn Term
Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Digital literacy and coding (code.org)

Digital literacy, coding (codepillar) and Scratch Junior

Digital literacy, coding (code.org) and Word Processing

 

Geography

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

The geography of our local area

 

The geography of a contrasting locality

 

History

Autumn Term


Spring Term

Summer Term

Significant people – local saints, famous people from Durham

Toys through time, significant people – Steiff

 

 

Music

Autumn Term

 

Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Kerry Mathews  No Place Like

Jean Sibelius Finlandia

I wanna play in a band

Zoo time

Friendship Song

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

Invasion Games

Gymnastics (making Shapes)

Dance (Round the Clock)

Invasion Games (Skittles)

Athletics

Net and Wall games

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

Multi-faith Unit: Who is Jewish and how do they live?

Christianity: Incarnation

Christianity: What do Christians believe God is like?

Christianity: Why does Easter matter to Christians?

Multi-faith Unit: Who am I? What does it mean to belong?


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