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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

Living things and their habitats and animals (including humans)

Materials

Plants

Computing

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Digital literacy and Scratch Junior

Digital literacy, Kodable and Word Processing

Digital literacy, PhotoStory and animation

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 and Neil Armstrong

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

Ho Ho Ho

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

NUFC Fundamental Movement

Gymnastics (Families of Actions)

Dance (Cat Dance)

Games (Kick Rounders)

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

NUFC Invasion 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 am I? What does it mean to belong?

Christianity Why does Christmas matter to Christians? (Incarnation)

Christianity What do Christians believe God is like? (God)

Christianity Why does Easter matter to Christians? (Salvation)

Multi-faith Unit What makes some places sacred to believers?

 


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