Year 2

Year 2 Mission Statement, 2017-18

For more information about Year 2’s curriculum please speak to Mrs Woodcock.

Children in Year 2 follow the Read, Write, Inc. phonics and writing schemes. You can read more about these here.

Year 2 Mathematics Plan

Each unit is a two-week block of work. Three weeks are left free for assessments.
Unit 1: Counting and numbers (1)Unit 2: Addition and subtraction (1)Unit 3: Shapes and patterns (1)Unit 4: Measures (1)Unit 5: Fractions, position and movement (1)Unit 6: Counting and numbers (2)
Unit 7: Addition and subtraction (2)Unit 8: Number patterns and multiplication (1)Unit 9: Shapes and patterns (2)Unit 10: Measures (2)Unit 11: Fractions, position and movement (2)Unit 12: Number patterns and multiplication (2)
Unit 13: Counting and numbers (3)Unit 14: Addition and subtraction (3)Unit 15: Shapes and patterns (3)Unit 16: Measures (3)Unit 17: Number patterns and multiplication (3)Unit 18: Fractions, position and movement (3)

Year 2 Curriculum Grid: 2016-17

Term/SubjectAutumn 1
(8 weeks)
Autumn 2
(7 weeks)
Spring 1
(6 weeks)
Spring 2
(5 weeks)
Summer 1
(7 weeks)
Summer 2
(7 weeks)
ScienceWhy would a dinosaur not make a good pet?How can 5 a day keep me healthy?What is our school made of?How can we grow our own plants?Could you be the next Lightning McQueen?Consolidation and assessment
HistoryHow have pioneers and activists helped to make the world a better place?Why did the Titanic sink?Toys, houses and homes: what was Gomersal like a hundred years ago?
GeographyWhat would Where's Wally find interesting about our area?Where would you prefer to live: Kenya or England?Why do we love to be beside the seaside?
Creative ArtsPhotography – buildings and landscapes (Art)Plan and prepare a healthy meal (DT)Pneumatics (DT)African art (Martin Bulinga) (Art)The Gomersal tapestry (DT)Watercolour seascapes (Art)
Music (Charanga)Hands, Feet, HeartLittle Angel gets her WingsGlockenspiel Stage 1I Wanna Play in a BandZoo TimeReflect, Rewind and Replay
REHow do people pray?ChristmasHow do Christians and Muslims celebrate new life?EasterHow do we make good choices?How can we look after our planet?
ComputingPresentation skills in PowerPointShapes and patterns: programme a robot to move along a pathSharing news: desktop publishing. Creating a newspaper pageCreating programmesCollecting and presenting dataIntroduction to Digital Art
PEGymnastics: pathways and linking movementDance: pattern and phrasingGames: throwing and catching - dodgeballGames: dribbling, kicking, hitting - mini-hockeyMultiskills: striking, skipping, underarm throw, overarm throw, roundersAthletics: paced running, hurdling