Year 2

For more information about Year 2’s curriculum please speak to Miss Trevelyan.

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

Year 2 Mathematics Plan

Revised: September 2017, based on the White Rose Maths Hub scheme of work.
 Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
AutumnNumber: Place ValueAddition and subtractionMeasurement: MoneyNumber: Multiplication and Division
SpringNumber: Multiplication and DivisionStatisticsGeometry: Properties of ShapeNumber: FractionsMeasurement: Length and HeightConsolidation
SummerGeometry: position and directionProblem Solving and Efficient MethodsMeasurement: TimeMeasurement: Mass, Capacity and TemperatureInvestigations

Year 2 Curriculum Grid

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)
EnglishStories with a Familiar SettingTraditional TalesPlay ScriptsFantasyPoetryLonger Texts- George’s Marvellous Medicine
ExplanationsNon-Chronological ReportsPersuasive WritingInformation TextsDiaries and LettersInstructions
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?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 ArtsDigital photography – buildings and landscapes (Art)Plan and prepare a healthy meal (DT)Pneumatics (DT)African art (Martin Bulinga) (Art)The Gomersal multi-media collage (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?Why is Jesus called ‘the light of the world’?How do Christians and Muslims celebrate new life?When do we celebrate Easter, why and how?How 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