Year 2 Yearly Overview
|Term||English||Maths||Science||Topic||Computing||Art / DT||PE||PSHE||SMSC||Music||Wow opportunities|
|Autumn 1||Fiction: Stories with familiar settings (The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch – seaside setting)|
Non-fiction: Recount of the trip to the Seaside
Poetry: Patterned poetry (Seaside)
|Number: Place value |
Number: Addition & subtraction
|Online Safety & Effective Searching||D&T: Designing and making a sandwich||Improving co-ordination with objects, including bouncing, throwing and catching.|
Practicing jumps from equipment, rolls and balancing with a partner.
|New Beginnings||What can we learn from sacred books?||The long and short of it (duration)|
ta, titi, to-ee
layers of ostinati (patterns that repeat)
Sing songs with a growing range of notes and more expression.
|Trip to Weston-super-Mare|
|Autumn 2||Fiction: Traditional tales (Jack & Beanstalk and Hansel & Gretel)|
Poetry: Diamante Poems (Winter)
|Number: Addition & subtraction|
Poperties of common 2D and 3D shapes
|Materials: Good Choices||History: Famous People|
(Samuel Pepys, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, George Stephenson, Charles Dickens)
|Presenting Ideas||Art: Seascapes||Locomotion skills – Travelling at speed over objects.|
|Getting on||Who is Jewish and what do they believe?||Feel the pulse (what is the difference between a pulse and a rhythm)|
Memorising song lyrics and melodies.
|Victorian workhouse afternoon (Charles Dickens – Oliver Twist)|
|Spring 1||Non-fiction: Explanation texts (life cycles)|
Fiction: Stories by the same author (Francesca Simon – Famous People)
Number: Multiplication & division
|Growing Up||History: Famous people|
(Florence Nightingale, Queen Elizabeth II, The Prime Minister)
|Spreadsheets/ Making Music||DT|
Designing and making a carry box for Nightingale
|Object mastery – Co-ordination challenges with objects involving bouncing and striking an object.|
Stability – Working to create a small group routine to a familiar song.
|Citizenship||Chinese New Year (assembly)||Taking off! |
Doh, Re, Mi, Fa, Soh, La, ti
Stave/Staff pitch reading.
|Trip to Ironbridge Blists Hill Victorian Village|
|Spring 2||Non-fiction: Instructions (growing a healthy plant)||Number: Multiplication & division|
Measurement: Length & Height
Measurement: Mass, Capacity & Temperature
|The Apprentice Gardener||Geography:|
Islands in stories
|Creating Pictures||Art: Mother Nature||Agility – Playing invasion games with tags.|
|Choices||Who is a Muslim and what do they believe?||What’s the score? (instruments and symbols)|
The larger the instrument the lower the pitch, the smaller the instrument the higher the pitch.
|Designing and creating own islands|
|Summer 1||Fiction: Extended Stories (Fantastic Mr Fox)||Number|
|STEAM: Designing an effective shelter for Fantastic Mr Fox||History:|
History of Coventry
|Questioning||D&T: Wheeled vehicles||Speed skills|
Different races e.g. hurdles, relay, sprint, log distance.
|Communities||How and why do we celebrate special times? (Judaism & Islam)||Peter and the Wolf |
(timbre, tempo & dynamics)
|Visit Coventry City Centre – cathedral ruins, Lady Godiva statue|
|Summer 2||Non-fiction: Non-chronological reports (animals from around the world)|
Poetry: Riddles (animals)
Geometry: Position & direction
|What is in your habitat?||Geography:|
Around the world
|Coding||Art: Patterns around the World||Object mastery.|
Practicing sending and receiving a ball to a partner in a specific direction.
|Changes||How should we care for others and the world and why does it matter?||Sounds interesting (exploring sounds: natural and synthetic)||Trip to Twycross|