Here you will find the subjects and topics the children will be learning throughout the year.

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW YEAR 2

Subject Term 1   Term 2   Term 3  

RE

Who made the world? 1.2 Creation

Why does Christmas matter? 1.3 Incarnation digging deeper

What does it mean to belong?

1.8

Why does Easter matter? 1.5 Salvation digging deeper

Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? 1.7

Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? 1.7

School Values Cycle 1

Service

Peace

Perseverance

Responsibility

Trust

Truthfulness

School Values Cycle 2

Friendship

Reverence & Respect

Humility

Creation & Creativity

Community

Compassion

English

Text: Naughty bus

*Narrative

*Instructions

Text: Dolphin Boy

*Letter Writing

*Setting & character description

Text: For you are a Kenyan Child

*Diary entry

*Write a recipe

*Biography

*Poetry

*Riddles

Text: A seed is sleepy

*Poetry

*Non-chronological report

Text: Toby and the Great Fire of London

*Newspaper report

*Diary entry

Mathematics

Place value and numbers

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division 

Fractions

Geometry

Place value and numbers

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division 

Fractions

Geometry

Place value and numbers

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and division

Fractions 

Geometry

SATS review units

Science

Uses of everyday materials

Habitats

Plants and bulbs

Animals including humans

Revisit topics

Computing

What is a computer? (Kapow)

Scratch junior

(Kapow)

Algorithms and debugging (Kapow)

Word processing

 (Kapow)

Stop Motion (Kapow)

PSHE

Physical health and wellbeing

What keeps me healthy?

Mental health and emotional wellbeing

Friendship

Sex and relationship education

Boys and Girls and families

Sex and relationship education

Boys and Girls and families

Keeping safe and managing risk

Indoors and outdoors

Drug alcohol and tobacco education

Medicines and me

History/Geography

History Changes in living memory Toys

Geography Locational knowledge Seven continents and five oceans The city of Leeds

Geography Place knowledge Comparing Leeds and an African city

History Significant Individuals and natural history (Mary Anning and David Attenborough)

Geography Human and physical Geography Vegetation belts Concept biomes

History Significant historical events in the locality

Art

Formal elements (Kapow)

Art and design skills (Kapow)

Sculpture/Mixed media (Kapow)

Human Form (Kapow)

Revisit human form (Kapow)

DT

Mechanisms - making a moving monster (Kapow)

Textiles - pouches (Kapow)

Structures - baby bear's chair (Kapow)

Mechanisms - making a fairground wheel (Kapow)

Food - a balanced diet (Kapow)

Music

I wanna play in a band (Rock)

Ho Ho Ho (Christmas, Big band, Motown, Elvis)

Hand, feet, heart

(South African styles)

Zootime (Reggae)

Friendship Song (Pop, soul, Film, Musicals)

Reflect, rewind, and replay (Western classical)

PE

Hockey

Basketball

Gymnastics and Dance

O.A.A

Striking and Fielding

Athletics

MFL