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Year 2 Learning 2019-20

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Topic

The Big Smoke

Ends of the Earth

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Into the Woods

Beside the Seaside

Sensational Safari

Key text

 

The Great Fire of London

 

The Journey Home

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Does Chocolate Grow on Trees?

Where the Wild Things Are

 

Grandad’s Island

The Magic Box

 

 

Mwenye Hadithi books

English

 

Diary

Instructions

 

 

 

Setting description

Non-Chronological Report

 

Character description

Explanation text

 

 

Setting description

Poetry

 

Setting description

Poetry

 

 

Oral storytelling

Nonsense poetry

 

 

Maths

 

Number

 Place Value

+ and –

Geometry

Properties of  2D Shape

 

Number

Number bonds/ place value

Geometry

Position And Direction

Measurements

Length

 

Number

+ and – 2 digit numbers

Measurement

Money

Time introduction

Geometry

Properties of 3D Shape

 

Fractions

½, 1/4 , 1/3

Number

X and ÷

Measurement

Time

 

 

Number

 Place Value

+,  –, X and ÷

 

Measurement

 

 

 

Number

 Place Value

+ and – using money

 

X and ÷

 

Measurement

Length

Time

 

 

On –going times tables and consolidation 

Science

 

Materials

 

Habitats

Changing Shape

Growing Plants

Feeding and exercise

 

Life cycles

 

Art

 

Printing

 

Sketching

 

 

 

 

Patterns in the environment

 

 

 

Painting

Computing

 

e-safety

 

Espresso coding

 

Email

 

Espresso coding

 

 

Data handling- creating a graph

 

Espresso coding

 

Internet research

DT

3D building/ Cooking- tasting, designing and making bread rolls

 

Designing packaging for chocolate

 

 

 

 

Cooking and nutrition

*Healthy Living Week*

 

Geography

Parts of the U.K. and comparing our locality

 

 

Countries and continents

 

Locating the equator

 

Where does Cacoa grow?

 

 

 

Continents, countries and oceans

 

History

Chronological understanding & Knowledge and interpretation (both terms)

 

Great Fire of London                      Titanic

 

Plague               

Historical enquiry

 

History of chocolate

 

Chronological

understanding & Knowledge and Interpretation

 

How the seaside

has changed

Historical enquiry

 

Significant individuals

Music

Ongoing- Learn the recorder

Performing

Singing and performing

 

 

 

 

Appraising

Describing music linked to Kandinsky

 

 

PE

Games

 

Acquiring and developing skills

 

Yoga

 

Health & Fitness

 

 

Gymnastics

Evaluating and improving

 

Games

Evaluating and improving

 

Games skills (rounders)

Outdoor/

adventurous

 

Dance (African)

PHSE

It’s Our World

Rules/ Community/ Recycling and pollution

Say No!

Medicines/ Health, Bullying

Who Likes Chocolate?

Fair trade/ Location Celebration

 

Money Matters

Uses/ Keeping it safe

People Around Us

Special people/ Feelings/ Family/ Similarities and differences

Growing Up

Boys’ and Girls’ Similarities and Differences/ Individuality

RE

Why is light important in religions

What is Hanukka? What is Christmas?

What does it mean to be a Muslim?

 

 

What is Important to you?

What have I learnt about different religions?

Enrichment

Topic launch day/ hook- campfire & make bread

 

Pizza Express (Instructional Writing)

 

Topic launch day/ hook- dress as polar animal

 

 

 

 

Topic launch day/ hook- dress up as character from book

 

Chocolate Workshop

 

Creative Week

 

Topic launch day/ hook- searching for beast & Minpins in the Wild Garden

 

Visit to a mosque

 

Topic launch day/ hook- Beach trip

Topic launch day/ hook- carousel

 

Health Living Week

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