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Year 2 - Autumn Plan 2021/22

This term we shall be studying the following:-

English - All children will continue on their Read, Write Inc journey and will focus on grammar and spelling from their workbooks.

Writing - we shall look at a range of texts including Beegu, Traction Man and Toby and The Great Fire of London. Beegu and Traction Man will be used in conjunction with our Science topic on Materials and Their Uses.

Maths - We will begin by looking a number and place value up to 100. We shall then look at addition and subtraction before looking at money. In Maths we shall follow White rose Maths and encourage children to use concrete resources to understand different calculation methods before using pictorial methods before finally using abstract understanding.

Science - this term we shall look at Materials and Their uses. We shall also look at Charles Macintosh, a famous scientist in this field. We shall also begin to prepare for planting for our Spring Plants topic.

Geography - We shall begin by looking at our place in the World before focusing on the United Kingdom with a special focus on London.

History - We shall look at Remembrance Sunday and why we remember. We shall then look at the Great Fire of London.

RE - We shall be looking at tow main Topics this term - God's Chosen People including God choosing Abraham, God choosing Moses and the story of Daniel in the Lion's Den. We shall then move onto The Mystery of God looking at the Mysteries and the Holy Trinity before moving onto Advent and exploring The Mystery of Incarnation and the Wise Men.

RHSE - following the introduction of the new RHSE scheme this Term our focus will be Created and Loved by God. This will be split into 4 modules in Religious Understanding we shall look at the Gospel of Matthew when Jesus welcomes the children to him to help the children understand that they are created by and loved by God. In module 2 we shall look at Me, My Body, My Health, and celebrate similarities and differences between people including our God given bodies and what they allow us to do| In Module 3 we shall consider our emotional well-being. The children will meet Super Susie who will help the children to understand their own and others feelings. In Unit 4 we shall look at Life Cycles and return to our Gospel story from Unit 1, to show that God created us to follow the cycle of life and He loves us at every stage.

Art and DT - this term we shall focus of Formal Elements of Art including pattern, texture and tone.

ICT - this term we shall learn how to use Seesaw, Mathletics, Sora and Spelling Frame to support our learning. We shall look at online safety and why it is important to use a computer or other device connected to the internet safely.

PE - we shall begin by refreshing our ball skills before working with the Carlisle United coach on out Team games. Details about swimming will be given when available.

We shall read the story of the Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark by Jill Thomlinson and The Hodgeheg by D King Smith as well as the books listed above.

 

 

 

 

 

 PE will be on a Thursday and Friday. Please can children bring a water bottle daily.

The Year Two Weather Stars are famous!!!! Science

The Year Two Weather Star's photograph was selected as an Editor's Choice on the BBC Weather Watchers website and was featured live on the BBC's Look North Weather Report.

 

 Year 2 Yearly Plan

 

Autumn

Spring

 Summer

 RE

Celebrations and books

Signs & Symbols

Preparations

Mysteries

Books

Thanksgiving

The Good News

Opportunities

Easter

The Mass

Spread the Word

Rules

Treasures

Islam

The Church

 Science

Seasonal Changes

Everyday Materials 

Uses of Everyday Materials

Animals including humans

Seasonal Changes

Living things and their Habitats

Seasonal Changes

Living things and their Habitats

Seasonal Changes

 Geography

Capital Cities

Countries of UK

London

X

The United Kingdom

Hot and Cold Places    

 

Africa - Topic

Comparing Silloth to another seaside location

 History

X

Remembrance Day

The Great Fire of London 

 

Travellers – comparing Neil Armstrong with Christopher Columbus

 X

Seaside in the Past

Silloth in the Past – local study

 ICT

E-Safety Unit

 

Uses of Technology

E-Safety Unit

Internet Safety Day

 

 Coding

 

E-Safety Unit

 

Research

 

 Art

Christopher Wren

Architecture

Drawing Buildings

X

X

 

Van Gogh - Starry Night 

 

X

 

 Ted Harrison - Artist

Landscapes

 D & T

 Joseph’s Coat

 X

X

 X

 African Instruments

African Food Technology

3D Habitat

 P.E.

Swimming

Games

Swimming

Multi-skills

Swimming

Dance

Swimming

Gymnastics

Swimming

Cricket

Swimming

Athletics

 P.S.H.E

 

SCARF

Safety

 SCARF

Caring

SCARF

Friendship

SCARF

Resilience

SCARF

Achievement

SCARF

Achievement

Year Two Autumn Planning

 

Year Two English Overview - Spring Term

 

 

Spring 1                                                                                                Spring 2

Contemporary and Classic Poetry

 

 

 

 Polar Bear, Polar Bear What do You Hear - Eric Carle

Stories, Fairy Stories, Traditional Tales

 

Man on the Moon, A Day of the Life of Bob - Simon Bartram

Katie in London - James Mayhew

 

You Chose - Pippa Goodard and Nick Sharratt

Non-Fiction

 

 Holiday brochures

 

 

Writing Opportunities                                               

 

London Postcard - Geography

Holiday brochure - London

Recount of a celebration - RE

 Recount of Gospel stories

Instructions for launching a rocket

Where I would like to Live

Spoken Language

 

Video clip - London

 

 

 

Presenting a weather forecast