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Year 2 Autumn 2018 Curriculum Topics

Theme: The Great Fire Of London/ Britain

English

  • Reading skills
  • Demarcating sentences with capital letters, full stops and question marks
  • Expanded noun phrases to describe and specify
  • Traditional tales - Goldilocks and the three bears
  • Character descriptions and wanted posters
  • Recounts - Fire Engine Visit
  • Non-chronological reports on 'Meet the creature'.
  • Co-ordinating sentences - using and, but and so.
  • Winter Poetry

Maths

  • Numbers and place value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Mental arithmetic
  • Measurement
  • Times tables - 2x, 5x, 10s

Science

  • Everyday materials
  • Animals including humans - Meet the creature

The Great Fire Of London/ Britain

  • Time lines - London 1666
  • Recounts and diaries
  • Samuel Pepys
  • Rhymes and songs
  • Fire safety
  • We are Britain
  • British Values
  • Four nations
  • National traditions

ICT

  • Basic keyboard skills
  • Creating typed documents in word
  • Editing and saving work
  • Researching animals
  • Algorithms

Learning for life

  • New beginnings
  • Friendships
  • RE Symbols and Believing
  • Respect
  • Harvest
  • Christmas
  • P4C skills and enquiries

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Dance - Great fire of London
  • Real PE
  • Sportshall Athletics
  • Fitness - circuit training
  • Colour mixing and silhouettes
  • Watercolours
  • Singing - Rhythm and pulse games
  • Ukuleles