Year 2

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Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Core text

The Velveteen Rabbit

Frog is a Hero

Alfred Noyes, ‘Daddy Fell into the Pond (Poem)

King Arthur stories

- The sword and the stone

 

Robert Louis Stevenson, ‘Bed in Summer’, ‘Good and Bad Children’ (Poem)

Jack and the Beanstalk

Theseus and the Minotaur

The True Story of The Three Little Pigs

‘The Jumblies’, ‘The Pobble Who Has No Toes’ (Poem)

Science

Chemistry

Substances and mixtures

Human biology

Living things around us

Physics

Waves - making and hearing sound

Physics

Forces and motion

Physics

Everyday uses of energy

Computer science

Programming logo

History

The Stone Age

Stone Age hunter-gatherers

Stone Age tools and weapons

Burials and what these reveal about stone age life

Stonehenge

The Bronze Age

Bronze Age warfare, including the Battle of Armageddon

The Phoenicians, including their alphabet

Mycenaean Crete and the Palace of Knossos

The Trojans and the city of Troy

The Iron Age

Iron Age tools and society

The Celts in Britain

Celtic art and religion

Celtic stories

Mesopotamia

The farming revolution

The legend of Gilgamesh

Cuneiform writing

Mesopotamian cities and society

The Great Fire of London

Timelining in context of Year 1 history already taught

Samuel Pepys

How London changed

History of the fire

Family / Local History

The Victorian seaside in Great Yarmouth

Victorian houses in Norwich

Visit to the Time and Tide Museum

Geography No change detailed as yet

Settlements

Villages, towns and cities

More depth about Norfolk places

World Geography

Oceans

Seas

Lakes

Farming

Where our food comes from

Kenya

Map work

Population

Climate

World Geography

Weather

conditions

Seasons

Local geography Coasts Physical and man-made features (following on from year 1)

 

Think positive

Health and Wellbeing

Respecting rights Living in the Wider World

VIPs

relationships

One World

Living in the Wider World

Growing up

relationships

Safety First

Health and Wellbeing

Music

Call & response clapping patterns

Tapping 4/4 & 2/4 pulse

Singing a variety of nursery rhymes and action songs

Call & response clapping patterns

Tapping 4/4 & 2/4 pulse using untuned percussion

Singing a variety of nursery rhymes, counting and action songs

Ch to perform using vocab - slowly, quickly, loudly, quietly

Introduce minims and semibreves

Ch to read non-standard notation from graphic scores

Art/DT

Formal Elements: Line

Subject Matter: Human Form/portraits/hands

 

Artist Focus: Vincent Van Gogh Art History:

 

Materials:

 

 

Assessment: Primary Observational Drawing

Painting

 

Subject Matter:

Nature/Plants

 

Artist Focus:

Georgia O'Keeffe

 

Art History:

American Modernism

 

Materials: poster paint, acrylic paint, coloured papers

Drawing

 

Subject Matter: Still Life/ Fruit Bowl Artist Focus:

 

Paul Cezanne

Art History:

 

Post Impressionism Materials: Pens,pencils,charcoal

,chalk

 

Assessment: Primary Observational Drawing

Printing

 

Subject Matter:

Iron Age Artist Focus: N/A

Art History:

Iron Age Materials: Bronze / metallic printing of artefacts,coins,

jewellry, stonehenge Range of coloured paints Metallic paints Colouring pencils Paint brushes Cartridge paper Sketching pencils

Mixed Media

 

Subject Matter: Animals/Plants Artist Focus: Henri Rousseau Art History: avant-garde Materials:

Observational painting, pare, card, printing,3D relief

 

Assessment: Primary Observational Drawing

Sculpture

 

Subject Matter: Classical Art Theseus and the Minotaur Artist Focus:

Relief Sculpture Recreating ancient Greek wall designs/ key patterns / telling stories / myths.

Art History: Ancient Greek Materials: range of

coloured paints Paint brushes Cartridge paper Sketching pencils Charcoal Modeling clay,Mod roc, Photo pack, Clay,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clay tools, Clay mats

PE (PPA)

Rugby

Hockey

Circuit training

Basketball

Rounders

Athletics

PE

(Teacher)

Gymnastics

Describe and explain how performers can transition and link gymnastic elements

Perform with control and consistency basic actions at different speeds and on different levels

Create and perform a simple sequence that is judged using simple gymnastic scoring

Dance

Describe and explain how performers can transition and link shapes and balances

Perform basic actions with control and consistency at different speeds and on different levels

Work as part of a group to create and perform short movement sequences to music

Attack, Defend, Shoot

Can send a ball using feet and can receive a ball using feet.

Refine ways to control bodies and a range of equipment.

Recall and link combinations of skills, e.g. dribbling and passing.

Hit, Catch, Run

To developing hitting skills with a variety of bats

Practice

feeding/bowling skills

Hit and run to score points in games

Send & Return

Be able to track the path of a ball over a net and move towards it

Begin to hit and return a ball using a variety of hand and racquet with some consistency

Play modified net/wall games throwing, catching and sending over a net

Run, Jump, Throw

Develop power, agility, coordination and balance over a variety of activities

Can throw and handle a variety of objects including quoits, beanbags, balls, hoops

Can negotiate obstacles showing increased control of body and limbs