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Year 2 Overview of the Curriculum

 

 
  Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
 
SCIENCE
 Every day materials: Science topic  Plants: plant seeds/bulbs
 Living things and their habitats:
 Trip to Potteric Carr/Wildlife Park
 Animals, including humans: 
 offspring/diet/exercise/hygiene
 
GEOGRAPHY
 Locational knowledge: Continents
 Human and physical geography: Identify
 equator and N & S Poles
 Vocabulary e.g coast, beach, cliff,
 ocean Geographical skills and fieldwork:
 Local study of Doncaster; Lake,
 Keepmoat, Belle Vue
 
 Locational knowledge; Name & locate
 the five oceans. Topic: Pirates
 Place knowledge: Study a contrasting 
 non-European country; the Caribbean
 
HISTORY
 Events beyond living memory: (Topic:
 Dinosaurs)
 Events beyond living memory: 
 The fire of London
 Significant people: Samuel
 Pepys
 Significant people: Blue beard (Topic on
 pirates)
 
ART & DESIGN
 Dinosaurs - drawing/painting/sculpture
 Clay

 
 Great Fire of London
 Techniques: colour/line/texture
 /shape/form
 Pirates. Study a range of artists -
 seascapes
 Constable, Japanese prints,
 Impressionists
 Animals
 
COMPUTING
 'We are games testers' 2.2
 Exploring how computer games work
 Understand what an algorithm is.
 Recognise common uses of IT beyond
 school.
 Use technology safely
 'We are researchers' 2.4
 Researching a topic
 Use technology purposefully.
 Recognise common uses of IT
 beyond school
 Use technology safely
 'We are zoologists' 1.4
 Collecting data about bugs
 Use technology purposefully
 Recognise common uses of IT beyond
 school
 Use technology safely
 
DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY
 
 3D model of Tudor house -  
 building structures
 Design/make/evaluate.
 Design a healthy sandwich
 Ship on seascape using a slider.
 Technical knowledge slider
 Design/make/evaluate
 
MUSIC
 Use voices expressively and listen to
 music with concentration.
 Play tuned and untuned instruments
 musically
 Use voices expressively and
 listen to music with
 concentration.
 Use voices expressively and listen to
 music with concentration.
 Experiment with, create sounds.
 
P.E.
 Outdoor games/Indoor games
 Dance/Gymnastics
 Outdoor games/Indoor games
 Dance/Gymnastics
 Outdoor games/Indoor games
 Dance/Gymnastics
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