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Overview of the Curriculum Year 2


Welcome to Year 2
General Information
P.E. - Wednesday - indoor (white t-shirt, navy shorts) and Friday is outdoor (white t-shirt, trainers and dark track suit)
Computers - Tuesday
Spellings will be given on Mondays to be tested on the following Monday
Library  - Tuesday
Reading books need to be brought to school daily
Homework will be set on Mondays to be handed on the following Friday
  • Develop phonics until decoding is secure and reading fluent
  • Read by blending sounds
  • Read: words of 2+ syllables containing taught GPCs; words with common suffixes; common 'exception' words
  • Read frequently encountered words quickly and accurately
  • Read and reread books at appropriate level
  • Discuss fiction, non-fiction and poetry beyond own reading level
  • Discuss order of events
  • Become familiar with and retell stories
  • Read non-fiction books structured in different ways
  • Recognise simple recurring literary language
  • Discuss word meanings and favourite words/phrases
  • Learn on prior knowledge to make sense of texts
  • Check for sense and correct reading errors
  • Make inferences and predictions
  • Ask and answer questions
  • Discuss books, poems and other texts
  • Explain their understanding of texts
  • Spell by segmenting into phonemes
  • Learn new ways of spelling phonemes and some common homophones
  • Spell common 'exception' words and more contractions
  • Use the singular possessive apostrophe
  • Distinguish between homophones and near-homophones
  • Add suffixes to spell longer words
  • Learn and apply relevant spelling rules
  • Write simple dictated sentences
  • Use letters and spaces of appropriate size
  • Start using pre-joining strokes
  • Write in different genres and for different purposes
  • Plan ideas sentence by sentence
  • Make simple additions and changes after proof reading
  • Learn and use the relevant grammar and terminology
  • In own writing use: sentences with different forms; expanded noun phrases; present and past tenses correctly; subordination and co-ordination; some features of written Standard English
Spoken language
  • Listen and respond appropriately
  • Ask relevant questions
  • Build vocabulary
  • Articulate and justify own ideas
  • Describe, explain and narrate for different purposes; express feelings
  • Participate actively in conversations
  • Speculate, hypothesise and explore ideas
  • Speak clearly and fluently in Standard English
  • Take part in discussions, presentations, performances, role-play, improvisations and debates
  • Keep listeners interested
  • Explore different viewpoints
  • Communicate effectively using appropriate register
  • Count in 2s, 3s, 5s and 10s
  • Use place value
  • Identify, represent and estimate numbers
  • Compare and order numbers 0 to 100; use < > =
  • Read and write numbers to at least 100 in numerals and words
  • Know number facts to 20 and derive related facts to 100
  • Add and subtract using concrete, pictorial and mental methods
  • Recognise addition is commutative
  • Recognise and apply inverse relationship between addition and subtraction
  • Know 2, 5 and 10 times; write facts using x, ÷ and =
  • Recognise multiplication is commutative
  • Recognise, find, name and write 1/3, ¼, 2/4 and ¾
  • Recognise equivalence of 2/4 and ½
  • Solve problems related to place value
  • Choose and use appropriate standard units
  • Compare and order length, mass, volume/capacity; record using <, > and =
  • Use £ and p signs; combine coins to a given value and find different combinations
  • Solve problems involving adding/subtracting money
  • Compare and order time intervals
  • Tell time to nearest five minutes
  • Know the number of minutes in an hour/hours in a day
  • Identify and describe 2D and 3D shapes
  • Identify 2D shapes on surfaces of 3D shapes
  • Compare and sort common 2D and 3D shapes and everyday objects
  • Arrange shapes in patterns/sequences
  • Use vocabulary of position, direction and movement
  • Interpret and draw simple pictograms, tally charts, block diagrams and tables
  • Ask and answer comparison and totalling questions