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Year 2 Long Term Planning

 

Autumn 1 All aboard! 7 weeks

Autumn 2 Fire!
7 weeks

Spring 1 Hoots, Howls and
Rustles
7 weeks

Spring 2 Roald Dahl
6 weeks

Summer 1 Victorians Summer 2 Whateve

r the weather

English Information text – Leaflet about the George Stephenson Railway Museum (Based on a school trip)

Narrative – Traditional Stories How the turtle got his shell. How the Ladybird got her spots

Recounts –
The events of the Great Fire of London

Diary Entry – Samuel Pepys focus

Poetry – onomatopoeia (firework poem)

Poem: Fire by Shirley Hughes
(Topic: coded message – Samuel Pepys)

Non-chronological reports – Nocturnal animals.

Narrative – Traditional Stories – Owl babies. The Owl who was afraid of the dark.

Poetry – shape poems

Different stories by the same author– The Twits and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Character Descriptions – Key characters from a variety of Roald Dahl books

Poetry – onomatopoeia

Biography – Florence Nightingale

Letter – Florence Nightingale writing to the British government about her experience during the Crimean War.

Instructions – How to make a Victorian toy.

 

Narrative – Traditional Stories

Explanations – Life cycle of a plant

Poetry to feature throughout the year

Mathematics Statutory programme of study and the following investigations:
Measuring – To make a Ferris wheel MMS
SATS Practice
Statutory programme of study and the following investigations:
MMS

SATS Practice

Statutory programme of study and the following investigations:
MMS

SATS Practice

Science Uses of everyday Animals including Living things and their habitats
Matching animals to their young (what are their young called?)
Food chains
Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead and things that have never been alive. Microhabitats – diorama, photos, observational drawing.
Animals including Plants
Sorting seeds and bulbs Needs of a plant experiment Growth diary (predictions, observations, results)
Time lapse video Label and function
  materials: Humans Humans
  Identify materials that Describe the importance What did the men need to
  would be suitable to of eating the right get better? (food, water,
  make a boat. Floating. amounts of different cleanliness)
  Identify waterproof types of food and What does Florence
  materials – den building hygiene. Nightingale need when she
  Melting and heating – Clean water, food, air – arrived at the hospital in
  reversible? create a healthy Turkey? What could we
    lunchbox/picnic send her?
History Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality – George Stephenson
The first Aeroplane flight Christopher Columbus
Significant historical events, people and places: The Great Fire of London and the Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead   Famous explorers
E.g. Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong.
Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality – Victorians Significant historical events, people and places in their own locality – Victorians
    Remembrance Day      
Geography Local Area – walk Comparisons between Understand geographical Habitats and different Geographical skills and Human and physical
  around the local area Newcastle/London similarities and differences localities fieldwork geography
  looking at different styles Locational knowledge through studying the name and locate the world’s    
  of houses. name, locate and human and physical seven continents and five    
  Locational knowledge identify characteristics of geography of a small area oceans    
  use basic geographical the four countries and of the United Kingdom,      
  vocabulary to refer to: capital cities, and it’s and of a small area in a      
  key physical features, surrounding seas contrasting non-European      
  including: beach, cliff, (ICT links) country.      
  coast, forest, hill,   Contrast native animals      
  mountain, sea.   with those that live in the      
  Use this information to   arctic (barn owl vs. snowy      
  create a map with a key   owl etc)      
  for our museum leaflet.          
Art/DT Designing, building and evaluating a moving wheeled vehicle. Sculpture / bridges Monet – Bridges Bridge structures
Skyline pastel pictures
Sewing decoration – nocturnal animal. Door stop/ hanger Andy Warhol – Same image different colours using handprints, face etc. Self portraits

Fruit Faces Giuseppe Acrimboldo

Fruit Faces Giuseppe Acrimboldo
Computing Lego WeDo Programming and building hardware – instructions Espresso Coding Algorithms
Using technology to organise information
Lego WeDo Programming and building hardware – instructions Espresso Coding Algorithms
Using technology to organise information
Researching safely Mind mapping 2Simples Algorithms Researching safely Mind mapping 2Simples Google Earth
Location and Direction – 2Go
Beebots Espresso
PE Gymnastics

Invasion skills leading into games

Football & Multi-Skills Games

Gymnastics

Invasion skills leading into games

Football & Multi-Skills Games

Dance Activities

Net/Wall Skills leading into games

Invasion Games – Football & Multi-Skills Games

Dance Activities

Net/Wall Skills leading into games

Invasion Games – Football & Multi-Skills Games

Athletic Activities Track

Striking / Fielding skills leading into Games

Invasion Games – Football & Multi-Skills Games

Athletic Activities Track

Striking / Fielding skills leading into Games

Invasion Games – Football & Multi-Skills Games

PSHCE New Beginnings Getting on and falling
out
Going for goals Good to be me Relationships Personal Hygiene (teeth)
Music Charanga Harvest Festival songs Great Fire of London Song 1666 Charanga Charanga Charanga Charanga
RE Y2 – Signs and symbols of different faiths
Y2 – Jewish Sukkot
Y2 – Diwali and new beginnings
Y2 – Christian Christmas
Story
Y2 – Chinese new year Y2 – Holi Y2 – Shrove Tuesday Y2 – Ash Wednesday Y2 – Easter story Y2 – Ramadan Y2 – Eid
Trips George Stephnson Railway Museum Hindu Temple Newcastle Wildlife sanctuary St Aiden’s church Beach Trip
Page Reader Press Enter to Read Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Pause or Restart Reading Page Content Out Loud Press Enter to Stop Reading Page Content Out Loud Screen Reader Support