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Year 2

Tylers Green First School 

Year 2 Curriculum 2021-22 

 

Autumn 1 

Autumn 2 

Spring 1 

Spring 2 

Summer 1 

Summer 2 

Earth and Beyond 

 

Great Fire Of London 

Nurturing Nurses 

 

Tylers Green Time Travel 

Around the World in 6 weeks 

Monsters, Myths and Legends 

PHSE – School rules and being a community 

PHSE - Safety & working co-operatively 

PHSE – goals and working together 

PHSE – Making good decisions  

PHSE – Family and relationships 

PHSE – Changes  

English – Oliver Jeffers – how to catch a star & way back home & here we are. Newspaper articles- Moon landing.  

Tweets and emails. 

Non chronological reports- planets. 

 

English- Samuel Pepys (diaries), newspaper reports, information texts, poetry, recounts. 

English – Biographies, letters, information texts about nurses 

 

English – Secret Seven, School log books and information texts 

English- Possum Magic, Pokemon, Spider Weaver (traditional Japanese folk Tale), Travel Leaflets, Paddington Bear, T is for Taj Mahal – alphabet text, Princess and the Warrior, Recipes. 

English:  

Playscript 

Interviews 

Newspaper reports 

Fact/fiction 

 

Phonics Phase 5-6 

Phonics Phase 6 

Phonics Phase 6 

Phonics Phase 6 

Phonics Phase 6 

Phonics Phase 6 

Maths: Place Value 

Addition and Subtraction 

Money 

Multiplication and division 

Multiplication and division 

Statistics 

Geometry- shape 

Fractions 

Length and Height 

Position and Direction 

Time 

Mass, Capacity and Temperature 

Science: Living things, habitats. 

Science - Materials 

Science- Health 

 

Science- Plants 

 

Science- Lifecycles 

 

Science- minibeasts 

History- Significant individuals- Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins. Changes within living memory- Tim Peake. 

 

History -  

significant individuals. How London has changed. 

Geog- Capital cities. 

 

History- Significant Individuals- Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole. 

 

History- Significant events, people and places in Local Area. Changes within living memory.  

Geography- School and local area Mapwork 

Geography- contrast area of UK with contrasting non- European countries. 

History- Festivals 

 

 

Art- constellations, rocket artwork, 

 

DT- making houses 

 

Art- Portraits. 

 

Art- Tiles 

 

Art- Hokusai, Victor Delphin, Aboriginal Art, Hieroglyphics,  

Mandalas, Frida Kahlo. 

DT- Taco making. 

DT- designing a device to catch a mythical creature. 

 

ICT - Google Earth & coding 

 

ICT – e-safety & exploring websites 

 

ICT – powerpoints about nurses 

 

ICT - Stop motion animation 

 

ICT- researching on websites. 

 

 

 

Music - Exploring instruments and sounds. 

Music – Duration and structure of music 

 

 

Music- Performance 

 

R.E - Festivals & celebrations 

 

R.E - Food and the importance of it. 

 

R.E - Special books 

 

R.E - Local church and Easter 

 

R.E - Creation stories 

 

R.E - Pilgrimages and special journeys 

 

Eco – How to look after the Earth we live on.  

 

Eco - Sustainability of different materials. 

 

Eco - to solve problems.  

Eco – Growing bulbs 

 

Eco – Noticing in similarities and differences how we recycle etc in comparison to other countries 

Eco- caring for animals, how to protect against extinction.  

Play -  

LEGO moon vehicles 

Space Small World 

 

Play-  

Construction- House building. 

Fire Engines. 

History off the Page- Great Fire of London.  

Play- Doctors and nurses. 

Play-  

Archaeology.- what can we dig up? Fossils, dinosaurs. 

Play- Paddington, boomerangs  Pokemon 

 

Play- monsters, Yeti, Loch Ness Monster, explorers. 

 

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