John Stainer

Year 2 - Curriculum Map

Click on the links below to find out more about the topics we cover each term.

Autumn 

Subjects

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

English

Reading Text- The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark

Storytelling - Where the Wild Things Are

Non-Fiction: Information

Reading Text: Charlie’s Bag

Non-fiction- Instructions

 

Mathematics

Number and place value

Addition and subtraction

Addition and subtraction (continued)

Money

Multiplication and division

Science

Our changing world

What’s in your habitat?

Computing

International Space Station

Programmers

Geography

Land Ahoy!

 

Comparing the human & physical features of Brockley and St Lucia.

 

 

History

 

Compare aspects of life in different period- What was life like for an explorer?

Significant British Individual- Christopher Columbus

Art

Drawing, shading and sketching

Drawing, shading and sketching

DT

 

Textiles

PE

Fundamentals

Netball

Music

Hands, Feet, Heart

 

Ho Ho Ho

RE

Christianity

(The life and teaching of Jesus)

 

Hinduism

(Inside the Hindu Temple)

 

Other activities or trips

Deptford Creek

Explorer Ship Exhibition

The Cutty Sark and National Maritime Museum

Cutty Sark

Spring

Subjects

Spring 1

Spring 2

English

Reading Text: Gorilla

Storytelling: Jack and the Beanstalk

 

Non-Fiction: Recount and Inference

Reading Text: Frog and Toad Together

Non-Fiction : Inference

Mathematics

Multiplication and division

Statistics

Properties of shape

Fractions

Length and height

Science

 

Materials: Good choices & Shaping up

The apprentice gardener

Computing

Programmers 2

Presenters

 

Geography

London

Fieldwork- using simple compass directions

 

Using aerial photographs and plan perspective to recognise London landmarks

 

History

 

London

The Great Fire of London and history of London

(with link to Pepys road)

 

Significant British individual-

King Charles II

Art

Colour- mixing colours, exploring patterns and shape

 

Colour- mixing colours, exploring patterns and shape

 

DT

Mechanics

 

 

PE

Dance

Gymnastics

 

Music

I Wanna Play In A Band

 

Zootime

 

 

RE

 

Right or Wrong

Christianity

(Easter and symbols)

 

Other activities or trips

Science Museum

The Museum of London

 


Summer 

Subjects

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Reading Text: The Julian Stories

Storytelling: The Papaya that Spoke

Discussion

Reading Text: Charlotte’s Web

Storytelling: The elves and the Shoemaker

Re-cap

Mathematics

Position and direction

Problem solving and efficient methods

Time

Time

Mass, capacity and temperature

Investigations

Science

Growing up

Take care

Computing

Stop Frame Animators

Film directors

Geography

Incredible India –

Comparing Human and Physical Features

 

History

 

India

The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements-

Margaret Thatcher vs Dr Ambedkar

Art

Form, 2D shapes, abstract structures, decorative techniques

Form, 2D shapes, abstract structures, decorative techniques

DT

Electronics

Cooking and Nutrition

PE

Tennis

Athletics

Music

Friendship Song

KS1 concert

RE

Weddings

(Jewish and Christian weddings compared)

Hinduism

(Hindu beliefs and home)

Other activities or trips

Library

Horniman Museum