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

Narrative-  journey stories  (openings and endings) 

Narrative model - Where the Wild Things Are 

Reading focus : Non-fiction

Narrative model -‘Mr Gumpy’s Outing’ by John Burningham

Non-fiction- Instructions 

Reading focus : Retrieval

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

 

The children will be comparing the geographical features of Brockley and St Lucia.

History

Land ahoy! Famous pirates and explorers

 

Art

Drawing, shading and sketching

Drawing, shading and sketching

DT

 

Textiles

PE

Fundamentals

Netball

Music

Hands, Feet, Heart

 

Ho Ho Ho

RE

Judaism

Christianity

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

Poetry

 

Recount

Reading focus : Inference

 

Narrative- journey stories (dialogue)

Narrative model- ‘The Papaya that Spoke’. 

Personal writing and writing across the curriculum 

Reading focus : 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

 

History

 

London, The Great Fire of London

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

Sikhism

Buddhism

Other activities or trips

Science Museum

The Museum of London

Summer 

Subjects

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Narrative- finding story (character)

Narrative model- Jack and the Beanstalk 

Non-fiction- Discussion 

Reading focus : Interpretation and response

Poetry 

Non-fiction- Discussion

Consolidation across the curriculum

Reading focus : Recap all skills

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 –Human and Physical Features

History

Incredible India – Famous People

(Mahatma Ghandi)

 

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

Islam

Hinduism

 

Other activities or trips

Library

Horniman