West Street Primary Year 14/15 Curriculum Overview Year Group 2 Autumn Theme Spring Summer 1 2 1 2 1 2 Through the Wardrobe Time Travellers Casualty World Weather Pendle Past Dragon’s Den Animals, including humans Knowledge To notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults. To find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food, air). To describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene. Working Scientifically Observing, through video or first hand observation and measurement, how different animals, including humans, grow. Ask questions about what things Plants (discreet) Knowledge To observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants. To find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy. Working scientifically Observe and record, with some accuracy, the growth of a variety of plants as they change over time from a seed or bulb. Observe similar plants at different stages of growth. Set up a comparative test to show that plants need light and water to stay healthy. Uses of everyday materials Knowledge To identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses. To find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching. Working Scientifically Comparing uses of everyday materials in and around school with materials found in other places (at home, the journey Literacy Numeracy Science Living things and their habitats (discreet) Knowledge To explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive. To identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other. To identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats. To describe how animals obtain their food from plants and Discrete elements History other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food. Working scientifically Sorting and classifying things according to whether they are living, dead or were never alive and recording their findings using charts. To describe how they decided where to place things, exploring questions for example. ‘Is a flame alive? Is a deciduous tree dead in winter?’ and talk about ways of answering questions. To construct a simple food chain that includes humans (e.g grass, cow, human). To describe the conditions in different habitats and micro-habitats (under log, on stony path, under bushes) and find out how the conditions affect the number and type(s) of plants and animals that live there. Teacher to decide on own text. animals need for survival and what humans need to stay healthy. Suggest ways to find answers to their questions. First 2 weeks- Life of a significant historical figureGuy Fawkes Rest of half term-Great to school, on visits, and in stories, rhymes and songs). Observe closely, identifying and classifying the uses of different materials, and recording their observations. Events of local importance. Pendle witches Mill owner Geography Art DT Music Computing Name 4 parts of UK & locate on a map Name surrounding seas Draw simple plans with a key Draw simple maps with a key Use N/S/E/W on compass Follow a route using N/S/E/W fire of London Key historical events. Study of U.K localityLondon Name London as capital Name all capitals of UK Locate on a UK map Locate in relation to Colne ie south Identify similarities /differences between London/Colne using maps/pictures/ICT Name and locate 7 Local study continents and 5 Use aerial images oceans. and other models Seasons & weather to create simple characteristics plans and maps Record weather using symbols. using scales Use simple Name/locate fieldwork and obs equator & N/S pole skills to study the Locate hot cold immediate areas of world on environment. map/globe Name local physical Use aerial images & human features and other models to Follow a route on a create simple plans map using and maps using N/S/E/W and with symbols. a key Use simple fieldwork and obs skills to study the immediate environment. Begin to use a variety of media to explore depth of colour. Try out tools and techniques and apply these to materials and processes .Shade light and dark begin to explore tone. Look at different types of paint and their properties. Use IT to manipulate and create images. Mix primary shades and tones. Build repeating patterns and recognise patterns in the environment. Fabrics, knotting, fraying, fringing. Increasing scissor skills. Change the surface of a malleable material eg builds a textured tile. Create, select and use textured paper for an image. Baking different breads and evaluating. Wider opportunities: percussion Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content. Present stories/maths data. Communicate online safely and respectfully. (Discrete unit part of anti bullying) Recognise uses of ICT outside of school. Look at uses of ICT in hospitals etc… Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs. Understand what algorithms are. (Beebot) Create and debug simple programs. (Scratch) Create and debug simple programs. (Scratch) RE Theme:Worship Islam Theme:Worship Christianity God Good news Theme:Worship Islam Theme:Worship Christianity Jesus power Theme:Worship Judaism Theme:Worship Christianity Jesus power Gymnastics – developing balance, agility and coordination. Master basic movements. Outdoor/adventurous – treasure hunt Master basic movements. Games – participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending. Master basic movements. Visiting local BakeryVirtual tour of Pudding Lane bakery. Dance – Perform dance using simple movement. Games – participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending. Gymnastics – developing balance, agility and coordination. Master basic movements. Athletics – master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching. PSHE PE Enrichment activities Pendle witches Local walk-old mills.
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