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Primary School – Key stages 1 & 2

Pupils in Year 1 to 6 follow programmes of study in the core curriculum subjects of English, Mathematics, Science and Information & Communication Technology (ICT), together with the foundation subjects of International Studies (Geography, History, Modern Foreign Languages (Arabic and French), Art & Design, Music and Physical Education. Some learning is delivered through topics, whilst other aspects are dealt with on a subject basis.

In Key Stages 1 and 2, each child experiences both English and Mathematics on a daily basis.

Welcome to Year 2  

Key stage 1 consists of Years 1 and 2. These are the initial formative years for any child that gives them the building blocks upon which to build as they progress into Key Stage 2.















 


















Year 2 Curriculum Map


Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

English

Instructional Text

Stories

Traditional tales/stories from other cultures;  

Reciting poems by significant poets

Stories by significant children’s authors; 

Non-chronological reports

Grammar, Punctuation, Vocabulary and Comprehension skills

Mathematics

Numbers and the number system;  

Shape;

Calculations

Patterns & Properties of Shapes; Division; Measures - length/capacity/weight; 

Multiplication;  Number calculations; Addition; Money; Problem solving

Revise;

Place value;

Calculations;

Addition;

Subtraction


Science

Plants and Animals around us;

Materials;

Light and Dark

Material properties; The Earth and beyond

The Earth and beyond;

Electricity

Art & Design

Self –portraits

Photography;

Drawing/painting;

Skills and techniques

Mother nature designer

Still life drawing;

Appliqué;

Textiles

Investigating pattern

Designing;

Colour;

Digital media; 2D/3D

Computing

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History

To be confirmed

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Geography

To be confirmed

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Physical Education  

To be confirmed

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Click any of the links below to find out more about Year 2

Core and Foundation subjects in Year 2      Topics in Year 2

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