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Year 2

Curriculum Information

Termly Topics
Autumn Spring Summer
The Great Fire of London Castles Minibeasts
Spring Term 2018-19 Subject Overview



Using the Maths No Problem scheme, we will learn about Fractions, Statistics, Money, and 2D and 3D shape.


Using the Power of Reading approach Year 2 will explore the books The Princess and the White Bear King and Halibut Jackson to write our own stories.  We will also be researching castles and using the information to write information texts.  Our GPS learning will focus on the spelling patterns for Year 2, spelling the Year 2 common exception words, using commas to separate items in a list, apostrophes for contractions and verb tenses.


This term our learning in Science will be about Animals and Humans.  We will learn about animals and their babies, how animals grow and change, their basic needs, healthy eating and exercise.


In Computing this term we will be learning how to present information in different ways and practising our typing skills. 

Design Technology

In Design and Technology we will design and prepare food for a Medieval Banquet!


We will develop our painting skills, producing art work inspired by the theme of winter.

History and Geography

Our topic this term is Castles.  We will learn about the history and features of castles and look at examples of castles in the UK and further afield.  We will be visiting Warwick Castle later in the term. We will also learn about the world and the 7 continents.


In RE, this term we will be learning about Judaism. We will focus on Jewish beliefs, special people and places, festivals and daily life.


PSHE and circle times this term will focus on the topics Rights and Responsibilities and Economic Wellbeing.   


In PE, we will be having outdoor PE lessons with one of the sports teachers from OBA, focusing on football and hockey skills.  In indoor PE, we will continue to develop our gymnastic skills, building on our learning in the Autumn Term.