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Year 2

Summer Term


In Computing, children will look at the differences between PCs, Chromebooks and tablets.
We will then look at how images are created on a computer and how we can use programs to manipulate them; building the fundamentals of animation.


Music - Exploring Improvisation:
Using tuned instruments to explore and improvise/create own melodies in response to ideas and feelings.

Music - Our Big Concert:
The development of performance skills through song and singing with others.

We are looking at dip-dying and how relief blocks can help make pieces of art.
We will learn about Forest Schools and how natural materials can be used to make patterns, shapes, sculptures and texture.

Food Technology:
Exploring where certain food, such as milk and bread comes from.
Designing and making our own healthy sandwich, wrap, pitta or bagel.


When we should and shouldn’t keep secrets and understanding the difference between acceptable and unacceptable physical contact.

Changing Me:
Looking at body parts, how they have changed since being born (bodies and what they can do) and the Pants rule. 


Continue to make links between stories read, practice reading fluently, find key information within a text, sequence and retell stories.
Make simple inferences, justifying why a character might say something, feel or behave in certain ways.

Continue our learning of narrative writing, focusing on expanding and using precise vocabulary, a range of conjunctions and adverbs.
We will also complete a wordless picture book study and look at newspaper reports.

Continue learning Stage 3 spelling rules including contractions, suffixes and prefixes.


The Seaside:
Looking at the importance of the seaside; the weather and when/why people visit.
We will compare both UK and abroad seaside destinations, including the role the equator has in this, plus exploring human and physical features.


In History, we will be looking at transport.
The children will be ordering transport over time and comparing modern transport to that from the past.
The children will also be looking at individuals who have had a significant impact on transport.


Faces, Shape & Patterns:
3D shapes and their properties.

Measuring Capacity & Mass:
Practically exploring the units of measure, comparing amounts and reading scales.

Numbers Within 1000:
Exploring 3-digit numbers, recognising and explaining place value.

Exploring Calculation Strategies:
Looking at the different mental strategies, column addition and subtraction.

Multiplication & Division:
Focusing on the 3 and 4 times tables.


Run, Jump, Throw:
Pupils will throw and handle a variety of objects, develop power, agility, coordination & balance through running & jumping.

Send & Return:
Be able to track the path of a ball over the net, be able to hit and return a ball, playing modified games.

Hit, Catch, Run:
Hitting skills with a variety of bats, learning to hit & run to score points in games.


How important the prophet Muhammad is to Muslims.
How important the Qur’an is to Muslims.


Animals Including Humans - Life Cycles:
Exploring a range of life cycles including the Human life cycle and the different stages of each cycle and looking at matching the offspring to their parents and changes that occur.

Observe and record plants growing and how they change, making links to life cycles, knowing the differences between seeds and bulbs, what plants need to grow and be healthy and understand that plants adapt to their environments or grow in environments suited to them.