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Year 2

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

The Place Where I Live

Fighting Fit

Explorers

The Farm Shop

Wind in the Willows

Buckets and Spades

Lead Subjects

History

Science

History

Science

Science

Science

Significant places in their own locality (including schools and playgrounds)

Humans - what humans need to survive, human growth and exercise

Significant people - Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus

Human health and nutrition; requirements for plant growth

Living things and habitats

Uses of everyday materials - suitability of different materials for particular uses

Geography

Art and Design

Geography

Design and Technology

Geography

History

Small area of the UK - where I live and play

Figure drawing with proportions using wooden figures developed into clay

Small area in a contrasting non-European country

Food - the eatwell plate, where food comes from, principles of a healthy diet

Seasonal and daily weather

Events beyond living memory or places in their locality - the seaside then and now

Art and Design

Music

Design and Technology

 

Design and Technology

Art and Design

Drawings and paintings of local area developed into printmaking

Rehearse and perform with others, starting and finishing together and keeping a steady pulse

Mechanisms - wheels and axles

 

Textiles - using a template,  simple joining, choice of stitches, choice of materials

Collage using papers, fabric materials, drift wood

Music

 

 

 

Music

 

Listening - experiencing how sounds can be made in different ways

 

 

 

Listening - know how music is used descriptively for a particular purpose

 

Additional Subjects

PSHE

Physical Education

Music

Art and Design

Art and Design

 

 

 

 

Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computing - Information Technology (IT), Computer Science (CS), Digital Literacy (DL)

IT - sound / multimedia

DL - electronic communication

CS - computational thinking / programming

IT - data handling

IT - presenting information

CS - programming

Mathematics

Additional opportunities for contextual learning and using and applying mathematics linked to the themes.  Lancashire Mathematics Planning should be used for discrete mathematics lessons.

English

English

Stories with familiar settings

Non-chronological reports

Poems on a theme

Traditional tales with a twist

Instructions

Stories by the same author

Non-chronological reports

Stories with familiar settings

Persuasion

Riddles

Animal adventure stories

Recount: letters

Classic poems

Story as a theme

Explanations

Poems on a theme

Ongoing

Science

Geography

Physical Education

eSafety

History

English

Nature and field journals - observations of plants and animals in their local environment throughout the year

Master basic movements and begin to apply these in a range of activities. These activities must include team games and performing dances. Lancashire KS1 PE scheme of work would support children’s learning in PE.

Whenever children are engaged in electronic communication, establish and reinforce messages about using technology safely and responsibly.

Black History Month (Rosa Parks/Mary Seacole)

Spelling and handwriting should be taught discretely.  Refer to the key learning in writing document for progression guidance.

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