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Curriculum Map Year 2 

Year 2               Summer Term 2021


We will continue with our class book ‘Hotel Flamingo.’ Children will write in information booklet about flamingos and share these with the class. We will also see whether their prediction about the book at the start was correct.

Black Rock- Following the CLPE scheme, this book links with our geography topic of ‘under the sea – Oceans’

Punctuation, spelling and sentence level

Information texts

Persuasive writing




Children will identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations, including the number line. We will continue to compare and order numbers from 0 up to 100 and use <, > and = sign. Children will compare and sequence intervals of time, tell and write the time to five minutes, including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times. They will gain confidence in understanding and knowing the number of minutes in an hour and the number of hours in a day.

Measurement- weight, length, time, capacity, mass and temperature

Geometry- position and direction

Solve one and two step problems

Multiplication- 2, 5, 10 times tables

Using the inverse

10 more, 10 less

Building confidence when using the bar model, base ten, place value, number lines and numicon.


Plants- To observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants

Plant and care for seeds and observe them grow

Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy

We are extremely lucky to have wonderful planters in the school, Yr2 love to look after these by weeding, turning over the soil, planting our seeds and watering the plants.

All children take part in a challenge to see who can grow the tallest sunflower.

A focus on pollinators and how important they are for plants.


Eastertide, Pentecost, and The church is born- following the book ‘The Way, the Truth and the Life programme

Month of Mary

Dear Jesus, help me to share what I have.School values this term; Dear Jesus, help me to always say ‘Thank You’


Geography- Under the Sea topic

Children will learn about the animals that live in the oceans and seas

Look at the coasts of Britain and the care we need to take of the beaches

Learn about the different oceans of the world and their layers

Consider the conservation of the ocean and how we need to sustain the marine life


In DT, the children will create a beach scene in a cardboard box. They will complete a process diary where they plan what they want their beach to look like and decide the equipment needed.

Leaf rubbing (link to science)

Sunflowers- Vincent Van Gogh

Painting by Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Create an Olympic mascot

Design an Olympic postcard

Draw athletes


Dance with Wiggle

Ball skills- develop throwing and catching skills



Sports Day


Researching topics



Drums rhythm

Year 2 Summer term 2021 Topic letter (1) PDF



Year 2 Remote Learning & Key Worker


Spring Term Plan


Phonics and spelling patterns


Punctuation and Grammar

Punctuate sentences using capital letters and full stops

To sequences events in a story

To use the past and present tense correctly

Make information leaflets and posters

Focus books:  The Selfish Crocodile

                          Lila and the Secret of Rain




Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

Solve missing numbers and to sequence numbers

Partition numbers in a variety of ways

Solve multiplication and division number sentences

Write the inverse for an addition number sentence


Religious Education

The Good News


The Mass




Animals including Humans

The Big Garden Bird watch




Africa- Looking at different countries in Africa

            Learn about different tribes

            Looking at physical features

Explore Google Earth and be confident in using an atlas


Art / DT

Create African designs

Find interesting facts about a variety of African artists and create their work using paint and pastels

Plan a DT project to make an African drum



Remote learning- To access Google classroom and Google meets



Dance lessons with Artis Performance company, delivered by Wiggle.