Take a look at our Year 2 curriculum:

Mathematics

Number and place values

  • Numbers to 100

Fractions

  • Making equal parts
  • Showing halves, quarters and thirds
  • Counting in wholes, halves, quarters and thirds
  • Finding the part of a set
  • Comparing and ordering fractions

Calculations

  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication of 2, 5 and 10
  • Division by 2, 5 and 10
  • Word problems

      Measurement

      • Length
      • Mass
      • Temperature
      • Money
      • Time
      • Volume

      Geometry

      • Properties of 2D shapes
      • Properties of 3D shapes

      English

      Writing

      • Imaginative writing, continuing a story
      • Writing of own poems
      • Writing from own experiences
      • Writing instructions
      • Non-fiction writing
      • Character writing
      • Riddles
      • Sequencing instructions
      • Memory writing
      • Handwriting using the Nelson scheme. Start of joining writing

      Grammar and phonics

      • Alliterations, antonyms, synonyms
      • Use of capital letters, commas
      • Questions, statements, commands and exclamations
      • Past tense and present tense
      • Compound words
      • Nouns, noun phrases, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, possessive apostrophe (singular)
      • Suffixes: –ment, -ness, -less, -ly
      • Fact and fiction
      • Rhyming pairs
      • Glossaries, content pages, index
      • Use of a dictionary, alphabetical order
      • Phonetic sounds – fairy e, ai, oo, oi, oy, ar, ur, er, ir, or, ou, ow, ph, ee, aw, are, ear, air, ere, oor, ea, wh, ay, au, oa, ew, ore, igh, ch, y, ie, ue

      Comprehension

      Science

      Unit 1 – Living things in their Environment

      1. Sorting Living Things.
      2. Environment
      3. Habitats
      4. Migration and Hibernation.
      5. Changes in the Environment – Endangered Species.
      6. Weather

      Unit 2 – Material Properties

      1. Describing Materials
      2. Properties of Materials.
      3. Material choices.
      4. Rocks
      5. Fossils

        Unit 3 – Material Changes

        1. Reversible and Irreversible Change.
        2. Heating and Cooling.
        3. Solids, Liquids and Gases.
        4. Changes in cooking.
        5. Dissolving.

        Unit 4 – Light and Dark

        1. Seeing with Light.
        2. Darkness – Absence of light.
        3. Sources of light.
        4. Reflection.
        5. Light Travels.
        6. Shadows.

        Unit 5 – Electricity

        1. Uses of Electricity.
        2. Electricity – Mains or Cells.
        3. Electrical Safety.
        4. Electrical Circuits.
        5. Switches.
        6. Static Electricity.

        Unit 6 – The Earth and Beyond

        1. What is space?
        2. The Solar System.
        3. Planets in their orbits.
        4. The Earth’s Axis – Day and night.
        5. The Sun and Moon.
        6. Constellations.

        French

        • Name
        • Age
        • Numbers to 20
        • Clothing
        • Christmas

        History

        • The Great Fire of London
        • The Race for Space

        Geography

        • Hillview School and mapping
        • Where can we put a new playground?
        • Malawi

        Art

        Race to space

        • Papier-mâché
        • Painting
        • Step-by-step drawing
        • Collage
        • Learning about texture
        • Geometric and organic shapes

        Computing and ICT

        Unit 1: Starting Text

        • Using Microsoft Word
        • Selecting and inserting images
        • Cut and paste
        • Setting font, size and colour
        • Writing a story and a letter

        Unit 2: Starting Graphs

        • Store and classify information
        • Present information in charts or graphs
        • Use charts or graphs to answer simple questions
        • Draw simple conclusions from charts or graphs

        Unit 3: Coding with ScratchJr

        • Creating simple programs
        • Sequence
        • Moving characters on a backdrop
        • Setting backgrounds

        Music

        Coming soon…