Year 2

Year 2

Spring term 2017 curriculum

In Literacy:

  • We will be focusing on diary writing about Florence Nightingale, the Plague and the Great Fire of London.
  • After half term, our focus will be on non-fiction writing about Space.
  • They will be creating their own non-fiction booklet about the planets, moon landing and famous
  • The children will be using suffixes – ing, ed, er, est and ly, using commas in lists, contracted and possessive apostrophes, writing in the correct tense and beginning to use a
  • We are continuing to practise forming our letters correctly as well as starting to join letters together.
  • Your child will have a guided reading session each week and will bring home 2 new reading books to practice with you.
  • Class spellings are to be practised every day at home and will be tested every two weeks.

In Maths:

  • Weeks 1 & 2 – Number and Place Value
  • Weeks 3 & 4 – Addition and Subtraction
  • Weeks 5 & 6 – Multiplication and Division
  • Weeks 7 & 8 – Fractions
  • Weeks 9 & 10 – Measurement
  • Weeks 11 & 12 – Shape
  • Weeks 13 & 14 – Position and Statistics

In Science:

  • We will be learning about suitability of materials and how materials can be
  • We will be linking this with our work on the Great Fire of London and planet surfaces


  • We are continuing to focus on our Growth Mindset and how it prepares us for our
  • We are beginning our new PSHE resource called JIGSAW. This term our themes are dreams and goals and healthy me!

In PE:

  • The children will continue to develop their fitness, whilst improving skills and techniques involving gymnastics, athletics and games.

In Art:

  • We will be developing our skills in collage and printing through a wide range of techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.
  • This will be linked to our work on the Great fire of London and the planets
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