Welcome to Year 2!
Welcome to Year 2!
Sacred Heart RC Primary School
‘Learning to Love …Loving to learn’
|Year : 2 The Whole Child Curriculum Action Plan Autumn Term 1 Debate|
|The first entitlement of all children is to be Spiritually, Morally, Socially and Culturally Educated … Children should first be educated spiritually and as a Catholic Community spiritual education is about our beliefs, our relationship with God and who we are from the scriptures. The whole of our curriculum is permeated in our beliefs and values.|
|Month||Term||Learning Powers||RC Statement||Liturgical Year / CARITAS
(Christian Love of human kind – charity)
(Democracy, rule of law, individual liberty, respect for other beliefs)
|PSHE including Safeguarding||Global Days and Events||Entrance / Hall Displays|
|Dignity of the Human Person
|Election of new school council members (Democracy)
World Religions Y6 – Hinduism
Children select own lunch, reading books, Dojo challenge,
|Recognising our feelings (PSHE Scheme)
Acceptable use and E-safety
Y4 Start swimming
All Saints and All Souls
Crowning of Our Lady month of the Holy Rosary
Parent voice questionnaire
|Oct -World Mental Health Day
Y6 Crucial Crew
|National poetry day – music and drama week
No Pens Day
|Topic/ Theme (?)||Texts you will use||National Curriculum Key Objectives||Visitors / Visits
|Non – fiction texts about Dinosaurs and their habitats
How to Grow a Dinosaur
Animal Sketching by Alexander Calder
Mary Anning Stone Girl Bone Girl
Reading papers on Mary Anning – fragments
Living Things and their Habitat
Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive
Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other
Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats
Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food
Working Scientifically Use observational skills, compare and classify living things.
Are viruses alive?
Use a timeline and understand chronological order of events beyond living memory
The life of significant individual who have contributed to national achievements – Marry Anning
Use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language (near, far, left and right) to describe the location of features and routes on a map
Fieldwork – use simple fieldwork and observational skills – Science link
|ICT / Computing
Primary Computing Scheme – Understand what algorithms are.
Digital Literacy SWGFL – Staying Safe Online
To understand that they should stay safe online by choosing websites that are good for them to visit,
and avoid sites that are not appropriate for them
PSHE and Esafety –
To understand ways to keep safe online,
To use drawing and overdrawing to add details.
To use sculpture to develop their ideas, experiences and imagination: Exploring wire by bending, twisting and looping it.
Pulling, pushing and decorating clay shapes.
Alexander Calder/Marc Quinn
Decorating clay fossil models/ sea shells
Manchester Science & Industry Museum
Local fieldwork – habitats
10 pieces – Lark Ascending was written by the English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams