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Year 2

At HPAO we have a thematic approach to teaching the curriculum based on our Power of Reading Texts.

https://www.clpe.org.uk/powerofreading

The Year 2 skills map can be found here.

In Year 2 we will be teaching sequences  and themes based on the following texts:

 

LONDON’s BURNING

CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

TRANSPORT

SENSATIONAL SAFARI

HABITATS

OCEANS AND SEASIDE

Literacy

Non-Fiction texts around Great Fire of London

Science

uses of everyday materials

History

Know events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally (e.g. Great Fire of London)

ART

Landscapes and Cityscapes

Fire of London drama workshop

POR

The Hodegheg

Science

Animals including humans

Geography

The Artic

Art

Clay hedgehogs

Artic landscapes

 

VISIT Zoo

POR

The princess and the white bear king

 

Science

The Environment

 

History

Travel and Transport

 

Visit London Transport Museum

POR

Zeraffa Giraffa

And Grace and family

 

Science

Plants

 

Geography

Sensational Safari

 

African drumming workshop

 

 

POR

The Dark

 

Science

Living things and their habitats

 

History

Great Explorers

 

POR

Claude in the City

 

Snail and the Whale

 

Science

scientists and inventors

 

Geography

Beside the Seaside