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Tyndale Primary School

Year 2 (Under Review - Adapted Curriculum Being Taught)

My Hometown
 

Grab a magnifying glass, put on your deerstalker and change your name to Sherlock because we’re going to become street detectives! This half term, we’ll follow a route around our local streets and take pictures of the buildings, businesses and plants we can see. Talking to residents about the area will help us understand how the local community could be improved. We’ll learn nursery rhymes, write poetry and create persuasive adverts. Looking at photographs will help us to spot any similarities and differences between the houses and shops of today and the past. We’ll find out about the history of our school and talk to former pupils about their experiences. We’ll also study and draw maps, create a model of a local building, draw portraits of the people we have met and look at the work of urban artists.

Our knowledge organisers show the children the content, facts and vocabulary within their topic and are used throughout to guide learning. 

Please click here to view the 'My Hometown' Knowledge Organiser.

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Marvellous Masterpieces 

We’re warning you; this is going to get messy! This half term, we’ll have a messy morning to investigate mixtures, from paint and toothpaste to jelly and shaving foam. We’ll enjoy the story of George’s Marvellous Medicine and write recipes, leaflets, lists and stories of our own. We’ll use our science skills to explore everyday materials, investigate soap products and understand why mixtures freeze and melt. We’ll learn how to measure using scales, measuring jugs and cylinders accurately. We’ll taste a wide variety of foods, learn about healthy eating and follow recipes to make some yummy treats including pizza and ice cream! Our artwork will also rely on our mixing skills. We’ll use marbling inks to make unusual patterns, create food landscapes inspired by Carl Warner, paint with ice cubes, model clay into exciting shapes and use a variety of materials to make mixed media collages.

Our knowledge organisers show the children the content, facts and vocabulary within their topic and are used throughout to guide learning. 

Please click here to view the 'Marvellous Masterpieces' Knowledge Organiser.

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Castle Chronicles 

Climbing the battlements or tunnelling in the ground, there’s a whole world of adventure and fun to be found! This term, we will visit a real castle to explore the towers, battlements and maybe a secret tunnel or two! We’ll learn all about the different parts of a castle and describe how they have changed over time. Using a wide range of materials, we’ll build models of castles and test the strength of our structures. We’ll learn the stories of Rapunzel, The Three Little Pigs and The Three Billy Goats Gruff and create models inspired by them. Maps and photographs will help us learn about the tallest buildings and the longest tunnels in the world. We’ll find out about the amazing Victorian engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and improve our PE skills by playing attacking and defending games.

Our knowledge organisers show the children the content, facts and vocabulary within their topic and are used throughout to guide learning. 

Please click here to view the 'Castle Chronicles' Knowledge Organiser.

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Shiver Me Timbers! 

Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum! Get ready to take to the high seas and set sail in search of treasure! This half term, we’ll visit a boat yard, river or harbour to find out about boats and ships of all shapes and sizes. We’ll write about our visit, read information books, investigate amazing sea rescues and write postcards and poetry influenced by the sea. Our science skills will help us to understand how boats float and we’ll design and make model ships using a variety of materials. We’ll study paintings of boats and draw detailed pictures of our own. Our map reading skills will help us to identify different seas and oceans, and we’ll learn about famous sea explorers. Stories of pirates will inspire us to make pirate flags, treasure maps and fact files. We’ll even find out how to talk and sing like a pirate!

Our knowledge organisers show the children the content, facts and vocabulary within their topic and are used throughout to guide learning. 

Please click here to view the 'Shiver Me Timbers!' Knowledge Organiser.

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Roses Are Red, Lavenders Blue 

Let’s tiptoe through the tulips together and discover the sights, sounds and smells of the garden. This half term, we’ll visit a florist’s shop or a garden centre. We’ll find out how to look after plants, ask the experts questions and appreciate the flowers. We’ll write an information book about plants, follow instructions, enjoy the story of Jack and the Beanstalk and write stories of our own. Discovering our green fingers will be fun when we plant and tend a pizza garden of herbs. We’ll also learn about the different parts of a plant and create our own ‘planting and growing’ action rhyme. Our senses will help us describe and sort a range of smells and we’ll make beautifully scented products. We’ll look closely at a wide variety of plants, create detailed, observational drawings and press real flowers to use in collages.

Our knowledge organisers show the children the content, facts and vocabulary within their topic and are used throughout to guide learning. 

Please click here to view the 'Roses are Red, Lavenders Blue' Knowledge Organiser.

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Rockpool Explorers 

Pack up some sandwiches, pick up a fishing net and keep your eyes peeled because we’re off to the coast to go beachcombing! This half term, we’ll visit a local beach to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the seashore and explore rock pools to find living and non-living things. Bringing shells, pebbles and seaweed back to the classroom will help us to learn about a wide range of coastal plants and creatures. We’ll read a range of seaside stories and use the coast as a setting for our writing. Maps and film footage will help us to find out more about the coast and we’ll create a wide variety of artwork. We’ll use books and the internet to search for information about the seashore and use our knowledge to write our own non-fiction books.

Our knowledge organisers show the children the content, facts and vocabulary within their topic and are used throughout to guide learning. 

Please click here to view the 'Rockpool Explorers' Knowledge Organiser.

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