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Spring Term

Year 2



Where in the world would sunny the meerkat most like to live?


Books, Thanksgiving and Opportunities.


Multiplication and Division - 

Recognise and use the inverse relationship between addition and subtraction and use this to check calculations and solve missing number problems.


Recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers.


Solve problems involving multiplication and division, using materials, arrays, repeated addition, mental methods, and multiplication and division facts, including problems in contexts.

Fractions - Recognise, find, name and write fractions 1/3, 1/4, 2/4 and 3/4 of a length, shape, set of objects or quantity.


Write simple fractions for example, 1/2 of 6 = 3 and recognise the equivalence of 2/4 and 1/2.

Measure - Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels.


Time - Tell and write the time to fifteen minutes, including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.


Money - Find different combinations of coins that equal the same amounts of money.

Addtion and Subtraction -Add and subtract numbers using concrete objects, pictorial representations, and mentally, including two two-digit numbers.


Meerkat mail- Where in the world would Sunny the meerkat most like to live?


Information Texts





 - Learn how to use sentences with different forms:    
    statement, question, exclamation, command


 - Start using some of the diagonal and horizontal strokes
   needed to join letters and understand which letters, when    adjacent to one another, are best left unjoined.


- Learn how to use subordination (using when, if, that, or
  because) and co-ordination (using or, and, or but).


Animals Including Humans


To know that animals including humans have off spring which grow into adults. Children will be taught to describe the basic needs of animals including humans and describe the importance of humans of exercise and eating the right types of food.



Research the different continents
Research about different animals
Branch Databases



DT/ Art

Observational drawings e.g animals, plants, trees.

African Mask Collage
Moving Mechanism



The lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods.


Locational knowledge- Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.

The meerkat could visit each continent for a week and look at arts/music for each.

Human and physical Geography- Identify location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the equator and the North and South poles.

Children to understand geographical vocabulary including physical features e.g. beach, forest etc.

Children to understand human features including city, town, port, shop etc.

Geographical skills and field work to include looking at aerial photographs recognising landmarks. Children will devise a simple map and use and construct basic symbols in a key.

Human and physical geography: Identify the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles.

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