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Year 2

BARLBY BRIDGE CURRICULUM COVERAGE 2017/2018 (YEAR 2)

YEAR 2 Experimentation

YEAR 2 Science

YEAR 2 History

YEAR 2 Art

Working scientifically (Y1 and Y2)

I can ask simple scientific questions.

I can use simple equipment to make observations.

I can carry out simple tests.

I can identify and classify things.

I can suggest what I have found out.

I can use simple data to answer questions

 

Chemistry

Uses of everyday materials

I can identify and name a range of materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard.

I can suggest why a material might or might not be used for a specific job.

I can explore how shapes can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.

 

Physics (No content)

Biology

Living things and their habitats

I can identify things that are living, dead and never lived.

I can describe how a specific habitat provides for the basic needs of things living there (plants and animals).

I can identify and name plants and animals in a range of habitats.

I can match living things to their habitat.

I can describe how animals find their food.

I can name some different sources of food for animals.

I can explain a simple food chain.

Plants

I can describe how seeds and bulbs grow into plants.

I can describe what plants need in order to grow and stay healthy (water, light & suitable temperature).

Animals, including humans

I can explain the basic stages in a life cycle for animals, including humans.

I can describe what animals and humans need to survive.

I can describe why exercise, a balanced diet and good hygiene are important for humans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I can use words and phrases like: before, after, past, present, then and now.

I can recount the life of someone famous from Britain who lived in the past. I can explain what they did earlier and what they did later.

I can give examples of things that were different when my grandparents were children.

I can find out things about the past by talking to an older person.

I can answer questions using books and the internet.

I can research the life of a famous person from the past using different sources of evidence.

I can talk about some changes that have occurred over time locally.

YEAR 2 Geography

I can say what I like and do not like about the place I live in.

I can say what I like and do not like about a different place.

I can describe a place outside Europe using geographical words.

I can describe some of the features of an island.

I can describe the key features of a place from a picture using words like beach, coast, forest, hill, mountain, ocean, valley.

I can explain how jobs may be different in other locations.

I can explain how an area has been spoilt or improved and give my reasons.

I can explain the facilities that a village, town and city may need and give reasons.

I can name the continents of the world and locate them on a map.

I can name the world oceans and locate them on a map.

I can name the capital cities of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland.

I can find where I live on a map of the United Kingdom.

I can choose and use three different grades of pencil when drawing.  

I can use charcoal, pencil and pastel to create art.

I can use a viewfinder to focus on a specific part of an artefact before drawing it.

I can mix paint to create all the secondary colours.

I can create brown with paint.

I can create tints with paint by adding white.

I can create tones with paint by adding black.

I can create a printed piece of art by pressing, rolling, rubbing and stamping.

I can make a clay pot.

I can join two clay finger pots together.

I can use different effects within an IT paint package.

I can suggest how artists have used colour, pattern and shape.

I can create a piece of art in response to the work of another artist.

 

YEAR 2 Design and Technology

I can think of an idea and plan what to do next.

I can choose tools and materials and explain why I have chosen them.

I can join materials and components in different ways.

I can explain what went well with my work.

I can explain why I have chosen specific textiles.

I can measure materials to use in a model or structure.

I can describe the ingredients I am using and explain where food comes from.

I can use a mechanism.

 

 

 

BARLBY BRIDGE CURRICULUM COVERAGE 2017/2018 (YEAR 2)

YEAR 2 Music

YEAR 2 PE

YEAR 2 Computing

YEAR 2 Computing

I can sing and follow a melody.

I can perform simple patterns and accompaniments keeping a steady pulse.

I can play simple rhythmic patterns on an instrument.

I can sing or clap increasing and decreasing tempo.

I can order sounds to create a beginning, middle and an end.

I can create music in response to different starting points.

I can choose sounds which create an effect.

I can use symbols to represent sounds.

I can make connections between notations and musical sounds.

I can listen out for particular things when listening to music.

I can improve my own work.

Games

I can use hitting, kicking and/or rolling in a game.

I can decide the best space to be in during a game.

I can use one tactic in a game.

I can follow rules.

Gymnastics

I can plan and perform a sequence of movements.

I can improve my sequence based on feedback.

I can think of more than one way to create a sequence which follows some ‘rules’.

I can work on my own and with a partner.

Dance

I can change rhythm, speed, level and direction in my dance.

I can dance with control and coordination.

I can make a sequence by linking sections together.

I can use dance to show a mood or feeling.

General

I can copy and remember actions.

I can talk about what is different from what I did and what someone else did.

Algorithms and programming

I can use a range of instructions (e.g. direction, angles, turns).

I can test and amend a set of instructions.

I can find errors and amend. (debug)

I can write a simple program and test it.

I can predict what the outcome of a simple program will be (logical reasoning).

I understand that algorithms are used on digital devices.

I understand that programs require precise instructions.

Information technology

I can organise digital content.

I can retrieve and manipulate digital content.

I can navigate the web to complete simple searches.

Digital literacy

I use technology respectfully.

I know where to go for help if I am concerned.

I know how technology is used in school and outside of school.

Knowledge and understanding(Year 1 and 2)

I know that websites sometimes include pop-ups that take me away from the main site.

I have begun to evaluate websites and know that everything on the internet is not true.

I know that it is not always possible to copy some text and pictures from the internet.

I know that personal information should not be shared online.

I know I must tell a trusted adult immediately if anyone tries to meet me via the internet.

Knowledge and understanding(Year 1 and 2)

I understand the different methods of communication.

I know you should only open email from a known source.

I know the difference between email and communication systems such as blogs and wikis.

I know that websites sometimes include pop-ups that take me away from the main site.

I know that bookmarking is a way to find safe sites again quickly.

I have begun to evaluate websites and know that everything on the internet is not true.

I know that it is not always possible to copy some text and pictures from the internet.

I know that personal information should not be shared online.

I know I must tell a trusted adult immediately if anyone tries to meet me via the internet.

Skills (YEAR 1 and 2)

I follow the school’s safer internet rules.

I can use the search engines agreed by the school.

I know what to do if I find something inappropriate online or something I am unsure of (including identifying people who can help; minimising screen; online reporting using school system etc).

I can use the internet for learning and communicating with others, making choices when navigating through sites.

I can send and receive email as a class.

I can recognise advertising on websites and learn to ignore it.

I can use a password to access the secure network.

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