Year 2

Curriculum 2016-2017

Summer Term 2

This term our exciting new topic is called “Land Ahoy!”.  We will start with a memorable experience when we try and create a pirate ship boat that can float, after trying to choose the best material. The topic will then lead us through a study of pirates; famous pirates throughout history, jobs on a pirate ship and pirate ship design.

An overview of Maths and Literacy skills that will be covered can be found below.  Please do not hesitate to ask your child’s class teacher for any further information.

Literacy including Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

In Literacy the children are going to be learning about how to write an adventure story based on a pirate. They will also be writing their own sea shanties.

Our Grammar, punctuation and spelling learning will focus on the following skills;

  • Story openings and endings
  • Interesting vocabulary which engages the reader
  • Apostrophes for possession


In Maths this term children will focus on the following skills;

  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Times tables
  • Written methods for addition
  • Written methods for subtraction
  • Place value
  • Fractions

Land Ahoy!

In topic this term your child will become a pirate expert!

This topic will cover the following curriculum areas;

Science: The learning will focus on materials found on a pirate ship.

Music: The main focus for music will be learning and creating own sea shanties.

Design Technology: We will be designing and creating a pirate ship and ensuring that it floats.

PE: Team Games.

Religious Education: We will be further exploring the theme of ‘believing’ and how people demonstrate their beliefs.

If you would like to contact your child’s teacher about their learning this term you can contact them on the following emails:

Mr. C. Marchant-  

Miss. L. Harper- 

Mrs. E. Palmer –

 Yr 2 summer 2