Year 2

Main Theme: Look At Me!

End of Theme Project: Showcase assembly for parents/carers

Intent: What wider skills do we want the children to have developed by the end of this theme, supporting future learning and life skills?

  • Information gathering
  • Problem solving
  • Reasoning
  • Ability to change things when it isn't going to plan
  • Confidence
  • Concentration
  • Working as part of a team
  • Resilience
  • Making links

Intent: Outline the factual/topical areas that will be covered, enhancing the development of knowledge and cultural capital?

  • Colour mixing
  • Brush selection
  • Drawing and painting portraits
  • Famous artists
  • Use observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
  • Gather and record data to help in answering questions.
  • Identify and name a variety of common animals that are birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates.
  • Identify name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.
  • Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.
  • Investigate and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).
  • Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food and hygiene.
  • Identify how humans resemble their parents in many features.

Intent: What opportunities will there be to develop literacy and numeracy skills?

  • Recording information and facts they have gathered
  • Using tables and charts
  • Story writing linked to animals
  • Instruction writing

Intent: Cross-Curricular links: Which curriculum areas will be covered during this theme, developing cross-curriculum knowledge and skills?

  • Computer Science - information gathering and researching
  • Art
  • Science
  • English
  • Maths

Impact: What opportunities will be provided to assess the development of knowledge and skills?

  • Written and art work for the showcase for parents
  • Art skills development within drawing and painting
  • Animal facts
  • Instructions – How to care for specific animals

Impact: What specific areas of knowledge/skills will be developed during this theme, which will be assessed at different times by the teacher and by the pupil?

Subject Knowledge/Skill Curriculum Areas covered
Explore ideas and collect visual information. Art
Explore different methods and materials as ideas develop. Art
Use thick and thin brushes. Art
Mix primary colours to make secondary. Art
Add white to colours to make tints and black to colours to make tones. Art
Create colour wheels. Art
Describe the work of notable artists, artisans and designers. Art
Use some of the ideas of artists studied to create pieces.Identify and classify. Art
Use observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions. Science
Gather and record data to help in answering questions. Science, Computer Science
Identify and name a variety of common animals that are birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals and invertebrates. Science
Identify name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense. Science
Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults. Science
Investigate and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air). Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food and hygiene. ScienceComputer ScienceScience
Identify how humans resemble their parents in many features. Science

Impact: What specific wider skills will be developed during this theme, which will be assessed at different times by the teacher and by the pupil?

Resilience
• I can learn from previous mistakes and not get upset about the
• I can have a positive attitude.
• I am happy to have a go at something that is new to me.
Resourcefulness
• I can explain what I have learnt from someone else.
• I can ask sensible questions about my learning
• I am curious about new learning and I am prepared to ask questions to find out more.
Reflectiveness
• I can suggest where my learning could have been completed better?
• I am happy to make changes to my original ideas?
Reciprocity
• I am,happy to share my learning with others?
• I can able to think of a range of instructions for others to follow?

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