Cowley Hill Primary School

Learning for tomorrow everyday

Winstre Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 5DP

020 8953 2218

Year 2



This term, Year 2 will be focusing on the topic of Asia. The topic will develop their understanding in a range of subject areas including History, Geography, Art and Music.

In Geography, the children will be exploring the different landmarks within Asian countries and developing their understanding of how to use different types of maps, including locating World Continents and countries within Asia.

In History, we will be looking at how India, specifically Mumbai, has changed over time as well as looking at traditional Indian stories.

In Art the children will be exploring the medium of ‘print’ and will be designing and creating Indian themed patterns.


Computing lessons will enable us to explore was we can stay safe when using the internet, focussing on E-Safety. We will also be learning about programming and coding.


In PSHE, we will be exploring the subject of Relationships. We will be learning about how we can develop positive relationships with friends and looking at how each family is different. We will also be focussing on ‘Changing Me’ looking at how our bodies continue to change and develop.


In RE, we will be looking at ‘Symbols and Actions’. We will be identifying religious symbols and investigating what they represent and stand for.


In Maths this term, the children will be building upon their understanding of number, exploring counting in 2s, 5s and 10s and different ways we can represent this. We will be developing our understanding of addition and subtraction, learning how to represent calculations pictorially and in the expanded written method. We will also be recapping out learning about time, focussing on problem solving and the duration of time.


In English, we will be learning about information texts, exploring the features of an information text and moving on to writing our own information texts about sharks. Following this, we will be exploring narrative writing focussing on ‘Last stop on Maarket Street’.