Projects where History is the main focus:

Street Detectives

NC topics: Local area study; Changes within living memory; Maps

Use our pre-planned Year 2 history project, Street Detectives, to teach children about their local area. This fully-resourced project develops children’s knowledge of key landmarks, services and the community, how these have changed over the years and what they, as the young generation, can do for their local area.

Subject focus: History, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; D&T; Geography; Mathematics; PE; PSHE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Projects where History is also covered:

Bounce

NC topics: Sport and games; Significant individuals; Teamwork

Use our pre-planned Year 2 PE project, Bounce, to teach children about movement, sport, and how to refine their physical skills. This fully-resourced project develops children’s knowledge of different sports, sporting heroes, playground games and teamwork.

Subject focus: PE, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; D&T; History; Mathematics; Music; PSHE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Land Ahoy!

NC topics: Oceans; The sea; Maps; Significant individuals; Water; Boats and ships

Develop children’s knowledge of the sea, seafaring and pirates with our pre-planned and comprehensively resourced geography project, Land Ahoy! Our high quality teaching resources help Year 2 children use maps, learn about famous pirates and explorers and find out about life at sea.

Subject focus: Geography, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; D&T; History; Mathematics; Music; PSHE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Towers, Tunnels and Turrets

NC topics: Castles; Buildings; Bridges; Structures; Models

Use Towers, Tunnels and Turrets, our pre-planned Year 2 D&T project, to teach children about design, structure and materials.This fully-resourced project develops children’s knowledge of how to successfully design and build model bridges and buildings.

Subject focus: D&T, English.

Also covered: Art & Design; Computing; Geography; History; Mathematics; PE; PSHE; Science.

Resources: A wide range of teaching resources to accompany this project are available on The Hub.
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Broad Oak Primary School
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Westwood Farm School
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Hockley Heath Primary School
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Brackensdale ER Junior School
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Barry Island Primary School
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Blackrod Primary School
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St. Michael's RC Primary