GLF Schools

GLF Schools

GLF Schools was founded in 2012 in order to enable the federation of Glyn School (an academy in 2011) and Danetree Junior School. Together, we began our journey to become a MAT of more than 1000 talented staff working with over 10,000 children in 40 schools across 5 regions in southern England.

Our Schools

Banbury Region

Banstead Region

Berkshire & Hampshire Region

Caterham Region

Crawley Region

Didcot Region

Epsom Region

London Boroughs

Redhill Region

Sunbury & Camberley Region

Year 2

Welcome to Year 2

Dolphin  Capture    Starfish


Theme Big Question What we will learn

Curriculum information documents

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Buildings and Structures

Can Buildings Speak? Can buildings speak? There are structures all around us. We see many different styles of building in our local area; what do we notice about their design, their shape, what is their purpose? What can be done to make them stronger? Throughout this theme, we will build on the knowledge and skills that we developed when we watched our own school being developed. We will investigate structures around the world, their names, locations and purpose. We will explore the impact of climate on construction and design. We will develop our awareness of homes around the world and how people choose to use buildings. 

Topic Knowledge organiser - Can Buildings Speak?


Science knowledge organiser - Use of everyday materials


Core drivers document - Autumn


Wonders of Wildlife

What Is A Habitat? All living things – plants, animals and people – have a home or somewhere to live called a ‘habitat’. It could be huge like the ocean, or small, like a leaf. It could be a forest on the other side of the world or a tree in our local area. Do you know any habitats? We will investigate habitats, flowers and insects. Have you seen flowers or insects? Where did you see them? We will learn that flowers and insects depend on each other and how to look after habitats so that animals and plants can survive. We will focus on Charles Darwin as a famous scientist and how he influenced our understanding of habitats. Internationally, we will learn about the loss of some of the world’s habitats and how this can be prevented. By the end of our topic, we will truly have explored the wonders of wildlife. 

Topic Knowledge organiser -What Is A Habitat?


Science Knowledge organisers -

Living things and their habitats



Core drivers document - Spring


Picture postcard

Where Would You Like To Go On Holiday? 
Holidays are special days when we take a rest from school and work. Our holidays in the past were very different from holidays today. Now that we can travel to all parts of the world and even space, who knows where we will go for our holidays in the future? In the modern world, travel has continued to become cheaper, particularly air travel. There are relatively few places left in the world today that are not someone’s holiday destination. As adventurous learners, we will study tourism and how it has impacted a locality, now and in the past, positively and negatively. Tourism is widely recognised as the world’s largest industry and, as with other forms of economic activity, it reflects the increasing interconnectedness of the international economy. We will discuss this how concept relates to use of the internet for holidays and become travel agents ourselves, finally designing and making our own holiday souvenirs to market.

Topic knowledge organiser - Where Would You Like To Go On Holiday?


Science knowledge organisers - Animals including humans


Core drivers - Summer