In our English lessons this half term we are reading:
During this unit of work we will be writing:
A diary entry
A wishing tale story
In our maths lessons this half term we are learning about:
- Four calculations – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
- Word problems – applying our knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
In RE this half term we will be learning about:
- Our Church
Our Science unit for this half term is ‘Plants’. Children will record and make observations about plants. They will understand the conditions needed in order for plants to grow and explore the life cycle of a sunflower. We will discover what plants we can eat and how they grow. Children will learn about the work of Jane Colden and what she discovered.
In Geography this half term, we are continuing our learning about ‘Brazil’. Children will locate Brazil on map and identify the human and physical features. We will be exploring why people visit Brazil and the differences between cities in Brazil and the UK. Children will learn about the weather patterns in Brazil and compare them to where we live. Finally, we will explore who lives in the Amazon Rainforest and find out why it is getting smaller.
This half term children will be learning how to play the ukuleles and develop a greater understanding of the different elements of music making.
The children will learn the vocabulary for the different colours. They will use this knowledge to describe shapes using adjectives of colour and size. They will create animal artworks inspired by the
cut-outs of French artist, Henri Matisse.
During this half term, our computing unit is ‘Creating Media – Digital Music’. Children will explore how music can make them think and feel. They will make patterns and use those patterns to make music with both percussion instruments and digital tools. Children will also create different rhythms and tunes, using the movement of animals for inspiration.
During PSHE this half term we will be focusing on:
- Being safe in real life and online situations.
- The difference between good and bad secrets.
- The PANTS rule.
- Keeping safe with medicines and other substances.
- How God created us to help, love and care for one another.
- British Values
In PE this half term, children will be studying Cricket and Kickball. We will be developing underarm and overarm throwing techniques over a variety of distances as well as beginning to develop striking a ball from a stationary position.