Term 2 2018-19
Pop, Whizz, Bang!
This term we will be learning all about the Autumn and Winter festivals that happen at this part of the year.
We will consider what they have in common and how they are different.
Information text – This term we will be making a booklet all about Guy Fawkes. We will be practising our sentence writing and improving our handwriting.
Poetry – We have begun the first week by writing some descriptive Fireworks poems.
Story Writing- as part of our festivals work, we will be learning the Hindu story of Rama and Sita.
MATHS:We will be learning: How to use stories, picture, objects to build up the story of all numbers to 10 (including number bonds); What teen numbers are and how to make them using apparatus; How to compare and order numbers to 20, then 30; To add and subtract 1, 2 and 3 or more; How to group and share objects and coins; To compare length, height and measures; We will: Recognise, find and name a half as one of two equal parts of an object, shape or quantity; Recognise, find and name a quarter as one of 4 equal parts of an object, shape or quantity; Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes.
Science: Science this term is all about learning about seasonal changes – How has the weather and the foliage changed since we began the school year? What signs of Autumn can we see?
We will also be collecting data about the weather and plot this onto graphs to see if we can see a pattern.
As well as this we will be having some science fun linked to our festival work! We will be carrying out investigations and recording our results.
Geography: We will identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles. Last term’s map work should have prepared us well for this!
PE: We will continue to work with Mrs Davies and Mr Eyre to learn games and dance. Our Friday wake up and shake up will remain in place to get our bodies moving and wake us all up for the day!
ART: This term offers us rich opportunities for representing the fireworks of Bonfire night, Diwali and Thanksgiving and is our chance to create some stunning pictures for Christmas.
MUSIC: This is always a term jam-packed with music in the class and around the school. We will be learning Christmas songs and preparing for our vocal contribution to the Christmas performance- do come and see!
RE: We will be learning about Christmas and consider what gifts would we have given to Jesus? We will also be learning a little about the other religious festivals that take place at this part of the year and consider their similarities and differences.
Computing: This is our first term using the laptops. We will be learning basic skills of turning on and off, finding a program and saving our work.
PSHE/Values: Jigsaw Jack will be helping us to understand and celebrate the similarities and differences between ourselves and other people. We will also be thinking about those who have helped us as we reflect on Remembrance Day.
Term 1 2018-19
Where in the World is Paddington Bear?
PRIMARY FOCUS: Learning about continents and cultures around the world.
Introduction to handwriting books.
‘Where in the World is Paddington Bear’ topic.
Baby Bear and the Big Wide World
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
Number formation ; Counting forwards and backwards;
Use stories, picture and objects to build up the story of all numbers to 5 (including number bonds); Doubling numbers to 5; 2D shapes (use shapes to draw a bear); Understand and use ordinal numbers (first, second, third etc.) – via daily calendar activities; Days of the week, months and years – via class calendar; Use apparatus to create and recreate repeating patterns; Subitise to 6 (e.g. dots on dice).
OTHER AREAS OF LEARNING:
Geography: Name and locate the world’s seven continents and five oceans.
Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the continents and oceans. Identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles. Use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the countries, continents and oceans studied at this key stage.
PE: Games and Gym. Animal movement sessions.
RE: Does God want Christians to look after the world? Theme: (Links to Science and seasons) Creation Story.
Computing – Drawing skills – Teddy bears (iPads) Memory games.
PSHE/Values: Being Me in My Own World.
Science: Everyday Materials: Distinguish between an object and the materials it is made from. Identify a range of materials and describe their physical properties. Investigation – What shoes are the best for going on a bear hunt?
ART: Sketching techniques and still life. Teddy Bear sketches and paintings.
MUSIC: African instruments.
Term 6 2017-18
Fossils and Dinosaurs
Literacy: Non-Narrative: Information text – Information booklet on dinosaurs; Non-fiction through story telling. Narrative: How to Grow a Dinosaur; Stone Girl, Bone Girl; Poetry using the story telling method .
Numeracy: Use stories, pictures, objects to build up the story of all numbers to 20 (including number bonds); Creating arrays to explore the vocabulary around multiplication and division; Recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes; Tell the time to the hour and half past the hour. Draw and label the hands on a clock face; Revision of names and features of 2D and 3D shapes.
PE: Physical geography, Geographical skills and fieldwork (To be taught as part of information booklet on dinosaurs and during the trip to Pitt Rivers); Devise a simple map; and use and construct basic symbols in a key; Use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather.
RE: Shabbat and Chanukah – Is Shabbat important to Jewish children? Does Chanukah make Jewish children feel close to God.
Computing: Basic skills
PSHE/Values: Changing Me.
Science: Skeletons and fossils – Classification.
Art/DT: Father’s Day; Dinosaur sock puppets; Wassily Kandinsky – concentric circles
Music: Singing. PSHE songs and music appreciation.
P.E: Games and athletics.
Pitt Rivers/Natural History Museum visit 18th July