Well we made it through a very difficult term, it has been lovely to welcome the children back into school.
Next term we are beginning our learning journey with a topic on ‘Creepy Crawlies’. We will look at habitats, adaptation, food chains and plants. We will approach this topic through core stories and science.
Key Vocabulary; Insect, adapt, environment survive, soil, predator, prey, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore, antennae, thorax, chrysalis, cocoon
We will be writing stories and making fact files. We will also write about our observations in Science.
We will be thinking about scientific principles and making observations. We will find out about different habitats and why insects live in different places.
Vocabulary; Adapt, habitat, environment, method, predict, diagram
We will focus on Measurement – Length and Height, Weight and Volume.
Following on from this we will cover multiplication.
Key Vocabulary; Weight, height, capacity, volume, times, multiply, product
Introduce symbols for maps and map the school garden.
The children will learn about Creation and observe the Natural World.
Key Vocabulary; creation, God.
We will work on keeping our bodies healthy through exercise and healthy food.
We will also look at throwing and catching.
The children will make Papier Mache minibeasts and look at animal patterns.
We will study a unit named ‘Zootime’, the children will look at pulse, rhythm and pitch.
In PSHE we will be looking at adults both inside and outside of school and ways of speaking to them in various situations. We will be discussing different feelings we may encounter around people we do not know and what we should do if we are ever worried about what an adult says or does. We will be learning about what we should do if we get lost and important numbers to learn in case of different emergencies. We will be learning the importance of acceptable and unacceptable physical contact and teaching children that their body belongs to them. We will be educating children about safety with substances, safety at home and the different people who keep us safe.
Job, manners, polite, visitor, stranger, worry, hurt, lost, safe, fire, ambulance, emergency, 999, physical, contact, danger, damage, medicine, safe, unsafe, accident, hazard, help
Children are introduced to programming using'BeeBots'.They will exp;lore the functions and create a video to explain its capabilities.
12th April 2021 Start of term
3rd May Bank Holiday
Week Beginning 3rd May Parent/Carer Consultation Appointments
31st May – 4th June Half Term