This half term our topic is 'Once upon a time' and we will be answering the question,
'How can we catch the Gingerbread Man?'
It is so exciting to be able to welcome all of the children back to school after such a long time!
In Literacy, we will be immersing ourselves in the traditional tale of The Gingerbread Man. We will be reading various adaptations and comparing the similarities and differences between the tales. Using the Talk 4 Writing approach, we will be familiarising ourselves with the characters, plot and themes through the story and then moving on to write character descriptions, posters and instructions.
In Maths, we will be securing our knowledge of number recognition, exploring place value and the four operations, as well as practising number bonds to 10 and then 20.
In R.E we will reflect on this half term's value of 'FRIENDSHIP'. We will also be answering the question - 'Who is a Jewish and how do they live?'
In Science we will be investigating seasonal changes and the impact on our environment.
In History, we will be investigating and learning about significant people from history and how they have helped us.
In Art, we will be looking at different painting techniques and creating self-portraits.
Check out this page for photos below, showing all of the fantastic things we have been doing in our learning!
At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band. Make sure you are also using Sum Dog and preparing for your weekly spellings challenges!
Welcome Class 2
'Where does our food come from?'
This half term our topic is 'Where does our food come from?' and we will be researching farming and looking at where different foods come from.
We are looking forward to lots of exciting learning opportunities both indoors and outdoors now that the nicer weather is on its way!
In English, we will be immersing ourselves in the story 'Mudpuddle Farm' by Michael Morpurgo. We will be working on a poetry unit, where we will be writing our own verses for class poems. We will also be writing instructions for how to plant seeds.
In R.E we will reflect on this half term's value of 'Kindness'. We will also explore the 'Understanding Christianity' unit of our RE curriculum.
In Maths, we will be working on the ‘Multiplication and Division’ unit of Power Maths. We will be focusing on becoming secure with problem solving.
In Science, we will be looking at where our food comes from. We will be planting and growing some of our own fruits and vegetables, understanding what plants need to grow and drawing and labelling parts of plants
In Geography, we will be doing map work. Looking at what maps are, why and how we use them. We will also be learning about compass directions.
Check out this page for photos below, showing all of the wonderful things we have been doing in our learning!
At home - your challenge is to continue working towards your next Reading Karate Band. Make sure you are also using Sum Dog and preparing for your weekly spelling challenges!