Spring 2017 Topics
Our over arching theme this term is Pirates. As part of this we will have pirate role play the FS area and will do plenty of pirate themed activities. In music we will learn pirate songs and be playing various instruments with our music specialist Mrs Thompson.
The Y1s and Y2s will have two main topics to their writing - information texts about pirates and stories about pirates. They will also be doing SPAG (spelling, punctuation and grammar) and learning poetry.
We will be starting the term with a science topic about materials incorporating learning about seasonal weather. Barnaby Bear will need both a winter coat and umbrella for the season and we will investigate which materials will be best suited to the purpose.
Later in the term our topics will include the festivals of Chinese New Year and Easter, making pop up cards in DT, pop art and mural making and the history of space travel.
Along side all of this we will have daily maths session this term focussing on multiplication and division, number, place value, rounding, measurements, addition and subtraction, shapes and position.
It's going to be a busy time!
Autumn 2016 Topics
Our topic this term is People who help us.
In addition to learning about people who help us in our every day lives
we will be learning about :
Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole
The Great Fire of London (how people helped each other)
The Seasons - Autumn
The last week of the half term will be spent as a Geography week. The children are going to learn about the village - the type of buildings, different types of house etc. They will then being going on a trip to Street to look at how a town is different to a village. During their visit to Street we will be having an organised visit and talk at the fire station to fit in with our People Who Help Us topic. In the latter part of the week we then be contrasting the communities the children live in with a community in a different country.
In the second half of the term we will be learning about:
Humans and other animals (Science)