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Autumn 1

Our topic for this term is Superheroes

English

Descriptions of superheroes, Comic Strips, Narrative, Fact Files, Labels and Captions.

PE – Superhero Action Movements; Dance; Agility and Strength.

Art & Design- Drawing and Modelling Superheroes

Computing-Downloading Photographs and Images; Animation, drawing /painting superheroes through time.

D&T- Super foods; Mask-making

History-Historical Heroes/Heroines

Music- Creating Superhero Sounds

PSHE- Relationships, Recognising Good and Bad Choices; Keeping Safe; Making a Positive Contribution

Science- Human Body - Parts and Senses; Eating Healthily; Working Scientifically

RE- Christianity and Living in Harmony: How do we show we care? Comparing places of worship

Other - Super Hero Hunt – Dress up and see how many heroes you can find!  - Harvest Festival - Local Area Trips

Autumn 2

This term we are looking at space!

We will be reading the book Beegu and QPootle. We will be looking at the texts in detail and look at character descriptions.

Our science lessons will be based on the planets and their order in the solar system. We will also look at climates on each planet and why they are hot or cold.

In our Maths lessons we will be looking at the distance of each planet and their size. We will also continue to work in our Maths no Problem books. Please see the Maths section for information on what we will be covering. 

In PSHE we will be looking at the human body and the changes.

 

Spring 1

During the Spring term we are looking at Bright Lights, Big City. In this topic we will be looking at our capital city, London and famous landmarks.

We will be looking at:

Buckingham Palace,

St. Paul's cathedral,

Houses of Parliament,

Chelsea Hospital etc.

 

For Art & D.T, the children will be creating their own London landmark through box modelling.

For our final outcome, we will be hosting a open afternoon where our parents can come in and can look at the work we have been doing.

 

Spring 2

Our topic for this term is Memory box. We will be sharing our memories from the past and create memory boxes which we will fill with all the things we remember. 

We will be focusing on  Jack and the Beanstalk and Dogger during this term. 

Our final outcome will be a fairy tale story which we have adapted and improved in order to show our creative thinking.

We will have a visitor in who will talk about the changed in toys over time. 

Summer 1

This term our topic is Paws and Claws. Our reading texts are Giraffes Can't Dance, A Tiger Came to Tea and Little Hedgehogs Big Day.

We are very lucky as a vet from PDSA will be giving us a talk on how to look after animals and what they need to be happy. We are also having two workshops from ZooLab who are bringing in some animals for us to see!

Our Maths focus can be seen on the Maths section.

In science we are looking at animals, what they need, where they come from, their life-cycle and their habitat.

In PHSE we will be looking at life-cycles.