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"Hello, I'm New Here!"

This half term, we are going to be thinking about our school and our local area, and where we are in the country and in the world.

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We are going to imagine that a new family are going to be moving from another country to Beeston and that the children of the family will be coming to join our school.

  • How would we describe our school / Beeston to them?
  • What will they see when they arrive?
  • What would we tell them to look out for?
  • What is special about where we are, and
  • What do we think they will like about it?




We will be...

  • looking at maps and atlases, including Google Maps
  • walking around our school building and grounds,
  • venturing out into the area immediately around our school, including our school allotment 
  • drawing our own maps of our local area

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  • learning about British artist L.S.Lowry, and looking at his work. (He drew and painted lots of pictures of towns and cities and the people in them). 
  • finding out about Lowry's life
  • doing our own drawings and paintings in the style of Lowry.

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  • observing plants at the allotment
  • learning about types of plants and identifying different plants
  • naming and labelling the parts of a plant

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Matchstalk men and matchstalk cats and dogs

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This is a song inspired by the work of L.S. Lowry. We have looked at in class and even played it while we did our own 'Lowry pictures'. We really enjoyed it!