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English

Poetry 
  • Type: Rhyme
  • Text: Spaghetti Spaghetti
  • Focus: Rhythm, adjectives

Fiction
  • Text: George’s Marvellous Medicine
  • Type: Revenge story
  • Focus: conjunctions sentence types

Non-fiction 
  • Type: instructions
  • Text: model text - mock tails
  • Focus: command sentences
 

Maths

  • Place value
  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Multiplication and division
  • Shape
  • Capacity

Topics

Muck Mess and Mixtures 
Muck, Mess and Mixtures is all about getting messy! This is a science based topic and we start the topic with a messy morning. Children also get the chance to make mocktails!

In Science, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:  
  • Healthy Me
  • Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air) 
  • Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene.

In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:  
  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content 

In DT, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:  
  • Design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria 
  • Select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics 
  • Evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria 

In Art, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • Learn about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.
  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products 
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space. 

In Music, the children will be:
  • Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes 
  • Play tuned and untuned instruments musically 
  • Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music 

PSHE
In PSHE, the children will:
  • Know what to do to keep the body healthy
  • Be able to show or tell you what relaxed means and know some things that make them feel relaxed and some that make me feel stressed
  • Understand how medicines work in my body and how important it is to use them safely
  • Be able to sort foods into the correct food groups and know which foods the body needs every day to keep healthy
  • Be able to decide which foods to eat to give my body energy
  • Be able to make some healthy snacks and explain why they are good for the body

PE

In PE lessons, the children will be doing football, covering master basic movements including running as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities. In addition, the children will participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.


Term 2b

English

Core Text – What the Ladybird Heard

Revision of all areas linked with SATs.

 

Maths

  • Time
  • Measure
  • Statistics

 

Topic

This term the children will be doing Wriggle and Crawl
Wiggle and Crawl is all about mini-beasts. In this topic we get to visit Austerfield Study centre where we go pond dipping and mini-beast hunting. Other highlights include making a wormery.

In Science the children will be learning about animals (including humans) the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats.
  • Use their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
  • Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.

 

In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are: 

  • To Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content. IStopmotion Unit

In Art, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:

  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.

In Music, the children will:

  • Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.
  • Play tuned and untuned instruments musically.
  • Listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high-quality live and recorded music.
  • Experiment with, create, select and combine sounds using the inter-related dimensions of music.

RE

The children will be studying Islam and then in the last few weeks will look at the Easter story.

PSHE

The children will: 
  • Understand how to choose a realistic goal and think about how to achieve it.
  • Understand how to persevere even when I find tasks difficult.
  • Recognise who it is easy for me to work with and who it is more difficult for me to work with.
  • Understand how to work cooperatively in a group to create an end product.
  • Be able to explain some of the ways I worked cooperatively in my group to create the end product.
  • Know how to share success with other people.

 

PE

The children will be doing basketball, covering master basic movements including running as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities. In addition, the children will participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.


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