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Curriculum Plans - What is your Child Learning?

Class 1 - Summer 1st Half Term 2017

Here is what your children are learning about this half term:

Class Topic:  Stories that Jesus told.

English 

Our literacy work will link to the topic, where we will be reading parables and stories from the Bible and following up with some of our own writing. We will be writing some stories of our own, using the idea of a parable or moral.

Maths

In maths we will begin with some work on 3D shapes, looking at their properties, similarities and differences. Then we will do some problem solving involving division and multiplication and see how these are linked. We will look at how to read scales to measure weight and capacity, and all the time will be developing our mental maths skills.

Science

This half term we will complete our work on forces, looking especially at gravity and how things can move in the air.

PE

JD will continue with his Tuesday afternoon sessions, working on bat/ball skills and games. On Wednesday afternoons we have a coach from Richmond to do fitness with the children.

Art, DT, Music

We are going to be looking at the work of some modern artists such as Paul Klee and having a go at some pictures of our own. In DT we will be having a go at some sewing!

R.E

Stories and parables from the Bible.

PSHE

Our PSHE topic is ‘Looking After Our Environment’ and we will be doing some finding out about recycling.

Computing

We will be learning how to use db, including sending each other messages, drawing pictures and even doing homework and sending it to school!

French

In French we are learning about clothes.

 

 

Class 2 - Summer 1st Half Term 2017

These are the medium term plans, or put another way, what your children will be learning in each half term during the course of an academic year.

Class Topic – The Stone and Iron Age

English

  • Persuasion texts
  • Stories from other Cultures
  • Reading comprehension based on Topic work

Maths

  • Properties of shape including circles
  • Fractions, decimals and percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Inverse
  • Data Handling

Science – Plants

  • Parts and functions of a flowering plant
  • Investigation into how water travels through a plant
  • Germination
  • Flower life cycle

Computing

  • This will be taught as a week block of programming and coding after half term
  • Computing will be used throughout the term to support learning in other subjects

PE - Fitness

  • Fitness with a focus on physical strength and teamwork

Striking and Fielding

  • To understand not only the rules but how to score well in striking and fielding games. 
  • To know and use different types of throwing
  • To be confident strikers of the ball with a range of bats

History/Geography

Stone Age and Iron Age

  • To develop an understanding of what happened in the Stone Age.
  • To look into the different time eras of the Stone Age – Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic.
  • To find out what people in the Stone Age ate and how it changed over the years.
  • Develop an understanding of the events in the Stone Age.
  • Consider what life was like in the Stone Age and how it compares to life today.

Art – Cave paintings and still life flower drawing and rendering

  • To create pictures in the style of cave paintings.
  • To consider what mediums were used in the Stone Age and how they are different to today.
  • To look at different locations of Stone Age paintings and how they differ.
  • To compare Stone age paintings to modern day paintings.

Music

  • To understand and identify musical notation on Treble and Bass Staves
  • Play and perform with increasing accuracy and control:
  • To extend the range of notes on their instrument and perform as part of an ensemble (Lemon Squeezy Series)
  • Assess and evaluate their performance (What Went Well / Even Better If)

R.E

  • To develop an understanding of what a parable is.
  • To read and compare different parables from the bible, e.g. the parable of the lost son, the good Samaritan, and the lost sheep.
  • To understand the meaning of the different stories and parables Jesus told.
  • To think about how we can learn from the stories and live well in modern day life

PSHCE (physical, social, health and citizenship education)

Topic:

  • I know about myself and I can tell you the things that I am good at.
  • I can share my feelings, including when I am happy, sad or upset.
  • I can think about my worries and how to solve them – e.g. talking about it.
  • I can talk about my achievements and how they made me feel.

MFL (modern foreign languages – French)

KS2

  • I can name parts of the body in French
  • I can remember words for a range of body parts in French
  • I can imagine my own ‘monster’ and describe the appearance of it in French

 

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