This half term, the children will begin with some poetry and this will be based around Halloween. As a school we will then look at a book together for a couple of weeks where we can share our work, before Class 3 moving on to basing the rest of their English around the story 'The Snow Queen'. They will be exploring the different characters and settings and will complete big writes such as diary entries, setting descriptions and eventually will write an alternate ending to a part of the story.
As we are approaching Christmas, the children will also look at some poetry based upon the season closer to the time and will write their own version of a poem.
For the first part of this half term, the
children will continue with their focus on addition and subtraction before
moving onto new topics. The children will then move on to multiplication and
division as well as other aspects of the curriculum such as shape and measure.
term, the will continue to learn all about scientists and inventors. They will
have the opportunity to learn about different inventors and scientists
throughout history and what their discoveries were. Furthermore, they will also
look at our very own superheroes, such as doctors, investigating how they use
science to assist them with their work. work.
The computing for this half term will again focus around basic skills which will help the children with other units as they move through school. The children will be looking at word processing and the different features of the programme which will help them with work in the future.
History, the children will be learning about travel and transport and how it
has developed over the centuries. They will look back to the first car,
railways and airplanes and discuss how this has helped us to get around to
The children will have 2 PE lessons a week, one outdoor and one indoor.
Please make sure your child has their PE kit with them every day as some weeks the date of these sessions may be subject to change.
The children will continue with their Spanish this term, with Mrs Stewart our Spanish specialist teacher still attending school for these sessions, working alongside other teachers in class.
RE this half term the focus will be on Christianity and Jesus. The children
will be exploring the idea of miracles and looking at some of the more
well-known miracles of Jesus, including his birth.
Art and DT
will be linked closely with the topic of weather this half term and the
children will be looking at the seasonal changes as we move from Autumn into
Winter. They will be recreating pictures of items they find on scavenger hunts
outside such as the leaves and will
presenting their art and DT work in different ways.
Geography this half term, the children will be looking at extreme Earth and the
weather conditions and problems which happen around the world such as volcanoes
and earthquakes. This will be linked to our topic of weather and we will look
at the countries which suffer from these natural disasters and how the weather