It’s all about fire this term where Willows will be learning about the Great Fire of London and Samuel Pepys, fire safety and The Gunpowder Plot.
We will be practising our joined handwriting and through literacy and history we will be writing seasons and firework poems, sequencing, diaries, fact cards and information, newspaper reports, posters and labelling. Our role play area will be Samuel Pepys’ house.
In maths we will be learning all about adding and subtracting numbers as well as problem solving. We will also be exploring measuring and graphs.
E-Safety will be our main focus in computing but we will also be learning a using a range of different software packages to create pieces of work across the curriculum.
RE is Harvest festival time as well as learning some of the stories starting from The Creation.
Through science we will be drawing human and animal life cycles and finding about healthy living and exercise.
We will also be celebrating the country of India in our Multi cultural week looking at Rangoli patterns, learning some Indian style dance in PE and finding out about the Festival of Diwali.
Willows Term 2 November 2016
Toys R Us!
Toys! Toys! Toys! Christmas is on its way! A busy term with KS1 presenting this year’s Christmas nativity production all about the birth of Jesus.
Literacy is all about writing letters of persuasion to Father Christmas, poems about animals, toys and Christmas and writing Christmas present lists.
Toys in History is all about comparing old and new toys and reading Old Bear Stories.
As our topic is toys we will be exploring and playing games and using controllable toys through computing, looking at algorithms of instructions and evaluating each game and toy.
This term Science and Geography are linked looking at Living things and finding out what each animal needs to survive in their habitat.
We will be developing our addition and subtraction further in our maths problem solving and we will be exploring these skills using money. We will be measuring ingredients to make Christmas treats. Our role play area will be a toy shop where we can practise using money to buy toys and give change.
Our Art topic will be using the techniques of appliqué and embroidery to make amazing Christmas decorations.