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Autumn Term 1

Literacy 

In Literacy, we are going to be reading instructions, identifying their key features and using these features to write our own instructions.

 

Our instructions

We will also be reading lots of tradition tales and tales with a twist. We will explore the language used and identify similarities and differences between them. We will then use this information to help us write a story of our own. 

Maths

In Maths, we will be learning to count numbers up to 100 using concrete objects.  

We will learn that each digit in a number has its own value and to be able to compare numbers using place-value knowledge.

 

 

Using tens and ones

Science

In Science, we will be investigating that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults  

We will find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air)  

We will be investigating the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene.

Planting different types of food

Life cycle of a human

We folded and crumpled paper to show our exercises

Our favourite exercises

Needs or wants?

Computing

In Computing, we will revisit our learning about the importance of staying safe online, how we need to keep our personal information private and also where to go for help if we are concerned.

As a Rights Respecting School, we will be looking at Article 19: Every child has the right to be protected from harm.

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Our safety posters

Geography

In Geography, we will  use simple compass directions NSEW and directional language to describe location of features and routes on a map. 

We will learn to devise a simple map and use symbols in a key.

 

History

In History, we will be learning to explain the difference between the past and present 

We will be able to place events onto a timeline using the vocabulary of passing time and develop an awareness of the past, using common words and phrases relating to the passing of time. 

R.E.

In R.E we will be answering the questions 'How do we respond to things that really matter?' and 'What do special stories teach worshipers and others?'

We will be discussing how we look after natural resources and what we can do as responsible citizens to take care of the world. We will also look at the story of Creation and how Christians celebrate Harvest Festival.

Article 13: every child has the right to share their opinion

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Article 13

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Article 13

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Article 13

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Harvest Festival

Art

In Art we will 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 our own work. 

We will also create fabrics by weaving materials.

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Music

In Music we will be listening to different types of music to appreciate similarities and differences between patterns and rhythms.

PSHCE

In PSHCE, our learning will focus on recognising the ways in which we are all unique.  

To know how to resolve arguments that can occur in friendships. 

To understand how to ask for help if a friendship is making them unhappy. 

P.E.

In P.E, we will be developing skills in underarm throwing, catching and dodging. We will apply these skills in a simple team game.

British Values and Rights Respecting School

This half term we will be learning about the Rule of Law, Mutual Respect and Individual Liberty.

 

We will focus on two articles:

Article 15- Every child has the right to choose their own friend and join groups.

 

Article 19- Every child has the right to be protected from being hurt or mistreated.

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