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Spring Term 2

Literacy

We will be reading a variety of books written by the British author Jill Tomlinson, who famously wrote The Owl Who Is Afraid of the Dark. We will use Talk for Writing techniques to learn a revised version and write our own stories in the same style.

Maths

We will be learning all about shapes. We will identify, describe and sort 2D and 3D shapes. 

We will also learn about fractions of shapes and quantities.

Words we will use include: half and halves, quarter and quarters.

Science

We will identify how most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other. We will use our knowledge to write basic comparative sentences.

 

Computing

We will continue to further develop skills of using technology safely to organise, retrieve and change digital content. 

R.E.

We will be answering the questions 'How do we respond to the things that really matter?' and 'How and why is celebrating important in religion and worship?' We will look at a range of Christian symbols and discuss why people might sometimes want to use symbols instead of words.

Art

We will continue to 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 be applying colour with printing, dipping and fabric crayons.

Engineering

We will be designing purposeful, appealing and functional products. We will use tools and equipment to make them and evaluating what we make against what we designed.

Music

This half term, we will listen to music with concentration, discuss our understanding and use our voices in different ways.

PSHCE

Our learning will focus on mental well-being so we can manage big feelings and the importance of sharing feelings with someone we trust.

P.E.

We will further develop the skill of underarm throwing and catching. We will apply skills we have learned before to be more accurate. We will also know the ready position and how to hold a bat in order to strike a ball.

British Values and Rights Respecting School

This half term we will focus on Individual Liberty.

 

We will also continue to focus on Article 14- Every child has the right to think and believe what they choose and practice their religion as long as they are not stopping others from enjoying their rights.

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