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Summer Term 1

Literacy

We will be reading a variety of classical poems including Please Mrs Butler and The Owl and the Pussycat. We will learn them off by heart and using different techniques to perform them to others.

 

Maths

We will be learning to tell the time to the nearest five minutes. We will also be finding the durations of time using analogue clocks. You can help your child to learn by asking them questions like, 'It is 3 o'clock now, what time will it be in 1 hour?'

 

We will also be learning to measure and compare volumes of liquid using different containers. Please encourage your child to look at volumes of household objects like drinks, shampoo and washing up liquid.

Science

We will be using our observations and simple equipment to identify things that are living, dead and never been alive. We will also be explaining the basic stages of a lifecycle of animals including humans.

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Computing

We will test and amend a set of instructions then write out own algorithms before testing them to see if they work.

History

We will use a range of sources to answer questions and explain how and why people acted like they did in the past.

R.E.

We will be answering questions including 'How do we respond to things that matter?' and 'Why do Muslims believe it is important to obey God?'

We will investigate the importance of prayer (salah) in Islam and various rituals which are all ways of showing obedience to God.

Engineering

We will further develop the skills we learned earlier in the year when we cut fabrics using templates before joining and decorating them.

Music

We will continue to practice on the Indian Dhol Drums, applying skills we learned earlier in the year and playing with more precision.

PSHCE

We will learn to recognise risk in everyday situations  and what actions can be taken to minimise harm. We will learn how rules and restrictions help to keep us safe.

P.E.

We will be developing the skill of throwing overarm for distance, striking a ball, fielding a ball and then applying these skills in a simple game.

 

British Values and Rights Respecting School

This half term we will focus on the Rule of Law, linking our work to PSHCE.

 

We will focus on one Article:

Article 13- Every child has the freedom of expression, linking our work with Engineering.

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