Well term 1 has flown by and now we embrace all things Christmassy and wintery as we head into Term 2.
This term we welcome back Mrs Honorez to teach us French and we take on the new PE challenges of hockey and gymnastics.
Our PE slots will be on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Homework remains the same as Term 1.
Maths task every week. Grammar task every two weeks and spellings every week. A reading task will be set on our padlet each week too. Let's make sure we beat those Eagles!
This term our learning in English is linked to a mini history unit looking into our local area. We will study WW2 and find out about our county town and the ways it has changed through the years.
In English we will be learning about the poem In Flanders Fields to link with Remembrance Day and our class read is called Letters from the Lighthouse set in WW2. Then our second unit of writing focuses on a book called FArTHER where we will learning to write setting descriptions and letters.
We shall be investigating textures in paint this term. The children will look at different ways to create texture for landscapes. They will investigate different artists and evaluate the different techniques.
In computing we shall be creating vector shapes. We will also be using the laptops for our enrichment this term, learning to touch type properly and use computer programmes to create different work pieces - PowerPoints and word documents.
Maths will focus on addition and subtraction and then progress onto statistics. The children will also refine their skills in drawing graphs and tables and presenting data. We also have the Primary Maths Challenge this term and maths day on 3rd November.
This term we will look at money matters. Can can we be financially responsible? What is the impact of money on families and how can we help others.
Film music completes our units of learning this term. We shall be looking at the dynamics of music in films and the atmosphere it creates. Then we shall also look to create our own music and perform it.