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CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS                       WE ARE BRITAIN!               

WEATHER EXPERTS

WE ARE BRITAIN!                Changes within living memory 

Topic

History

Children explore life of Charles Darwin and his discovery of new animals.

Link in local carnivals.

Learn about history of Olympics

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Children contrast their own lives with that of their grandparents.

Children develop a chronology of domestic life, clothes, transport, communication methods, toys and books, food and music.

Link in with local farming communities.

 

Geog

Develop understanding of the wider world and look at different geographical features of the world

 

Make a UK weather chart, creating and filming own weather forecasts.

Learn about the countries and capital cities of the UK, the points of the compass and weather symbols.

Develop understanding of hot and cold places in the World and begin to understand climate change.

Begin to explore and understand what it means to be British

Art

Create a textile picture in the style of Eric Carle.

Make detailed drawings of animals.

Use paint and digital media to create art based on the seasons through studying famous artworks

Collage around old and new toys

D&T

Design, make and evaluate a textile exotic bird

Explore and use mechanisms to create a moving weather picture

Enjoy making food from the past and design a futuristic dish!

Literacy

Please see separate literacy overview

RE

Why are some places special?

Harvest

Christmas

Why is our world special?

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 Focus on Easter

Why are some stories special?

Science

Animals (including Humans)

Materials

Plants

Seasonal Changes to be taught throughout the year

Computing

Programming using Beebots

Using multimedia to produce, save and retrieve images and sounds

E-Safety

Programming using J2E software

Stop-motion animation

Creative technologies and technologies at home

PSHE

New beginnings

Getting on and falling out

Going for goals!

Good to be me

Relationships

Changes

Say no to bullying

PE

Fundamentals

Fundamentals

Dance

Gymnastics

Tennis

Athletics

Music

Look at ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ by Saint-Saens

Music from hot climate such as South Africa.

Sing in unison and parts, instrumental percussion ensemble playing. Take part in Traditional Tale Music Performance

Numeracy

Children will look at the place value of numbers to 100 and beyond. They will secure their understanding of addition and subtraction, recall some simple number facts and use mental calculation strategies to work problems out. They will use money and solve ‘real life’ problems. They will estimate, measure and weigh objects, and explore shape and space. They will also be practising and developing knowledge of x2, x5 and x10 multiplication facts.

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