Class Learning – Spring Term
In English this term we will exploring and using quality texts as a stimulus for writing. Children will be learning how to write different kinds of genre such as stories, descriptions and reports. We will be focusing on writing sentences that make sense and using a range of punctuation. We will also be focusing on our spelling and handwriting skills.
In reading we will be developing our comprehension skills.
In Maths we will be learning to add and subtract using partitioning and column addition and subtraction. We will also be learning how to add and subtract fractions and find fractions of amounts. We will learn our 8 times tables and the related division facts. Help your child by practising their tables. We will also be learning to convert analogue to digital time and adding amounts of money and finding the correct change.
In Science we will be learning about Animals and Humans. In this topic we will explore the different foods our body needs to be healthy and why our skeleton is important. We will be investigating which foods different animals eat, understanding that different animals have different diets. We will be learning to identify whether an animal is a carnivore, herbivore or an omnivore. Why not check out our QR codes of us sorting different animal skeletons?
We will end the term by looking at the importance of light. We will be learning about different sources of light, reflection of light, how to stay safe in the dark, the sun, shadows and the difference between opaque, translucent and transparent materials.
In Geography our topic is Natural Disasters. During this topic we will learn what volcanoes and earthquakes are, how they are formed and the impact they can have on people’s lives. Keep checking our homepage for exciting photographs and videos!
In History we will be learning all about Ancient Egypt. As part of this exciting topic, we will be investigating who Tutankhamen was and where he was found, comparing modern and ancient burials, researching the River Nile and the impact it had on Egyptian life, creating timelines and learning about the Egyptian Rosetta Stone.
In Computing this term our learning focus is ‘We are Presenters’. We will be using iPads to create our own internet safety video. Watch this space for uploads! In RE we are studying Islamic Rules and Rites of passage and thinking about what we know about Jesus.