Pine Class

Welcome back to our final term and our topic ‘Scrumdiddlyumptious!’

Overview of Learning

Get your passport ready as this term we will be jet setting around the globe, exciting our taste buds as we discover and taste glorious food, learn where are food comes from and the journey it makes before it reaches our plates and learn about fair trade food and what it means.

The focus in English will be non-chronological reports, letter writing and deepening a number of English skills.

In Science the children will learn about light and how and why shadows are created. Children will also have many opportunities to work scientifically, experimenting and analysing results as we investigate how shadows change size. In Design and Technology children will design their own fruit or vegetable softie, they will choose suitable materials for appearance and suitability and practice their sewing skills as they embellish their design. In Geography, children will compare different countries and identify why certain foods grow there and the difference between the countries. They will also research the long journey some of food goes on and discuss if this is necessary. In history, children will look at food from the past and will study John Cadbury and James lind. The children will find out why these men are famous and the significance to food. In Music the children will listen and recognise the features of music from different periods of history. They will learn the names of notes and work as an ensemble to compose a piece of music.

Discrete Subjects

Maths will consolidate multiplication and division skills, we will also be focussing on money and measurement including capacity and temperature. In art we are studying the work of Carl Warner and will be creating art inspired by him. PHSE focuses on changes and the natural process of growing older. In R.E, we will focus on Islam and identify the many similarities it has with Christianity.

Routines

  • Please read with your child every day as this is a part of their home learning. If any parents would like to come in to listen to children read then please let me know.
  • P.E. is on Tuesday and Thursday for this term. We have sports coaching which will continue to take place in Tuesday’s P.E lesson. Please ensure your child has PE kit in school including plimsolls/ trainers.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do come and see me.

Thank you. Miss Reed

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