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Term 6 Topic

What are we learning about this term?


Our topic is Plant Life – ‘What can we grow?’


* English: News writing, discussion, instruction writing on how to grow a bean, diary writing, story writing, letter writing and poetry reciting.


* Maths: Money - addition and subtraction, number and place value to 100, 2D and 3D shape, fractions, time, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division.


* Science: Labelling parts of a plant; identifying and naming a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees; observing and describing how seeds and bulbs grow; finding out what plants need to survive; planting and growing beans, flowers and vegetables.


* Geography: Looking at a range of fruit and vegetables, finding out where they were grown and marking locations on a map.


* Religious Education: Judaism - Learn about Shabbat and Creation.


* Art: Natural collages based on the work of Andy Goldsworthy and paintings based on the work of Vincent Van Gogh.


* Music: Learning and singing songs with expression. Selecting instruments and combining sounds for a class composition.


* Personal, Social, and Health Education: Jigsaw scheme of work – Changing Me.


* Physical Education: Games activities.


* Design and Technology: Making a garden in a box.


* Computing: Algorithms and keyboard skills.




Please could your child bring in plant books, pictures, posters and cactus to share and talk about.

Thank you very much.