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Paws, Claws and Whiskers

 

Our topic this term is Paws, Claws and Whiskers. We will be learning about the differences between animals and humans, where animals live in the wild and their habitats. Our writing focus will be books including animals, such as Farmer Duck and Pig in the Pond.

 

We are very lucky to have already had a visit from the PDSA to introduce our topic and explain to the children how we should care for our animals. We will also be visiting Stockley Farm on 3rd May 2017 to support the children’s learning in this topic. If you have not yet paid for the trip, please do so as soon as possible. We are also hoping to have a visit from Ringo the Police Dog to show us how much he has grown since his last visit.

Spring 2 - Bright Lights, Big City

 

This term we will be learning all about London. In geography we will be learning about how cities are different from the countryside and about the famous landmarks of our capital city.

 

In history our learning will focus on The Great Fire of London.

 

In literacy we are reading the book; Katie In London. We will be retelling the story as well as making up our own adventure for Katie. We will be making our own travel guide to London using ICT.

Spring 1 - Moon Zoom!

We will be thinking about Space. We will be learning about space travel and the important advances that have been made including the key people in the story of space exploration. We will also be learning all about the Solar System.

 

In literacy we are reading the book Whatever Next, we will be retelling the story as well as making up our own adventure for Baby Bear.

 

We are very pleased to be having a Spaceman visit on Friday 20th January, he will be helping us launch our rockets, and helping us with our learning and ideas for our writing.

Autumn 1 - Memory Box

This half term our topic is called Memory Box.

 

We will be thinking about how we have changed since we were babies and what skills we have learnt.

 

We will be asking the children to speak to their parents and grandparents  about what life was like when they were a child and how things have changed.

 

Our role play area is a Baby Clinic  and we will be thinking about how we keep ourselves healthy.

 

We will be learning about keeping our teeth clean and how our bodies grow.

 

We are looking forward to the children sharing their memories and introducing us to their special  teddy who will be joining us for a Teddy Bears picnic in October.