This term our topic is dinosaurs!
The children will learn all about dinosaurs including a trip to Pitts Rivers and a visit from a blow up exploration dome company! The children shall investigate when dinosaurs existed and where they lived. They shall also learn the names of some of the key dinosaurs and their features.
In the first half of maths this term we shall be focussing on number recognition, fractions, adding and subtraction. We shall be carrying on using lots of mathematical resources to support our learning.
Towards the end of the term your child will also learn about multiplication, chronological terminology and number problems.
In the first week of term we shall be going on a trip to the Pitts Rivers museum. The children shall focus on creating a recount about their trip. They shall then move on to learning the story of ‘Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp’. The children shall spend three weeks working through the story telling process of imitating, innovating and inventing.
Each week we shall be having a spelling, punctuation and grammar focus to help the children get ready for under of the year expectations.
In science our main focus is on animals. Therefore the children shall be working on identifying and naming a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
All children will take part in at least one forest school session per week. They will learn team work skills, co-operation and perseverance as well as opportunities to develop their knowledge and understanding of the world, maths and literacy skills.
During design and technology lessons the children shall be creating sculptures of dinosaurs.