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Beech

Summer Term: 2018-19
Topic: The Deep Blue Sea


English

  • Fiction books: The Snail and the Whale, Commotion in the Ocean, Bright Stanley
  • Non-fiction books about the sea and what lives in the sea
  • Poetry: looking at rhyming words
  • Dictionary/alphabet work
  • Labelling, adding captions, writing lists
  • Punctuation and grammar
  • Role play, re-telling of stories
  • Identifying ideas in texts, looking at characters and events
  • Streamed Read Write Inc. Phonics, See and Learn and class reading sessions
  • Contributing to group discussions, circle time

Mathematics

  • Number and place value
  • Multiplication and division
  • Measure: weight, capacity and length
  • Geometry: position and direction

PSHCE

  • Based on values of the week and this term’s topic
  • Father’s Day
  • Group work, circle time, free choice activities and one-to-one work
  • Trips to the library, park
  • Trips around the local area; road safety
  • Stranger Danger

Topic

  • Science: experiments/investigations
  • Humanities: Geography focus – the seas/exploring what lives in the sea
  • Art/DT: art with an ‘under the sea’ theme
  • French: body parts
  • Animal Care: weekly sessions with Kerry Attwood
  • Computing: weekly sessions with Jane Walters
  • Music: weekly sessions with Jane Rowlinson
  • PE: weekly sessions with Tom Kophamel
  • Swimming: weekly sessions with Bridget Aldridge
  • Carousel activities: forest school #2 (1st half term); forest school #1 (2nd half term)