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Beech

Autumn Term: 2018-19
Topic: Around the World


English

  • Texts about travel around the world: e.g. Room on the Broom
  • Non-fiction books about countries of the world
  • 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

Mathematics

  • Number and place value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Fractions
  • Money
  • Geometry – position and direction

PSHCE

  • Based on values of the week and this term’s topic
  • Diwali Festival, Bonfire Night, Christmas
  • Friendship, anti-bullying
  • Group work, circle time, free choice activities and one-to-one work
  • Road safety

Topic

  • Science: space, planets (the Sun, Moon and Earth), shadows
  • Humanities: Geography focus – locating parts of the world
  • Art/DT: cooking, Diwali art, topic-based activities covering a range of skills
  • French: numbers 1-20, ages, a French-themed party
  • 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 #1 (1st half term); cookery (2nd half term)