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Chestnut

Spring Term: 2018-19
Topic: Superheroes


English

  • Texts about travel around the world: Traction Man stories, The Smartest Giant in Town
  • Non-fiction books about people who help us
  • Labelling, adding captions, writing lists
  • 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
  • Weight and capacity
  • Measuring – time
  • Geometry – position and direction
  • Problem solving

PSHCE

  • Based on values of the week and this term’s topic
  • Superheroues – how we can be helpers
  • Group work, circle time, free choice activities and one-to-one work
  • Chinese New Year

Topic

  • Science: mixing and making investigations
  • Humanities: History focus – people who have helped, Florence Nightingale, The Great Fire of London
  • Art/DT: exploring colour and Chinese art
  • French: days of the week
  • 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: ball skills (1st half term); animal care (2nd half term)