Autumn 1 – wellbeing
class topic – happiness
This half term we will be using Happily Ever After texts linked to our topic of happiness and wellbeing. Firstly, we will study the story of Cinderella and explore characters, settings and events in the story. We will also use the story of The Paper Bag Princess this half term to explore fairy tales with alternative endings. We will be learning how to retell stories, as well as writing our own newspaper reports!
In our ART lessons, the children will be learning about portraits. We will use a ‘Mirror, Mirror on the wall…’ to look at our own faces and the faces of famous fairytale characters. In ART, we will use a range of materials for our portraits including collage, line drawings and paint! We will explore a range of colour pallets to reflect moods and feelings in our portraits
| Families and being kind to each other
|Hatching chicks||Yoga Bugs|
Autumn 2 – Communication
class topic -explorers
This half term our topic is EXPLORERS! We will be exploring dinosaurs in Literacy and exploring number and shape in Numeracy. In our Computing lessons we will be exploring the internet and how we keep safe online. Our Geography lessons will also take us out and about around our school, making maps and following clues to learn positional language and follow directions. We will also be exploring further afield by venturing into Ashbourne and exploring our local area! In PSHE we will explore the different relationships we have, and in PE our focus will be on gymnastics. In science, we will explore different types of materials, their properties and their uses.
This half term will also include lots of Christmas fun! We are getting excited about our Infant Nativity, and can’t wait for you all to see it!
|Explorers show and tell||We know how to stay safe online!|