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This term we are learning:

Our topic this term is 'Marvellous Medicine and Terrible Trenches'.


English: Our class books this term will be linked to our topic. We will be reading Archie's War by Marcia Williams and War Game by Michael Foreman. We are using these texts following the Talk for Writing Process where children will be learning parts of the texts orally, engaging in drama activities, exploring different writing genres and creating their own wonderful writing. We will also be using a range of texts during Whole Class and Guided Reading sessions alongside 'Reading Vipers', our whole school approach to the development of reading skills. 

Maths: We begin our new term with a unit of work developing children's understanding of number and place value. This will involve developing children's understanding of number using different models and representations. Children will be using equipment such as base 10, place value cards, counters, part-whole models and number lines to represent numbers, to partition and compare numbers.


Science: Plants

               Living things and their habitats


Computing: E-Safety, digital literacy, manipulating images, presenting material effectively for an  audience.


History: Medicine through the Ages- from prehistoric to the NHS. 

Geography: Locational and Place Knowledge linked to WW1 and WW2


RE: Incarnation / God - What is the Trinity?


Music: Glockenspiel Stage 1


Art: 3D Form - creating a Remembrance piece 


DT: Frame Structures (shelters)


PE: Orienteering and Gymnastics


PSHE: Healthy Relationships, Health and Well-being (personal care and hygiene)


French: All about France, greetings, numbers, family, colours and animals.


Please see the Autumn Term Parent Planner, below, to discover in more detail what we are learning across the curriculum.