Exciting things the children will be learning in the Spring term…
In English we will be looking at traditional tables (fables), recounts and shape poetry. In Maths we will be covering geometry, multiplication and division, measure and time. In Science, we will start the term learning about the importance of skeletons and how muscles work. After half term, we will move on to learning about the lifecycle and parts of plants. In Geography, we will be learning about the continents and looking at the countries, key mountains and rivers within Europe. In History during the second half of the term, we will be looking at the history of the local area, including how farming equipment has evolved. In PE, we will be covering dance, ball handling, gymnastics and striking and fielding games. Our focus in Art lessons will be on the artist Ruth Daniels and we will be learning colour mixing, shades and tints in order to create our own painting inspired by her artwork. In DT, we will be planning and creating a healthy, savoury snack. We will be continuing to learn to play the recorder in Music before moving on to singing songs from different European countries. In PSHE, we will be covering Diversity and Communities in the first half term then drug education and relationships and sex education in the second half of the spring term. In French, we will be covering the story of Little Red Riding Hood (Les Petit Chaperon Rouge) and fruits. In Computing, we will begin by learning about spreadsheets and move on to email using Purple Mash. In RE, we will be covering the units ‘What is it like to follow God?’ and ’Why is prayer important to Muslims and not for some people?’.