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Curriculum Information for Parents

 

Autumn 2

Class:  Cherry                                                                                               Woodlands

BOXALL Breakfast

PSHE / Jigsaw

 

 

Celebrating Difference

Families

Conflict within families

Anti-Bullying work

‘Cool to be kind’

Celebrating being different

 

Computing

 

Computer presentations.

Creating documents and saving work.

Using the internet to find answers to questions.

Cutting and pasting pictures into  Word document

E safety.  

Theme

History / Geography

Art/Technology

Heroes & Superheroes

Real life heroes – Fire service, police, paramedics.

History of Guy Fawkes.

Bonfire night.

Remembrance – soldiers.

British Heroes in History.

Sporting heroes.

Superheroes – creating characters through Art and DT.

 

 

Spanish

 

Continue with greetings.

counting to 10 and colours.

Music

 

How music makes us feel.

Listening to different types of music.

Playing percussion instruments.

Singing Christmas songs and hymns

PE

 

Gymnastics- travelling, balancing, rolling and jumping.

Science

 

Light

Recognising different light sources

Darkness is the absence of light

Reflective materials

Mirrors

Shadows

RE

 

Festivals

Harvest

Diwali

Creating a festival of light

Chanukiah

Symbols of Christmas

Meaning of Christmas

Structured Play

The eleven stations on offer are; reading and sensory den, computing, dressing up, small world, fine motor, malleable, construction, sand and water, creative, sensory and role play. The equipment encourages the development of physical skills, understanding relationships, problem solving, experiencing and identifying emotions, practicing roles, finding out what is ‘me’ and what is not ‘me’, relaxing, having fun and achieving mastery.

 

The questions that we will explore are:

  • What is a hero?
  • What are the different types of heroes?
  • Why do we celebrate Remembrance Day?
  • Who is your favourite superhero?
  • What materials are reflective?
  • Why does the shape of a shadow change throughout the day?
  • What number can we call in an emergency?

You could help your child by:

  • Talk about your own family and the people who make up a family.
  • How do you celebrate at Christmas time?
  • Ask them to name light sources that you use throughout the day.
  • Who are your own heroes? Discuss with your child your own personal heroes.
  • Encourage your child to read each night.
  • Share stories together.
  • Complete any homework sent home.
  • Access Active learn Maths games.
  • Write together your own superhero story
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