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 Curriculum Information for Parents

Class: Maple                                                                                          Forests

 

BOXALL Breakfast

PSHE / Jigsaw

 

 

Being different

We will look at what we understand as normal as well as how a disability could affect someone’s life. We will look at acceptance as well as bullying.

Computing

 

We will be designing, writing and debugging programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts.

We will also look at how we communicate respectfully in E-Safety lessons.

Theme

History / Geography

Art/Technology

Heroes

We will look at what it means to be a hero and  will focus on certain real life heroes such as Martin Luther King, Stephen Hawkins, Emmilene Pankhurst and Winston Churchill.

Spanish

 

Continue to improve our number knowledge,

Develop confidence in recognising and answering a range of basic questions.

Christmas vocabulary.

Music

 

We are going to look at ‘Storm’ by the famous composer Benjamin Britten (1913- 1976). Children will have to try and create a similar piece to go over a video of a ship in a storm at sea.

PE

 

Gymnastics

PE will be delivered by a sports coach and we focus on how we travel, balance, jumps and rolls.

Science

 

Classification – Evolution

Inheritance

We will be looking at: similarities between ourselves and people in our families; fossils and life cycles.

RE

 

Can Religions help build a fair world?

We will be looking at what is justice and injustice? Is it fair? What does it mean to treat people unfairly? How does it feel?

We will also be looking at Poverty and how it affects people’s lives?

 

The questions that we will explore are:

  • What does justice and injustice mean?
  • What is poverty?
  • What is a hero?
  • Who is your hero?
  • Why doesn’t my avatar move?
  • Why can people’s eye and hair colour be different to their parents?

You could help your child by:

  • Reading with your child
  • Discuss their learning with them
  • Take them to the library to access books linked with our work

 

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