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We used recycled plastic to make Eco bricks, these will be used to make a bench for the Southport Flower Show 2019.

We used recycled plastic to make Eco bricks, these will be used to make a bench for the Southport Flower Show 2019. 1 Eco bricks
We used recycled plastic to make Eco bricks, these will be used to make a bench for the Southport Flower Show 2019. 2 Eco bricks
We used recycled plastic to make Eco bricks, these will be used to make a bench for the Southport Flower Show 2019. 3 Eco bricks
We used recycled plastic to make Eco bricks, these will be used to make a bench for the Southport Flower Show 2019. 4 Eco bricks

Clean Up Week 2019

Clean Up Week 2019 1 We used recycled materials to make pencil pots
Clean Up Week 2019 2 We used recycled materials to make pencil pots
Clean Up Week 2019 3 We used recycled materials to make pencil pots
Clean Up Week 2019 4 We used recycled materials to make pencil pots
Clean Up Week 2019 5 We used recycled materials to make pencil pots
Clean Up Week 2019 6 We used recycled materials to make pencil pots

Willow Grove Primary School

Curriculum Information for Parents

                                    Summer 1

   Class:  Willow                                                                                      Woodlands    

BOXALL Breakfast

PSHE / Jigsaw

 

 

Social play and interaction

Learning about each other

Sharing

Jigsaw

Relationships:

Different families

Keeping safe

Friends

Falling out

Making friends again

Good and bad secrets

Computing

 

Keeping safe online

PowerPoint presentations

Computer skills: Saving and retrieving data

Theme

History / Geography

Art/Technology

Inventors and inventions

History of inventions

How things have developed over time?

Comparing old and new

Designing something ourselves

Inventors

How to become an inventor

Spanish

 

Spanish transport words for car, bus, plane, train

I like

I do not like

Yes

No

Music

 

Exploring instruments.

Rhymes

Singing

The pulse

PE

 

Y3 Swimming

Premier Sports, striking and fielding

Science

 

Animals including humans

Choosing and making a collection of animal pictures

Taking care of teeth

How the environment gives animals food and shelter

Look for information and pictures about animals

What foods animals eat

RE

 

Why do Christians love to tell stories about Jesus?

The stories Jesus told

The bible

The miracles of Jesus

 

 

 

 

 

Structured Play

There are four stations on offer which are; Role Play, Sensory Garden, Construction and Projected 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:

  • Why have we fallen out?
  • How can we make friends again?
  • How do we look after our teeth?
  • What do animals eat?
  • How do things work?
  • What would you like to make?

You could help your child by:

  • Enjoy books together.
  • Talk about what your child has done at school.  
  • Play together
  • Encourage personal skills eg brushing teeth, getting dressed independently
  • Talk about how we can care for other people
  • How does money from charity help?

 

For the World Book day we looked at the book 'We're going on a bear hunt' by Michael Rosen. We then went outside and found different materials to make our own bear hunts.

For the World Book day we looked at the book 'We're going on a bear hunt' by Michael Rosen. We then went outside and found different materials to make our own bear hunts. 1
For the World Book day we looked at the book 'We're going on a bear hunt' by Michael Rosen. We then went outside and found different materials to make our own bear hunts. 2
For the World Book day we looked at the book 'We're going on a bear hunt' by Michael Rosen. We then went outside and found different materials to make our own bear hunts. 3
For the World Book day we looked at the book 'We're going on a bear hunt' by Michael Rosen. We then went outside and found different materials to make our own bear hunts. 4
For the World Book day we looked at the book 'We're going on a bear hunt' by Michael Rosen. We then went outside and found different materials to make our own bear hunts. 5

In Science we used magnifying glasses to look at plants we had found,and then used different words to describe them.

In Science we used magnifying glasses to look at plants we had found,and then used different words to describe them. 1
In Science we used magnifying glasses to look at plants we had found,and then used different words to describe them. 2
In Science we used magnifying glasses to look at plants we had found,and then used different words to describe them. 3
In Science we used magnifying glasses to look at plants we had found,and then used different words to describe them. 4
In Science we used magnifying glasses to look at plants we had found,and then used different words to describe them. 5

Willow Grove Primary School

 

Curriculum Information for Parents

 

Spring 2

Class: Willow Woodlands

BOXALL Breakfast

PSHE / Jigsaw

 

 

Healthy Me

Healthy foods

Healthy drinks

Healthy resting

Keeping safe with medicines

Looking after myself

Computing

 

Keeping safe online.

To understand what an algorithm is and how we have to give a computer exact instructions.

Programming toys.

Theme

History / Geography

Art/Technology

Above and Below

Looking how objects have changed over time.

Learning about someone in the past.

Looking at differences in old and new objects.

Spanish

 

Animal words and rhymes

My name is …

Yes

No

Hello

Music

 

Exploring instruments.

Rhymes

Singing

PE

 

Invasion games.

Y3 Swimming.

Science

 

Plants

Growing plants from seeds

Learning about how plants grow

Recording plant growth

Fruit

Vegetables

Collecting plants

 

RE

 

Special places and symbols.

Special objects.

Special Christian objects

Inside a church

Good Friday

Good Friday feelings

The cross

 

Structured Play

There are four stations on offer which are; Role Play, Sensory Garden, Construction and Projected 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 can we find ‘above and below’?
  • What were old aeroplanes like?
  • What are the differences between old and new aeroplanes?
  • What do plants need to live?
  • Can we name different parts of a plant?
  • Can we describe that plant when we use a magnifying glass?

You could help your child by:

  • Go for walks or to the park and look at plants, flowers and trees.
  • Talk about the names of plants.
  • Encourage learning about the UK and its countries and surrounding seas on maps or a globe.
  • Enjoy books together.
  • Talk about what your child has done at school.

                                  Willow Grove Primary School

 

                              Curriculum Information for Parents  Spring 1

 

                                                                 

   Class: Willow                                                                                                      Woodlands     

 

Hello Time

Breakfast

PSHE / Jigsaw

 

 

Talk about news and experiences.

Sharing, accepting, kind words, kind hands, kind feet

Jigsaw focus:

Dreams and Goals

What can I do?

What am I good at?

How does that make me feel?

Working with each other

How does it feel to work together nicely?

Making something together

Computing

 

Continue to practice logging on and off a computer

Word processing

Keyboard familiarity

Basic typing

Encourage children to access Dance Mat Typing at home to explore a standard keyboard layout and increase their typing fluency.

Theme

Geography

Art/Technology

Barnaby Bear Focus

Looking at the UK on maps

Naming the countries in the UK

Recognising the land and sea on maps and the globe

Looking at the features of countries

Spanish

 

Saying hello, goodbye, yes and no.

Knowing the names of some animals   eg dog, cat, mouse, fish, rabbit

Remembering colours

Music

 

Children will work on singing, listening, dancing, choosing, sharing, practicing and playing instruments.

PE

Invasion games

Science

 

Materials

Name objects and the materials they are made from

Describe materials

Sort materials and objects in to groups

Testing materials

Thinking about why objects are made from that material  e.g. walls are made from bricks

RE

 

What do Christians believe in?

 

Christians believe in God

Christians believe in the stories about God

Ideas about God

 

 

 

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:

Can you name that object?

What is that object made from?

What does it feel like?

What does it look like?

Can you put those objects into groups   e.g. objects made from metal, plastic, wood, glass?

Which country do I live in?

Which countries are in the UK?

What are the countries like?

You could help your child by:

Asking them what they have learned about in school.

Talk about the different materials objects are made from at home and in the environment   e.g.  plastic, metal, glass, wood and fabric and what the materials feel like e.g. hard, soft, squashy and stretchy.

 

 

 

 

Curriculum Information for Parents

 

                                                                   Autumn 2

   Class: Willow                                                                                                      Woodlands     

 

Hello Time

Breakfast

PSHE / Jigsaw

 

 

Talk about news and experiences.

Sharing, accepting

Celebrating Differences~

How am I different to everyone else?

What I like about myself?

People look different and like different things.

Bullying is unkind.

Kind and unkind words.

 

Computing

 

Understanding the importance of using the internet safely.

Logging on independently.

 

Theme

History / Geography

Art/Technology

Superheroes

What is a hero? And why?

What superhero would I be!

Looking at armed forces and people who help us. Understanding roles within the community.

Spanish

 

Saying hello, goodbye, yes and no.

Continuing learning colours in a seasonal way.

Learning how to say my name is….

Music

 

Children will work on singing, listening, dancing, choosing, sharing, practising and playing instruments.

PE

 

Gymnastics

Science

 

Seasonal Changes

What can we find in the environment in Autumn?

Completing a weather diary.

Identifying the seasons.

Similarities and differences in the seasons.

The effects of extreme weather.

 

 

RE

 

Why do Christians Celebrate Christmas?

How it feels to receive gifts.

How it feels to give gifts.

The gifts Jesus received when He was born.

Celebrating Christmas in the church.

 

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:

 

Can we name the seasons?

What is similar about the seasons?

What is different about the seasons?

What kind of wild weather can there be?

How does the weather affect us?

 

You could help your child by:

Asking them what they have learned about in school.

Talk about the seasons and what we can see in the garden or the environment.

Remembering and talking about seasonal activities   eg playing in the snow, paddling in the sea, wearing suitable clothes.

 

 

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