Subject Area English Spring 1 Spring 2 Topic/ Focus Question Topic/ Focus Question How has firefighting changed since 1666? How can we encourage our families to lead a healthy lifestyle? Fiction- Story-telling for Writing SA-‘Dogger’ by Shirley Hughes MJ-‘Willy the Wizard’ by Anthony Browne KH-‘Traction Man’ by Mini Grey Researching ‘Health and Fitness’ and writing leaflets, booklets and reports to pass on this information to families and pupils in school. Non-Fiction-Writing a diary as Samuel Pepys during The Fire of London. Non-fiction writing about firefighting since 1666 and fire safety. Maths As part of our Numeracy this term we are looking at partitioning numbers into tens and units (and hundreds for year 2 children) in order to add larger numbers together. We will also be focusing on multiplication and division. Children will be involved in problem solving activities involving =, -, x and ÷. Recognise, describe and name common 2D and 3d shapes. Measuring length, weight and capacity. Solving problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication or division in contexts of numbers, measures or pounds and pence. Finding half, one quarter and three quarters of shapes and sets of objects. Time. Topic (History/Design and Technology) Linked Questions/areas of work How would your family stay safe in a fire? Can you design and make a model of a new fire fighting vehicle with wheels and axels? What can you find out about the Fire of London? Who was Samuel Pepys? What would you save if you were in a fire? Can you use the computer to make a fact sheet or film about The Fire of London? Linked Questions/areas of work Which food is good for you? What fruit would be good in your fruit salad/fruit kebab? What happens to my body when I exercise? Can you plan and write an exercise routine to teach to members of your family? Can you make an advert or film to encourage people to lead a healthier lifestyle (may cover one area or many)? Science Everyday uses of materials. Keeping Fit and Healthy. R.E. P.S.H.E Easter stories, symbols and customs. Going for Goals Good to be Me P.E. Outdoor-Games/Multiskills Indoor- Gymnastics Outdoor-Invasion Games Indoor- Dance Music Singing ‘London’s Burning’ in rounds. Using a variety of tuned and untuned percussion to investigate rhythm and pitch. Art and Design/Design and Technology Computing Using artists’ images of The Great Fire of London to make representations in a variety of media, including clay and ICT. Using ‘Scratch’ programme. Film making based on The Great Fire of London. Digital representation of The Great Fire of London information. Singing ‘body’ and ‘food’ related songs. Using a variety of tuned and untuned percussion to compose accompaniments. Exploring ICT in Music. Cooking and Nutrition ‘Beebot’ skills Developing use of graphics packages.
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