Eric Carle Classteacher, PSHE and Thrive Leadmrs.firstname.lastname@example.org
Eric Carle Classteacher, Design and Technology Leadcdyson@holycross.plymouth.sch.uk
Summer 1 Learning
We will begin by the first 2 weeks looking at efficient methods of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division where we will be consolidating the methods we know and discuss when they are best used. Then we will take a closer look at measuring time, weight and capacity; learning what units we measure in and reading them accurately from marked and unmarked scales.
The children will continue with their Read Write Inc. sessions. They have recently been reassessed so their RWI group may well have changed. If you have questions about this please let us know. In class we will develop our reading and writing skills through units based on African animal fact-files followed by the the story ‘Handa’s Surprise!’.
Through our geography unit ‘Sensational Safari’ we will learn about the key geographical features of Africa with a focus on Kenya, learning about the wildlife, landscapes and culture. Children will compare Africa to the UK and be encouraged to recognise and respect the similarities and differences.
In this unit children learn about human and animal bodies and consider similarities and differences between them. Children engage in a variety of activities including drawing and labeling the body, using their senses to conduct an investigation, describing animal bodies and sorting animals into groups.