Welcome back after the long and warm Summer Holidays! We have a busy but exciting term ahead with special events planned for the school. I’m very much looking forward to working with all of the new and existing children in Oak Class.
Trip: In Autumn Term 2 – Woodlands
There are 2 themes this term in Oak class: Superheroes and Down in the Woods.
|Literacy||Fantasy-superheroes – Traction Man series
Stories by the same author – Mini Grey – Biscuit Bear, Toys in Space
Postcards & letters
Poems about the senses
|Maths||Year 1/2 Programme of study
Exciting new plans for every term. All National Curriculum objectives covered in each term and progressed upon. Half termly objectives sent home to parents for coverage.
|Science||Naming parts of the human body; exploring the senses.
Identify superhero scientists. Investigate how body features affect performance.
Seasonal changes 1 – autumn (including naming & describing plants)
|Geography and History (Topic)||Significant figures – Neil Armstrong and Christopher Columbus
The first aeroplane flight
|Art and DT||Look at work of LS Lowry – make pictures in the style of the artist.
Painting portraits of significant figures.
|Computing/ ICT||Internet safety
Keyboard skills – write a letter to a friend. Record messages for friends with sound buttons, learn to send an email. Programme on screen characters to carry out tasks.
Find out how the police force use ICT.
Instruments & symbols
BBC The Song Tree – Instruments Together
|PE||Responding to instructions
Games involving body parts & skills/Spatial awareness
PE with coach. Dance.
Cool Kids/ Move it Groove it/ wake up Shake up
|RE||Discussing the question ‘Who is my neighbour?’ Finding examples of good neighbours in the Bible.
Sharing ideas about how we should behave towards others.
|PSHE||Local heroes/Disability awareness/
People who help us.
|Roleplay||Hero Station (if anyone has superhero costumes in which they would like to donate to Oak Class, please give to a member of Oak).|