Our learning this half term is ‘Plants’ and we will be using the traditional tale of
'Jack and the Beanstalk' to help and support our learning
What did Jack's mother do when she saw the beans?
what do you think of jack climbing the beanstalk?
Was Jack right to take things from the Giant?
We know Jack climbed the beanstalk but what might he find at the top?
Can you create a new ending for the story?
We are looking at an artist called
He was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books.
Autumn term 1 we were using the book
by Mini Grey to help us with our learning.
Our Science focus 'The Human Body'.
We can name and label different parts of our bodies. What parts of your body can you name?
Have a go at this label game - Body Parts
We can name internal parts of our body and we are starting to be aware of the jobs they do.
Have a look to see how the inside of our bodies work.
Art - Portraits
On Tuesday 2nd October, we visited the National Portrait Gallery to investigate and discuss portraits from a wide range of artist. We had a wonderful visit and have gain lots of new ideas which we can add to our own portraits. Have a look at the photos below and why not try these portrait games.
A big thank you to James, who came in to show us how to turn an everyday object into a character. We hope to use this characters when writing our own Traction Man Story.
Autumn Term 2 our topic was
Our literacy book to support our topic this term is
'The Ugly Duckling'
This term we are looking at seasonal and weather changes. As part of this topic we are also focusing on the environmental artist 'Andy Goldworthy'. Keep your eye out for some of our art work inspired by him.
Spring Term 1.
Percy The Park Keeper
We are using 'Percy the Park Keeper' books
this term to help us with our learning
We will be focusing on our local environment, in particular Ruskin Park and Loughborough Junction
before comparing them with a village setting.
Percy the Park Keeper
by Nick Butterworth
Spring Term 2.
Around the World
We will be focusing on animals around the world and learning about the explorer 'Christopher Columbus'.
To help us with our topic we will be read the book
'The Snail and the Whale'
by Julia Donaldson.
History - Christopher Columbus.
Why is he famous?
What did he discover?
How did he change history?