Literacy – Jack and the Beanstalk – Familiarity with the story,
– Writing original versions of the story,
– Preparing and performing a play based on the story.
– BBC 500 words story competition,
– Fronted adverbials,
– Building competence using sentence types.
Maths – Continuing to use concrete pictorial and abstract methods for the four operations
- Learning times tables and related division facts up to 12 x 12
- Learning and applying the above skills for word problems and investigations
Art – Comic strip stories – storyboarding Jack and the Beanstalk,
– observational sketches (science observations over time)
– Colour mixing,
– Recognising and understanding primary and secondary colours.
Computing – Microsoft Publisher – Invitations, Programmes, Posters
– TTRockstars, SPAG.com
DT – Props and backdrop for performance.
Geography – Peterborough – changes since 1920
- Why are communities built near a river?
History – The history of Peterborough – What was life like 100 years ago?
– What has changed? What is different?
Music – Musical terminology: pitch, tone, volume, rhythm, tempo, melody, harmony, texture.
– Understanding the effect of music and lyrics.
– Performance – singing during Jack and the Beanstalk performance
RE – How does the Torah influence the lives of Jewish people?
- The Church Year: Is Easter a festival of new life or sacrifice?
PE – Yoga, badminton.
PSHE – Working together
– Understanding the importance of money in our lives, where it might come from, and in particular how we can earn it.
– Keeping safe in different contexts.
Science – Science skills – fair testing, observations over time, looking for patterns.