Welcome to Oak Tree Class!
This term our topic is " Rumble in the Jungle" In Science we will be learning to identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants including deciduous and evergreen trees.The children will have lots of opportunities to plant and observe seeds and how they grow as well as exploring strange plants that grow in rainforests across the world.
In Maths we will continue to learn about multiplication and division and fractions (Year One and Two) and measurement of time, length and mass .
In English the children will be listening to and enjoying a range of poetry as well as learning to recite some by heart. We will read, enjoy and be inspired to write a diary page based around "The Kapok Tree" by Lynne Cherry as well writing postcards from our own adventures travelling in the jungle.
In RE we will think about the questions " Why is the word ‘God’ so important for Christians? What do Christians believe God is like?"
Our PSHE lessons will focus on Being Safe which will include sessions about Identifying household products are hazards if not used properly, exploring rules for and ways of keeping safe in a range of situations and knowing who to go to if they are worried.
In our topic work the children will find out about a range of jungles and rainforests around the world looking at the locations, weather and geographic features of jungles.
In Art and DT the children will make simple sketches of plants and flowers, use paper sculpture and collage to make a Rainforest Scene and have a go at embroidering basic flower designs.
ICT for Year 1 and 2 will include making an ebook of poems and recording sounds to be used to enhance their poems as well as finding out about E-safety and how important it is to be safe online.
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