Welcome to Oak Tree Class!
This term our topic is "HOUSES and HOMES" In Science we will be learning about the materials used in house building and how different materials have specific purposes. The children will have lots of opportunities to investigate and find out which material is best to make curtains and roofs. We will also be exploring dark and light.
In Maths we will continue to learn about addition and subtraction, multiplication and division (Year One and Two) and money and measurement .
In English the children will be exploring a wide range of Poetry and will have a go at writing their own.
Our Literacy will link with History as the children will write diary extracts related to living in different houses through history.
In RE we will think about the question "Who made the world?" and we will find out about the story of Creation and talk about how we can care for our planet.
Our PSHE lessons will continue to focus on relationships and friendships in particular.
In our topic work the children will find out about Houses and Homes through the ages including simple facts about the stone age, Celts and their roundhouses and how houses have changed inside and out over time.
In Art and DT the children will make simple sketches of houses, clay tiles with pattern and simple rubbings using different materials. Towards the end of term we will design, make and evaluate Gingerbread houses as well as a range of Christmas crafts.
ICT for Year 1 and 2 will include using the computers to do some simple emailing and messages as well as finding out about E-safety and how important it is to be safe online.
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