LITERACY We start the term by looking at Information Books based on our topic of Africa. We then move onto Authors and Letters and read the "Anansi" stories which have an African theme. We finish the term by looking at Language Play.
MATHS We are focussing on Handling Data, Calculating, measuring and understanding shape and Securing number facts. Learning number bonds and multiplication facts will be a constant thread throughout the term.
SCIENCE We will be looking at Light and Shadows and investigate which materials are best for creating a shadow and how to change the size of that shadow We then move onto Helping Plants Grow and determine the conditions needed for growth, culminating in growing some sunflower seeds.
ICT We are looking at sending and receiving emails and how to be cyber safe.
ART We will be painting African landscapes.
DT We will be making colourful African face masks.
GEOGRAPHY We will be looking at the continent of Africa, identifying the physical features, countries and climatic zones. We then focus on Kenya and Ghana as contrasting localities.
PSHE We are looking at Bullying. ASSESSMENTS The week beginning April 22nd is Assessment Week. Reports will be given out to parents in the week beginning June 17th.
Half Term week: Thursday 14th and Friday 15th February
Term 4 Tuesday 9th April - Friday 28th June
Half Term: Monday 27th & 28th Tuesday May
Secondary Section (KS3, KS4, KS5) 08:15 Registration 10:30 (approx.) Break (20 minutes) 12:50 (approx.) Lunch (50 minutes) 15:30 Afternoon Registration and end of School day* 15:30 – 16:30 Secondary After School Clubs *Except Friday when the School day ends at 14:30
Primary Section(Early Years, KS1, KS2) 08:05 - Teachers on duty to supervise the children 08:15 - Bell rings, school day begins 10:00 - 10:25 Early Years and Key Stage 1 Morning Break 10:20 - 10:40 Key Stage 2 Morning Break 11:50 - 12:45 Early Years and Key Stage 1 Lunch 12:00 - 12:45 Key Stage 2 Lunch 14:30 End of day for Early Years / Key Stage 1 & 2 14:30 - 15.30 Primary After School Clubs