This half term we will be looking at Bredon compared to non-European Country which will be China. Building on Knowledge from the Autumn term children will identify the similarities and differences of the physical Geography of Bredon and compare it to a small area of China.
We will be looking at mechanisms, specifically wheels and axles this half term. By the end of the unit the children will be able to: Explain that wheels move because they are attached to an axle. Recognise that wheels and axles are used in everyday life, not just in cars. Identify and explain vehicle design flaws using the correct vocabulary. Design a vehicle that includes functioning wheels, axles and axle holders. Make a moving vehicle with working wheels and axles. Explain what must be changed if there are any operational issues
Our P.E. days are Mondays and Wednesdays. It is expected that children have the correct named P.E. kit in school, jewellery such as hoops and studs as well as necklaces and bracelets are removed and long hair is tied back. Our units of work are:
Dance - Pupils will explore travelling actions, movement skills and balancing. They will understand why it is important to count to music and use this in their dances. Pupils will copy and repeat actions linking them together to make short dance phrases. Pupils will work individually and with a partner to create ideas in relation to the theme. Pupils will be given the opportunity to perform and also to provide feedback, beginning to use dance terminology to do so.
Target games - In this unit pupils will develop their aim using both underarm and overarm actions. Pupils will be given opportunities to select and apply the appropriate action for the target considering the size and distance of the challenge. They will apply their skills individually, in pairs and in small groups and begin to organise and self-manage their own activities. They will understand the importance of abiding by rules to keep themselves and others safe.
This half term we will be looking at painting and mixed media. By the end of the unit the children will be able to: Name the primary colours. Explore coloured materials to mix secondary colours. Mix primary colours to make secondary colours. Apply paint consistently to their printing materials to achieve a print. Use a range of colours when printing. Mix five different shades of a secondary colour. Decorate their hands using a variety of patterns. Mix secondary colours with confidence to paint a plate. Describe their finished plates.
This half term the unit of work builds on previous learning. All the learning is focused around one song: Round And Round, a Bossa Nova Latin style. The material presents an integrated approach to music where games, the dimensions of music (pulse, rhythm, pitch etc.), singing and playing instruments are all linked. In the listen and appraise section of this unit the children will also listen to a well-known song in that week's style.
Mrs Kay will be looking at the unit Healthy me. The children will look at the difference between being healthy and unhealthy, and know some ways to keep themselves healthy. They will look at how to keep themselves clean and healthy, and understand how germs cause disease/illness. The children will also look at how all household products including medicines can be harmful if not used properly. Another aspect they will look at is how to keep safe when crossing the road, and about people who can help me to stay safe.
This half term we will be looking at grouping data. This unit introduces learners to data and information. Labelling, grouping, and searching are important aspects of data and information. Searching is a common operation in many applications, and requires an understanding that to search data, it must have labels. This unit of work focuses on assigning data (images) with different labels in order to demonstrate how computers are able to group and present data.