Fruit Bats

Class Teacher: Mrs P Tilley

Term 1 Areas of Learning

Title: Rumble in the Jungle

During term 1 we will be developing our skills as: 

As scientists, we will be finding out about and comparing the structure of a variety of common animals and identify animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.

As designers, we will be learning to shape, join and decorate textiles.

As artists, we will be exploring paint and colour by using thick and thin brushes and mixing different colours.

As writers, we will use a range of stories to inspire our own narratives, as well as creating our own recounts and poetry.

Term 2 Areas of Learning

Title: The Pirates are Coming

During term 2 we will be developing our skills as:

As geographers, we will be exploring maps, find out how to use compass directions and creating our own maps.  We will be learning the names of the world’s continents and oceans and use geographical vocabulary to talk about key physical features.

As scientists, we will continue to observe the change in seasons – autumn.

As designers, we will be exploring different products (biscuits), suggesting improvements on existing designs then designing and creating our own biscuits by weighing and cooking ingredients.

As writers, we will use a range of stories to inspire our own narratives, as well as creating our own instructions and poetry.

Term 4 Areas of Learning

Title: Let’s Make a Change

During term 4 we will be developing our skills:

As historians, we will be learning about significant people from the past and recognise that there are reasons why people in the past acted as they did.

As artists, we will be learning to make collages by sorting, arranging and combining materials to create texture and form.

As designers, we will be learning to cook by cutting, peeling or grating ingredients safely and hygienically.

As scientists, we will continue to observe the change in seasons – spring.

Term 5 Areas of Learning

Title: Ready, Set, Grow!

During term 5 we will be developing our skills:

As scientists, we will learn to identify, name and describe the basic structure of a variety of plants and trees. 

As artists, we will be learning to print by using objects, different techniques, repeating shapes and mimicking prints from the environment.

 As designers, we will be learning to cook by cutting, peeling or grating ingredients safely and hygienically to create a salad.  We will also be using computer software to design our own salad box labels.

Term 6 Areas of Learning

Title: Off we go!

During term 6 we will be developing our skills:

As historians, we will describing historical events by learning about a global event beyond our memory.
We will also recount changes that have occurred in our own lives and develop an understanding of concepts such as civilisation, monarchy, parliament, democracy, and war and peace.

As geographers, we will learn about a significant local place (Bath) and ask questions such as: What is this place like? What or who will I see in this place? What do people do in this place? We will also be identifying the key features of a location in order to say whether it is a city, town, village, coastal or rural area.

As scientists, we will be exploring different materials, distinguishing between objects and the materials from which they are made. We will identify, describe and name the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock. We will also be observing the changes across the seasons – summer.

As designers, we will use materials to practise drilling, screwing, gluing and nailing materials to make and strengthen products.