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Summer second half

Teacher: Mrs Al-Hassani

     Teaching Assistant: Mrs Khan  

 In English we will be reading a non-fiction text about the development of  transport and we will be reading our class text The Enormous Crocodile and some poetry. We will continue to work on punctuating sentences with capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks. We will be learning about adding suffixes such as ed, ful and est to words and about prefixes.


In Maths we will be covering bridging for addition, handling data (block graphs and pictograms ) using vocabulary related to dates, days of the week and months of the year, number patterns and sequences, counting in steps of 2,5 and 10 from zero. We will be revising multiplication and division and other topics covered this year.


For History we will be learning about the development of transport. We will learn about early flight and about the development of trains and we will be visiting the Museum of Science and Industry.


In Science our topic for this half term is a continuation of work we have covered on the seasons. We will re-cap over previous learning and we will be thinking about the summer season.


This will be an introduction to spreadsheets. They will be thinking about what rows and columns are and they will learn how to save and open sheets. They will learn about entering data into cells and about adding images.


We will be preparing and making a fruit salad. Art will be painting and drawing topic related.


Music will be exploring making loud and quiet sounds and slow and fast sounds.


RE will be about  the Bible – we will be learning about Bible stories. They will be thinking about the messages behind them.