Class 2 – Curriculum

Curriculum Map Spring 2019

Below is an outline of the work to be covered over the next half term for our topic Out of this World!

Subject Topics

This half term we will be reading and writing to entertain. We will be writing stories about space. We will begin with the story of a lost alien called ‘Beegu.’ We will also be reading the story of the Man in the Moon. We will be concentrating on using exciting vocabulary and adding detail to our writing.

We will continue our work on adding suffixes and prefixes this half term, as well as looking at compound words. We will also be working hard to spell Common Exception Words from the Y3/4 list, in fun and interactive ways.

We will begin this half-term in Maths with Fractions. We will be looking at equivalent fractions and problem solving with fractions.

In Music, we will be listening to and analysing The Planet Suite by Gustav Holst. We will also be learning to read simple music and recognise the value of notes.

In PE we will be doing dance and gymnastics.

R.E. / P.S.H.C.E
In RE this term, we will be comparing the religions of Christianity and Hinduism. In PSHE, our topic is ‘Keeping Safe in School.’ We will be looking at how to recognise bullying in all forms, realising the nature and consequences of bullying and aggressive behaviour and how to deal with it. We will also be looking at basic first aid.

Computing Skills
In ICT we will be looking at using child friendly search engines and developing strategies for keeping safe online, with links to our PSHE topic.

In Science, we will be learning to describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system. We will also be learning to describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth and we will also describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies.

History, Geography, DT, Art
We will be learning about the space race over time and the contribution of significant individuals. In Art this half term we will be sewing a space scene using a variety of textiles and materials.

Outdoor Education
Mr Thompson will now teach Outdoor Education on a Monday afternoon every week.

In French we will be learning about food.