Class 2 – Curriculum

Curriculum Map Spring 2019 (2nd Half-Term)

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

Subject Topics

English
This half term we will be reading and writing to inform. We will be writing reports about planets and making information leaflets. We will also be writing recounts about the lives of Neil Armstrong, Tim Peake and Helen Sharman. Finally we will be learning about the ‘hidden figures’ of woman who contributed to the space race.

Spelling
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.

Mathematics
We will begin this half-term in Maths with Length and perimeter. We will also be looking at geometry and properties of shapes.

Music
In Music, we will continue learning musical notation and learning to play the recorder.

P.E.
In PE we will be doing gymnastics.

R.E. / P.S.H.C.E
In RE this term, we will continue to compare the religions of Christianity and Hindus. In PSHE, our topic is ‘Friendship and Relationships.’ We will be talking about healthy and unhealthy relationships. We will also consider the qualities of a friend and what we value in our friends. We will look at how friendships can change and develop strategies for resolving conflict.

Computing
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.

Science
In Science, we will be learning about the other planets in the solar system.

History
We will be learning about the space race over time and the contribution of significant individuals.

Art & DT
In Art this half term we will be doing sewing a space scene using a variety of textiles and materials and using clay to create space scenes.

French
In French we will be learning about animals and hobbies.