This term the children will explore the topic of sustainable development and how humans impact the environment. We will be focussing on the Amazon Rainforest and the impact deforestation has on the Amazon. In geography, we will continue to look at the impact of human development on the physical features of the environment.
In English this half term, we will be starting our new core text, ‘Garbage Guts’ by Heidi Auman; it explores the theme of sustainable development specifically plastic pollution. Whilst exploring the text, we will be writing a persuasive speech about the impact of plastic on the animals. We continue to develop our vocabulary use and up levelling it using key vocabulary found in our core text and within our curriculum learning.
In maths this half term, we will continue to focus on money. We will also be looking at perimeter and length, fractions and problem solving. We will be applying our skills to real life experiences to see how we use maths in our everyday lives. We will also be visiting Tesco to apply our learning in money. The items that we purchase will be given to Strood Community Food Project.
In science, our topic will be Animals including Humans. We will explore the right types of nutrition and the correct amount of nutrition needed for animals. We will also research why animals cannot make their own food.
In DT we will be studying at recyclable fashion and how it is used within the fashion industry. We will also be designing and upcycling our own t-shirts using recyclable materials.
In PE we will also be exploring movement in dance and developing our own ball skills.
In RE, we will be exploring the church as a place of worship. We will also be visiting St Francis Church.