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Sparks in the Sky

                                                                                            (Guy Fawkes)



The children will find out what Bonfire night is about. They will learn about Guy Fawkes and his involvement in  The Gunpowder Plot.



In science children will explore a range of everyday materials through investigations and explorations.

 Children will compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses. They will find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.


R. E.

Children will think about celebrations:

They will think about what we celebrate and how we celebrate.

They will learn about the Christmas Story and why Christians celebrate Christmas.

Children will also investigate how Christmas is celebrated by Christians around the world.



Children will look at friendships. They will look at  Anti-Bullying.  How to  Keep  safe  indoors,  at night and on the playground.



When children picture a computer, they often think of a screen, mouse and keyboard. This topic children will explore exactly what a computer is, they will  identify and learn how inputs and outputs work, how computers are used in the wider world and designing their own computerised invention



Children will create sculpture, pop art and learn how to draw facial features to portray different emotions, all through the topic of comic superheroes and with inspired by the works of Roy Lichtenstein.



Following on from last terms science Growth and survival:

Children through exploration of what makes a balanced diet, children will taste test food combinations of different food groups. They will also aim to make a wrap that includes a healthy mix of protein, vegetables and dairy, and learn about the term ‘hidden sugars’.