This term we will be learning about the geographical features of biomes around the world, with the intention of answering our central question:
‘What is the most extreme place on Earth to live?’
Through this topic we will also focus on the impact of humans on the environment and habitats. We will use our knowledge in computing lessons to create an informative website about a biome we have studied. During art lessons we will explore natural collage artwork and create our own collages of local landmarks in Warsop inspired by ‘Jeannie Baker’.
To link with this term’s theme, our learning in English will be centred around the books: ‘Where the Forest Meets the Sea’ and ‘Habitats’.
We will be writing persuasive texts linked to our topic and science theme, starting with an advert for a travel brochure, persuading people to visit a biome of our choice.
In maths, Nightingale will be focusing on multiplication and division for the first three weeks. We will apply our times table knowledge to develop our understanding of mental and written multiplication and division methods. We will also be focusing on money and statistics this half term.
Our science theme this half term is ‘Living things and habitats’. Pupils will investigate animals and plants that live in various habitats around the world, and how the features of habitats can effect living things. Through enquiry-based activities, children will have opportunities to pose their own questions based on our theme and develop scientific skills.
This half term pupils will have PE sessions on a Wednesday and Thursday. We will focus on developing our fitness, co-ordination and flexibility this term through ‘step to the beat’ and gymnastics.