The World and Beyond (Summer 2)
Latest News 11th July 2023
WOW! Class 1 you have not disappointed! Thank you for all your orignial, creative and wonderful homework projects. They are truly amazing. From Queen's Handbags to London Landmarks you have taken on board our topic and really excelled. Thank you to your grown ups too!
Thank you to those grown ups who were able to join us today to share our stories based on 'The Queen's Handbag' and celebrate our success this half term.
This half term our core text is 'The Queen's Handbag' by Steve Anthony. This week we have read the story and looked at other fiction books thinking about what happened at the beginning, middle and end.
Steve Anthony also wrote 'The Queen's Hat.'
We have been partitioning 2 digit numbers into tens and ones. We used numicon, coins, cubes, ten frames and Base Ten equipment to help us to draw our different representations.
Geography - Where in the world is the United Kingdom?
We spent some time locating the United Kngdom on a map of the world and talked about why the UK is an island. We learnt about the 4 countries that make up the United Kingdom and their capital cities, and worked in pairs to create our own maps, adding the flags too.
Seasonal Changes in Science - The Summer Solstice - 21st June 2023
We revisited our school grounds to compare our spring equinox photographs to things we can see now summer has arrived. We talked about how the types of plants and flowers growing are different to those we saw in the spring and how the trees have changed. We compared the temperature too and thought about our weather chart showing lots of sunshine.