Hello and a warm welcome to our SPRING TERM page!

Our new topic is Polar Explorers.

This is a Science based topic.  Our main objectives are:

To name animals that are birds, fish and mammals.

To name common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.

To describe and compare different common animals.

To describe the properties of everyday materials that are transparent, translucent, opaque, waterproof, flexible.

To compare and group materials that are transparent, translucent, opaque, waterproof, flexible.

 

To get our topic off to an exciting start, we dressed up as Polar Explorers for the day!

Below are some video clips of animals that we will be learning about...

A little video clip showing Scott of the Antarctic...ENJOY!

Villages

This is a Geography based topic and we will be learning:

 

to understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography of High Legh and of a small area in a contrasting non-European country

 how to use world maps, atlases and globes to identify the United Kingdom and its countries, as well as the continents

 how to use simple compass directions (North, South, East and West) and locational and directional language [for example, near and far; left and right], to describe the location of features and routes on a map

about key human features, including:, village, farm, house,

map skills

We will use ariel photographs to recognise landmarks,

how to use basic symbols in a key

This song will help you to learn the names of the 7 continents and 5 oceans...

We will be sharing the book

Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett.

The Titanic. 

We came to school 'dressed to impress'and we met Captain Smith.

We have enjoyed afternoon tea and a spot of ballroom dancing. 

Take a look at our photos....

Our first topic this term is called...

Holidays

To launch our topic we will be visiting Manchester Airport Visitor's Centre on Thursday - very exciting!!

 

In English we will be sharing the story of

The Storm Whale by Benji Davies. 

We will be sharing the story and writing a recount.

 

In Science we will learn to:

To identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

To identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.

To describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals including pets) distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made.

To identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock.

To describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials.

To describe and compare the structure of a fish with humans and some other animals.

 

 

Our photos from Manchester Airport!

We will find out what a Marine Biologist does and learn how the plastic in our oceans is affecting the turtles that live there.

Watch this video clip below to find out...

Our weekly time table and show and tell dates our below.