Welcome to Jellyfish
Mrs Jones and Mrs Cheetham are your class teachers.
Mrs Jones Mrs Cheetham
We are looking forward to our time in Jellyfish and we have lots of exciting activities and lessons planned.
Our topic question for the Spring Term is:
Did Any Good Come From The Great Fire Of london?
Geography / History
During our geography lessons, we will be looking at the Capital city of London, where it is and its famous landmarks and features.
History lessons during this term will center around the Plague and the Great Fire of London, we will be comparing London both past and present, life in the 17th Century and finding out about fire fighters roles.
Art and DT
In art, we are creating a London skyline by mixing colours and understanding what a silhouette is. We will developing our skills of drawing and painting a portrait of Samuel Pepys.
Our computing work will as always involve work around e-safety and knowing how to stay safe online. Our main focus as well as Online safety will be the Lego Builders and Maze Explorers programs. We will be developing our computing skills and creating our own animated story this term too.
In English we will be looking at fiction texts and poetry. We will be retelling and writing our own stories. The texts we will be sharing are: The Gingerbread Man, Jack and the Beanstalk, Vlad and the Great Fire of London. We will also be creating our own fire poetry.
In Reading we will be focusing on developing our reading skills and linking this with answering questions about a text.
This term we will be focusing on addition and subtraction within 20 and place value up to 50, in addition to this we will be learning all about measurements including length, height, weight and volume.
In Science we will be learning about two different topics in the Spring Term. The first topic is called Everyday Materials and we will be exploring what items are made of and the properties of materials . In the second half term our topic will be Our Changing World, we will be learning about animals in our local environment and how the seasons change.
Our circle time work will center around discussing the ways that we show people we are caring and what our responsibilities are. During this we will also discuss anti-bullying strategies and ways to promote equality and inclusion.
In our PE lessons we will be focusing on football skill and games. For these exciting activities, we are lucky to receive outside coaching.
We will be having RE days, where we will be learning about Friendships and the Easter story.