- Class 1
Weddings, Births, Weather and the World Cup
Through this unit pupils will have opportunities to:
• Develop skills through using computing technology. This will include: working with images to create a greetings card, using the internet to find information, using iPad apps to make decisions, controlling a range of devices by inputting instructions.
• have a Virtual Reality experience of the countries taking part in the World Cup
Class 1 will be following the Semi- Formal Curriculum and will continue to develop key Communication skills including expressing their likes and dislikes, following instructions and extending greetings and conversations. The theme of this term is Weddings, Weather and the World Cup. Students will also look at a range of Non-Fiction texts including, “On the Sand,” “Visit to the Zoo,” and “Our City Holiday.” They will continue to follow an individual reading and writing programme.
Students are following a Semi- Formal Curriculum and will be learning about the World Around them. All work will be completed in a highly sensory way and will include dressing up, role play, model making, music and sensory art. The topic for this term is, “Weddings, Windsors and World Cups.” Students will look at wedding traditions around the world and in different cultures. They will also prepare for an end of term celebration of the “World Cup.” Class 1 will find out about Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
As Ramadan approaches, we will be exploring Islam. We will think about the importance of One God and the word Salaam (peace). We will respond to images of the moon and stars and Arabic calligraphy in a sensory way.
In the second half term, we will think about Chinese culture and religions. We will explore the Yin and Yang symbol from Tao beliefs, respond to Chinese music with Tai Chi movements and create sensory art based on the peaceful face of Buddha.
This term pupils will be learning to use different ingredients like flour, semolina, eggs and milk and create a healthy breakfast. Later in the term they will learn to create healthy drinks like smoothie and shakes using fruits and dairy products.As part of the activity students will use different equipment and learn to use them safely.
Class 1 will be working on Mathematics targets based on P-levels and National curriculum level
In Maths our topic for this term is "Around the world".
Pupils will develop their counting, adding and substracting skills.
In shapes and space, more able pupils will compare length and weight.
Pupils will also learn to identify some coins. They will be visiting local places where they will have opportunity to use coins to buy something from shop.