Oak Class

Welcome to our Oak Class page. This is where we share our news and topics for this school year.

Term 2:

Subject

 

Sentence explaining curriculum

English

We will be working towards writing our own recount. To support us we are looking at the traditional tale of ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and how the characters have different perspectives of the events.

Maths

In maths we are consolidating our counting up to 20, finding one more than and one less than identified numbers, and adding and subtracting one-digit numbers. We will be using lots of objects and pictures to help our understanding.

Science

Our topic will focus on materials. We will be looking what materials different objects are made from and the properties of these.

Humanities

In Humanities this term we are looking at the world. We will be focussing on the continents and oceans on Earth, and comparing the lives of others in the world to our own.

RE

In RE we will be learning about Birthday’s and what this means to many different religions.

Art and Design

Art will not be a focus this term, however children will be taking part in Theme day later in November which involves lots of Christmas Art work.

Computing

In Computing this term we are looking at navigating ourselves around a computer, particularly on Microsoft Word. We will also be looking at programming on the website Scratch.

Music

Learning that we can notate music – how to read and write sound. Learning how to play percussion instruments properly. Learning to be able to select appropriate instruments for differing rhythms

Being able to sing more thoughtfully and start to sing in rounds. Learning to be able to maintain a rhythm against others.

PE

In indoor PE we will be looking at Dance and how we can use different equipment to create routines to music. In outdoor PE we will be looking at ball games and improving our skills of throwing and catching.

Phonics (EY and KS1)

We will be using the Letters and Sounds scheme in Phonics. We will be recapping previous sounds from phase 3 and 4 to consolidate our learning of these. We will also be introduced to phase 5 sounds over the course of the term.

Term 1:

Subject

 

Sentence explaining curriculum

English

We will be reading Chalk by Bill Tomson and using this as a stimulus to help us to write our own short stories. We will be focussing on using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.

Maths

In maths we are consolidating our counting up to 20, finding one more than and one less than identified numbers, and adding and subtracting one-digit numbers. We will be using lots of objects and pictures to help our understanding.

Science

Our topic will focus on plants. We will be looking at what plants need to grow and will be planting our own beans to look after.

Humanities

We will not be covering Humanities this term, more information will follow later on in this year for this subject.

RE

In RE we will be learning about Christianity and the main stories associated with this religion.

Art and Design

In art we will be looking at the different materials we can use to create our own art work. We will be learning about different artists such as Kadinsky.

Computing

We will not be covering Computing this term, more information will follow later on this year for this subject.

Music

Learning that we can notate music – how to read and write sound. Learning how to play percussion instruments properly. Learning to be able to select appropriate instruments for differing rhythms

Being able to sing more thoughtfully and start to sing in rounds. Learning to be able to maintain a rhythm against others.

PE

In indoor PE we will be looking at gymnastics and how we can use equipment and the floor to create routines. In outdoor PE we will be looking at ball games and improving our skills of throwing and catching.

Phonics (EY and KS1)

We will be using the Letters and Sounds scheme in Phonics. We will be recapping previous sounds from phase 3 and 4 to consolidate our learning of these. We will also be introduced to phase 5 sounds over the course of the term.