CURRICULUM OVERVIEW 2019-2020
SPRING 2 – MR. DREHER
In English your child will learn to change the way they speak and write to suit different situations, purposes and audiences; read a range of texts and respond to different layers and meaning in them; explore the use of language in texts and learn how language works. It is taught in differentiated groups, so your child could be taught by me or by another teacher. English homework is set on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and is usually due back the following day, although I am happy for children in my group to return it on Friday.
**PLEASE LISTEN TO YOUR CHILD READ AT HOME AND SHARE A BOOK WITH THEM DAILY FOR 5-10 MINUTES**
In Maths your child will learn to improve your child’s understanding of number; addition and subtraction; multiplication and division; measurement; fractions; geometry and statistics. Maths homework is set on Mondays and is usually due back Tuesday, although I am happy for children in my group to return it on Friday.
**PLEASE HELP YOUR CHILD TO LEARN THEIR TIMES TABLES AT HOME DAILY FOR 5-10 MINUTES**
Your child will continue with their ‘Mountain’ Topic, where they will learn through Art, DT, Geography, RE and Science. They will explore some of the highest and most famous mountains in the world; find out about mountain animals, mountain climates and a mountainous range and of other aspects of the highest peaks in the world. The Art and DT elements of the topic will be taught by Mrs. Stubbs. This will be in preparation for our residential trip to The Lake District 25-26th March 2020.
**If you require any more information regarding the trip please message me. **
In PSHE your child will continue to study ‘Health and Wellbeing’ where your child will learn how to respond in an emergency; to identify different influences on health and wellbeing and ways of keeping physically and emotionally safe.
In RE your child will study the Christian festival of ‘Easter’ where they will consider different ways to share the story of Easter with younger pupils; explore the meaning of Easter to Christians, especially within the theme of forgiveness; ask questions about life’s meaning and purpose and complete art work based on depicting sections of the Easter story or the meaning of the story. E.g. labyrinth.
In PE your child will cover Health-related Fitness, Dance and TAG Rugby. It is timetabled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
In French your child will continue to study the topics ‘Our School’ and ‘Time’, which will be taught by Mr. Timmis, a fluent French-speaker.
To enhance the curriculum please can you pay by ParentPay, £1 a week or £6 every half-term. If you have any queries about what your child is being taught this half-term, please do not hesitate to contact me at school. More information regarding these trip will be sent out soon.