Class 3C curriculum
Our theme this term is:
As theologians we will :
- Focus on Jesus being a teacher and looking at how he taught many people.
- Learn about Reconciliation and prepare for this sacrament.
As writers and communicators we will :
- Write factual newspaper reports
- Write adventure stories.
- Write letters.
- Persuasive writing.
- Write poems that convey an image.
- Read and listen to a wide range of styles of text.
- Read and listen to whole books.
- Engage in meaningful discussions in all areas of the curriculum.
- Listen to and learn a wide range of subject specific vocabulary.
we will be looking at feelings and coping strategies :
- Mental health and well-being.
- Learning to value our differences
As geographers we will :
- Learn what Earthquakes are and why they happen.
- Learn what volcanoes are and why they happen.
- Be able to locate some Earthquakes around the world.
- Be able to label and identify the layers of the Earth.
As designers we will :
- Look at how packages are made and designed.
- Design and make our own working package.
As historians we will :
- Place the time studied on a time line.
- Use dates and terms related to the study unit and passing of time.
- Sequence several events or artefacts.
- Use a range of sources to find out about a period.
- Observe small details – artefacts, pictures.
- Select and record information relevant to the study.
- Begin to use the library and internet for research.
As mathematicians we will :
- Explore properties of multiplication and division
- Recall multiplication and division facts
- Use knowledge of multiplication to divide
- Multiplying and dividing 2 digit numbers
- Multiplying and dividing using place value
- Solve problems involving multiplication and division
- Represent problems using bar models
- Understand and use analogue clocks
- Understanding and use digital clocks
- Measure time and calculate intervals
- Solve problems involving time
- Understand part-whole relationships
- Explore unit and non-unit fractions
- Compare and order fractions
- Understand what equivalent fractions are
- Add and subtract fractions
As scientists we will :
- Explore forces and magnets.
- Be able to describe how magnets are used.
- Understand the effect that gravity has.
As athletes we will :
- Play competitive games, modified where appropriate, such as basketball, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending.
- Continuing to develop our agility, balance and co-ordination through a range of sporting activities.
- Perform dances.
- Learn Taekwondo.
We will :
- Become more confident in our use of spreadsheets by being able to create pie charts and graphs to interpret data
- Be able to use the more than, less than and equal to tool on spreadsheets
- Develop our typing ability by understanding the correct way to sit at a
- Practise the keys typed with both the right and left hand.
As artists we will :
- Look at 3D art and how it is created
- Use clay to make models
- To use paper to form a 3D surface.
As musicians we will :
- Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts.
- Be able to identify key features of Reggae music.
- Improvise music using 3 notes.
- Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds – echo game.
- Begin to use rhythm and staff notation.
This will be handed out on a Monday and MUST be completed and returned to school by the Friday.
Reading – Children will have an independent reading book which will be brought home on a daily basis and MUST be returned to school every day. Children can be reading their own independent book from home or class reading area once they have finished the given book and completed a book review. Children’s independent reading books are changed once a week in school. Reading records are to be completed each time you listen to your child read at home.
As we are unable to have a Welcome Evening this year, if you have any questions or concerns please contact your child’s class teacher via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting the school office and arranging a telephone appointment.
P.E will take place on Wednesday and Fridays, so children must ensure their P.E. kits are worn to school on these days.
The St Paulinus P.E. kit consists of a white t-shirt with the school logo, blue (or black) shorts, and a pair of pumps. As an optional extra, a dark coloured pair of jogging trousers and a school PE hoodie or jumper can also be worn when we are outside / during the winter months. Children must come to school in their PE kits on their PE days and will stay in their PE kits throughout the day.
In addition, the only jewellery permitted in school is a pair of plain small stud earrings. If your child has pierced ears, then they need to remove their earrings on each morning of P.E.
Please note that staff are not able to remove earrings, so this will result in your child not taking part in our P.E. lessons and an alternative task will be provided for the child, this is due to health and safety reasons.
Long hair must be tied back.
Please ensure your child wears their PE kit on their PE days. If your child does not come to school in their P.E. kit, you may receive a text message to inform you that they need it for the following week. All P.E. kit and School uniform must be labelled clearly with your child’s name. If it becomes lost, it can then be easily returned to the rightful owner.
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Over the last few weeks we have been developing our art skills. Our theme this half term was to develop and produce some 3D art work. At the moment we are looking at Ancient Egypt so we decided to make some Egyptian bowls. We did this by blowing up some balloons and...
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On the 15th of November, our local MP came and led an assembly where she shared with the children her love of reading. Her favourite book was the MagicFaraway Tree by Enid Blyton. The children were enthused by her and asked many questions. She then officially opened...
Throughout school we have some fantastic topics that we are looking into. Our topic displays are eye catching and show a variety of learning skills through History, Geography, Art and DT. After each lesson children’s work is displayed under the question that they have...
St Paulinus Primary School has launched its new library! The children enjoy their moment of escapism and take advantage to choose their own book and read or share a book with their friends. .
To kick-start our topic ‘Stone Age’ we decided to complete some silhouette artwork. We decided on a suitable background and made our silhouette from black card to stand out. We have put our artwork up on display and they look very effective. We are very proud of our...
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