This half term our topic is Seaside Holidays.
This half term we will be looking at seaside holidays past and present. The children will look at human and physical features of the seaside and how they have changed from Victorian times until the present day.
During Literacy the children will use photos of themselves at the seaside to create a descriptive piece of writing about their holiday called 'Every picture tells a story.' They will also write a postcard imagining that they are on a seaside holiday in the past, describing what they can see and hear, and what kinds of activities they can do. The children will create poetry about the seaside using Historic items as a stimulus e.g. penny lick, bathing suits etc.
During Maths the children will be doing Data Handling based on popular holiday destinations, they will collect the data and choose the best way to present their findings. They will also be solving problems involving money and measures.
As Geographers the children will be mapping out popular seaside destinations in the UK and abroad, drawing upon their own experiences. They will look at how the seaside compares to our own locality, including the human and physical features.
As Historians the children will be watching 'Magic Grandad' where they will be able to travel through time to see what holidays were like in the 1900's and 1950's, comparing them to now. They will look in particular at the entertainment in the past as well as how they would travel, the clothes they would wear, the land use and the attitudes of people in the past.
Please take a look at the Seaside plan below for more information.
We really enjoyed taking our lessons outside on Outdoor Classroom day and we were very lucky that the sun was shining. Please see the link below for the pictures.
Our banner for the walk to school campaign won out of lots of different schools in Cumbria! Our prize was to have a Histrionics company come and do some outdoor acting with the children, with a performance at the end. The children absolutely loved it and our winning banner can now be seen on the school gates.
The children really enjoyed their Wheelchair basketball PE session last half term and were lucky enough to have Nat (Gold winner for the Great Britain World Championships) showing them what to do.
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Well done to Jackson who is the first person to reach the top star in our reading challenge!
The children all looked fantastic in their World Book Day costumes! It was great to see them getting so excited about the different characters that they were.
Class 7 have PE on a Monday and Thursday. Please make sure you have your PE kit with you on these days.
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