Welcome to Green Class
Miss Smith and Mrs Rusling are the Green Class teachers and Mrs Johnson is the TA. Our PE slots through Spring term are on Tuesday and Wednesday, but can change, so can you please ensure that PE kits are brought in on a Monday and taken again on a Friday. Our twitter page is @GreenClassBI, please follow us to find out what we are learning. Book change will be on a Friday unless otherwise stated.
We will also have cricket sessions for four weeks during the first half of Spring term.
Spring term coverage
This term our whole school theme is 'Beautiful Britain' and Green Class are at the seaside for their immersive environment.
Literacy - In Literacy the children will be learning about writing a leaflet, diary entries, poetry and writing a recount.
Numeracy - In Numeracy the children will cover a range of activities involving skills such as improving their mental arithmetic, multiplication, place value, money and measurement.
Computing - In Computing the children will be using digital research as well as building on their word processing skills. They will continue to develop their awareness of e-safety. The children will begin creating their own stories using a lego visualiser programme.
Science - The children will be working scientifically looking at physics in particular, building electrical circuits and investigating floating and sinking. They will also be looking at seasonal change and our environment around us.
PSHCE - The children will be focusing on our school value of communication. They will also learn about beach safety and also how to help our environment.
Art and design - The children will be learning about the artist Hockney and will be using similar skills or those in his art work. They will also be doing observational drawings of items found at the seaside and exploring texture.
Music - The children will be learning to listen carefully to pieces of music and also how to compose their own music. We will be carefully examining pulse and rhythm in our own and composed pieces of music.The class will be taught by a music teacher on a Friday afternoon.
PE - The children will be covering basic fitness skills, ball games (focusing on throwing and catching) and a dance linked to the seaside theme. They will also participate in a stretch of cricket lessons, taught by an outside PE teacher.
History - The children will learn about the seaside in the past and examine the chances between then and now. They will learn about Grace Darling and her life. They will also learn about London in the last week of term.
RE - Children will look at religious ceremonies and learn about Easter. We will learn about the traditions and culture of another religion and compare this to our own.
Geography - The children will learn predominantly about the seaside. They will compare this to different localities and learn about physical and man made features and identify them in different places. We will learn about the continents and oceans and the children will learn to name and locate these.
If you have any queries please don't hesitate to ask.