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Topic work

Each year group works on various different topics throughout the year. With each topic there is an opportunity to earn a fantastic news certificate and a head teacher's award by carrying out a task at home. How many fantastic news certificates and head teacher's awards do you think that you can earn this year?

Nursery:

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Topic

 How many colours in a rainbow?

(Colour and pattern)

 Why do leaves go crispy?

(Seasonal change)

Traditional tales 

 Traditional tales

What animals do you see on a farm?

Why do spiders eat flies?

(Minibeasts)

 

Fantastic News

 Cut and stick a collection of coloured objects

Bring in some Autumn artifacts 

 Make a list of your favourite traditional tales.

Draw a picture of your favourite characters. 

Paint a picture of your favourite farm animal.

 Make a minibeast collage. 

 

Head teachers award

 Collage of a rainbow

Make an Autumn fact sheet 

 Make a film version of your favourite traditional tale.

 Make up your own story and ask an adult to write it down for you. 

Make a farm animal mask.

 Find out some facts about your favourite minibeasts.


 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Topic

How many colours in a rainbow?

(Colour and pattern)

Why do leaves go crispy?

(Seasonal change)

Did dragons exist?

(Fairy tales)

Can we explore it?

(Investigations)

Why do spiders eat flies?

(Minibeasts)

Am I the fastest?

(Time, sport)

 

Fantastic News

Cut and stick a collection of coloured objects

 Bring in some Autumn artifacts

 Find a story with a dragon in it

Draw a picture of your favourite thing. 

 Make a minibeast collage. 

Write a list of how many jumps you and your family can do in 10 seconds. 

 

Head teachers award

Collage of a rainbow

Make an Autumn fact sheet

 Make up your own fairy tale story to tell to your class

Take photos of things that you see on your journey to school. 

 Find out some facts about your favourite minibeasts.

Make a 1st, 2nd and 3rd medal. 


 

Autumn 1 and 2

Spring 1 and 2

Summer 1 and 2

 

Topic

Into the enchanted forest

Moon Zoom!

 

 Splish, Splash, Splosh!

 

 

Fantastic News

Bring in a selection of Autumn artifacts

 Learn about the planets in our solar system.  

 Make a fact file about creatures that live in the water.

 

Head teachers award

Make a collage of your favourite woodland animal

Make a model of the solar system. 

 Make a model of something that lives underwater. 


Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1 and 2

 

Topic

Amazing Lives

 The Road to Rio

 The Road to Rio

 Underground, Overground 

Castles

 

Fantastic News

 Draw a picture of Florence Nightingale

 Find out where Rio is on a world map, atlas or globe

 Find out where Rio is on a world map, atlas or globe

Draw an animal that could live in a garden. 

 Find and name some English castles

 

Head teachers award

 Find out some facts about a famous person

 Write a fact file about Rio

 Write a fact file about Rio

 Grow a plant from a seed and bring it into school to plant in the outside area.

Build a model of your own castle  


Year 3:

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Topic

I am warrior!

Tremors

Brilliant Bodies

Brilliant Bodies

Flow/Urban pioneers

Mighty metals


Year 4:

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Topic

Rainforest rangers and Hola Mexico!

Predator

 

Potions

Playlist

A child’s war

Misty mountain sierra


Year 5:

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

Topic

Allotment

Stargazers

Pharaohs

Alchemy island

 Traders and raiders

Scream machine