Sports day is on Friday 17th June (weather permitting). Key Stage 1 at 9.15am and key Stage 2 at 1.15pm. Please use usual paths to the school playground.
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St Paul's Church of England Primary School

Spring 1

Theme Learning Question:

Can one person change how we see the World?

Curriculum Coverage:

In Maths we will be looking at decimals, percentages and algebra. Within these areas of maths we will be: multiplying and dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000; fractions as decimals; multiplying and dividing decimals; finding percentages of numbers; converting fractions to percentages; equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages; finding and using rules and solving equations. 


In English, our text is, 'The Selfish Giant'. This text is a classic written by Oscar Wilde. Within our English lessons, we will be exploring: the difference between the language of speech and the language of writing; recognising vocabulary and structures of formal speech and writing, including subjunctive forms; passive verbs; how to use a semi-colon to mark the boundaries between independent clauses. 


In Science, we will be exploring Evolution and Inheritance. This will include looking at inherited characteristics, how plants and animals have adapted to survive in their environments and how humans have evolved over time.


Within our Theme lessons, we going to be looking at Charles Darwin in more detail and the journey that he took on HMS Beagle. We will be looking at longitude and latitude and how the World used to be navigated. We will be exploring what Darwin and Wallace discovered and how it was received in Britain and around the World. 


RE sees us looking at a Christian Focus, 'What matters most to Christians and Humanists?' We will be looking at the rules around Christianity and Humanism, what codes each live by and the idea of peace being the most valuable thing. 

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