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Term 3

Welcome back to Term 3! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year!

Curriculum overview

This term our topic is 'In the Rainforest'. 

Our main topic focus areas will be Geography and Science. During these topic sessions, the pupils will be exploring various rainforests around the world and also learning about the animals that live there. We will also focus on food chains and rivers within this topic. 

During our Art & Design sessions, we will be developing our sewing skills to make bunting, using various textiles. 

Our class books for this term are 'The Selfish Crocodile' by Faustin Charles & Michael Terry and 'The Great Kapok Tree' by Lynne Cherry. 

We will be continuing to grow our mathematical minds and focusing on subtraction during our number sessions and weight/mass during shape, space and measure sessions.

During our PHSE lessons, we will be looking at the Jigsaw topic 'Dreams & Goals'. Classes will be mixed between Diamond and Ruby.

We will also enjoy celebrating the New Year and Chinese New Year as a class. 

Once a week in Ruby class we practise life skills using the 'Talentino' programme with Sally C on a Thursday morning. She will help us develop our life skills, such as cleaning, making beds, gardening, office jobs etc.



Key dates and other information


Education clipart, Physical education, Physical education gamesP.E will take place every Thursday morning

Please ensure your child comes to school in their P.E kit or has a full P.E. in school ready to change in to before our P.E lesson.



Every Friday afternoon, we will be mixing up with classes and participating in various activities which are designed to support our pupils' wellbeing and mental health.

Pupils will have the opportunity to choose which activity they wish to participate in each week.


Outdoor Learning will take place on occasional Thursdays during Term 3

We will provide wet weather protective clothing for your child, however, we are unable to provide waterproof footwear. Please ensure your child has a pair of labelled wellies in school ready to use during those wetter days during the autumn and winter.