Welcome to Mexico. Get ready to explore this unique country, from its towering temples and stunning geography to its pulsing rhythms and fun festivals. Is your tummy rumbling? Concoct a traditional fruit cocktail or a delicious Mexican meal. What’s on your shopping list? Go steady with the spices. Discover the mysterious world of the ancient Mayan civilisation. Make their chocolate, learn their poetry, play their ball game and follow all of their curious rituals. Just try to keep your head. Feel like celebrating? Design a flute, grab a drum, join a tribe and make some noise. Have you got what it takes to be chief? Let’s find out.
To enhance the children's learning experience, we will be attending a Mayan Day at the Kent Life Museum during term 2.
The Learning Organiser for this topic can be found below. It gives a general overview of what the children will be learning.
During Term 2, we will be developing our learning on multiplication and division, as well as fractions and converting units.
'Holes' by Louis Sachar will form the basis of our whole class reading sessions in term 2.
Our writing lessons will cover both fiction and non-fiction writing skills; fictional writing sessions will focus on setting and atmosphere, and our non-fiction writing will look at presenting information. .
Our thinking and discussion this term will centre around the key question; Gospel: What would Jesus do?
P.E this term will be on Wednesdays and Thursdays. We will be covering gymnastics skills this term.