Welcome to the Spring Term in Chestnut Class 2021
This term we have had a geography based project 'CHANGES' . This has involved the children exploring climate change on Planet Earth. The underlying key concepts associated with this project were; Stewardship, Change and Morality. During the remote learning, the children have produced persuasive TV adverts educating the audience on ways to reduce our carbon footprint. They have also produced adverts to promote local shops which will also reduce our carbon footprint.
English - 'The Boy at the Back of the Class'
This term has seen our class book change to The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Rauf. The book is a story of friendship, hope and importance of kindness. A new boy joins a primary class. It transpires that the boy is a refugee from Syria. He has been separated from the rest of his family. His new friends come up with a daring plan to help reunited Ahmet with his family.
The children have written several genres, diary entries from the perspective of Ahmet, a script between Ahmet and a classmate, a letter to the Prime Minister about refugees in the UK and newspaper report on a chapter from the book relating to bullying.
This term has seen a focus on 'Livings Things and their Habitats' and 'Classification of plants and Animals'. We have been producing some cross curricula links between our science topic and project of CHANGES. We have researched the affect of Climate Change on a local animal (hedgehog) and an overseas animal (Polar Bear).