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Wk bg 27.09.21: Why is it important for superheroes to understand and talk about how they feel?- This week we will be looking at 'The Colour Monster' we will be talking about emotions and thinking about why it is important to talk about how we feel. This week will have a PSED and C&L focus. We will be learning lots of new vocabulary- 

Sad- unhappy, gloomy,miserable,upset

Calm- rested, cool, peaceful, relaxed

Angry- bothered, annoyed, angry, furious, livid

Fear- fearful, nervous, agitated, fearful, scared, terrified

Happy- positive, cheerful, delighted, excited

Muddled- confused, mixed up, distracted, flummoxed

Loving- friendly, appreciative, caring, affectionate

We will also be working in groups to create collages of the Colour Monsters using lots of different materials


Wk bg 4.10.21: What rules and routines do I need to become a superhero learner? This is a RESPECT code themed week. We will start by learning about what the words in the RESPECT code mean, we will then learn about the 12 Christian values that form part of the RESPECT code. We will work in groups to create RESPECT code superhero learners by drawing a large person and painting them. We will then think about when we may have displayed that particular RESPECT code trait. In order to help the children learn about the 12 Christian values we will be reading lots of books. If you have some of these at home you can read them and talk about the values. This week will have a PSED and C&L focus

The Selfish Crocodile- compassion, courage, forgiveness and friendship

The Paper Bag Princess- courage

Giraffes Can't Dance- generosity, perseverance and Respect

Hare and the Tortoise- perseverance

The Smartest Giant in Town- generosity

Princesses and not Quitters- perseverance

The Boy who Cried Wolf- trust and truth

Amazing Grace- Justice

The Good Mood Hunt- thankfulness

The Prodigal Son- forgiveness

The Good Samaritan- service

The Koala who Could, Lion Inside- courage

Farmer Duck- justice


Key vocabulary-

Resilience, Equality, Service, Positivity, Empathy, Choices, Togetherness, Friendship, compassion, generosity, justice, perseverance, courage, trust, thankfulness, respect, forgiveness, truthfulness


Wk bg 11.10.21: Are there superheroes in other countries? This week is diversity week, we will be learning about Nelson Mandela, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King. We will be thinking about what makes them superheroes and thinking about equality and treating people fairly. We will be thinking about what our dreams for the world are and we will be thinking about pattern and symmetry and making African masks. We will be focusing on UW and History


Key vocabulary- 

Apartheid, equality, justice, fairness, equal, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance, difference, similarity 


Wk bg 18.10.21:- What happens in Autumn and what is Harvest? This week we will be taking a break from our superheroes topic to think about Autumn and Harvest. We will be learning about what a Harvest festival is and why Harvest is important to Christians. We will be thinking about some of the changes that take place in Autumn. We will be reading The Little Red Hen and thinking about the process of turning wheat into bread. We will also be reading Oliver's Vegetables and thinking about how fruits and vegetables are gown and harvested. We will be thinking harvests from past to present and how combine harvesters have changed. The children will be sequencing the story of The Little Red Hen and will be learning the art of printing with fruits and vegetables.


Key Vocabulary-

Harvest, Autumn, season, threshing, not I (story language from The Little Red Hen), wheat, mill, grind, dough, combine harvester, past, present, horse drawn