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Curriculum Enhancement Year One


Autumn 2018



· Charanga music – We’re in the band! Children played percussion instruments and learnt about keeping a beat.

· The Beatles –finding out about famous people from the past. Researching their own family history asking grandparents and other family members about their musical memories.

· Gymnastic routines. Children participated in a Kurling competition at Leigh Sports Village.

· School councillors – whole class voted for their own representatives.

· Observational drawings using natural artefacts.

· Christmas tree decorating – each child brought a bauble in to decorate the school tree.

· Salt dough Christmas decorations for the Christmas Fayre.

· Breakfast with Santa.

· Christmas maths / colouring.

· Class shared The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The Dark, developed comprehension skills, recounts and information texts.

· Wild Wings visit – Owls of different breeds brought into school for the children to observe and learn about and compare.

· Science – exploring light and dark.

· Music – Comparing musical genres, listened and compared Vivaldi, big bands and The Beatles.

· Art –William Morris –made own printing blocks to experiment with printing repeated patterns and Christmas cards.

  • Computing – safely turning the computer on and off, completing simple drawing programmes and adding text to pictures.
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