Bright Lights, Big City In the Bright Lights, Big City project.
In the Bright Lights, Big City, we will learn about Queen Elizabeth II and the countries that make up the United Kingdom, including their location, capital cities and some of their physical and human features. We will have the opportunity to do map work, using compasses and positional and directional language to plan routes around London. We will research the cause and impact of the Great Fire of London and look at some famous London landmarks. We will learn about other capital cities around the world, including Kuala Lumpur, and compare how they are similar and different to London.
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Weekly spellings are given out on a Monday and tested on a Friday. All children are expected to read daily. In Year 1, reading materials are allocated weekly on Bug Club along with games to support the weekly spelling pattern. Year 2 have access to the banded books which will be changed as they complete them. Year 2 children are expected to complete their own reading journal entries at least twice a week. At the beginning of each topic, a homework bingo will be stuck in your child’s Reading Journal, one activity is expected per week. We celebrate our homework on Thursdays. PE is taught on a Mondays and Thursdays so please remember to have PE kits in school. Children should have a pair of wellies in school for forest school learning in our Wild Area.