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Larkspur Community Primary School

Growing Towards Tomorrow

Termly Topics

This term, our theme is SPACE!



In English we are learning:

  • How to punctuate sentences with capital letters and full stops.
  • To use the word 'and' to join words together.
  • Text mapping, retelling, adapating and rewriting instructions and stories through the Talk4Writing approach.
  • Our key texts are "How to Trap an Alien" and "Whatever Next".
  • To continue to use adjectives and magpie words in our writing.
  • To help us learn, we have a SPACE STATION for our role play area - we think it's super fun!



In maths we are learning:

  • To count in 2s, 5s and 10s to 50.
  • How to multiply and divide by 2, 5 and 10.
  • Fractions.
  • Position and Direction.
  • Place Value to 100.
  • Money.
  • Time.



In science we are learning:

  • "Everday Materials".
  • How to investigate which would be the best materials for specific purposes linked to space.


Physical Education

In physical education we are learning:

  • Gymnastics


Creative Curriculum

  • In history we are learning about space and astronauts including Neil Armstrong and Tim Peake.
  • In geography we are learning about directions and moving around different maps and grids.
  • In art we are learning about various artists, creating finger printing pictures, space collages and puppets.
  • In design and technology we are learning how to make moving pictures and objects.



In computing we are learning:

  • Use a mouse to move and place items accurately on screen.

  • Explore a simulation in other curriculum areas and talk about what happens.

  • Make choices in an adventure game or simulation.


Religious Education

In RE we are learning:

  • about Judaism.



In PSHE we are learning:

  • "Living long, living strong".
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