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Summer Term 1 - Coastline

Would you like to live beside the seaside?

This project the children will learn about the physical and human features of coastal regions across the United Kingdom, including a detailed exploration of the coastal town of Whitby, in Yorkshire.

14.05.21 - Maths


Today the children learned to recognise when groups are equal and when they are not. The children can say how many equal groups make a whole number and model the groups using different representations such as counters and number lines. I even challenged the children to explore the similarities and differences between 3 groups of 5 and 5 groups of 3 and all the children could confidently use their skills of solving one-step problems involving multiplication and division to show and tell me how they are different and similar.

06.05.21 - Art


Today the children took inspiration from artists that have created sea themed artwork to produce wave paintings. They used their knowledge of imagination (creating pictures in the mind) and memory (remembering experiences from the past) to create some amazing pieces.

29.04.21 - English


This week the children have been learning the story of The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch, to fully immerse the children in the story and to understand why Mrs Grinling's plan of mustard sandwiches worked, the children had the opportunity to smell and taste some mustard. You can see from their faces that Mrs Grinling made the right choice. 

23.04.21 - Geography


Today the children used their new knowledge of coastline features to sort the physical and human image cards into two groups: physical features and human features. 



22/04/21 - Coastline Introduction


The children have been learning all about the United Kingdom and how it is a group of islands surrounded by an expansive coastline. The children used maps, atlases and globes to identify the UK and the locations of the bodies of water that surround the UK.