Welcome to Outstanding Olives
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Welcome to Our Class Page!
We have so many exciting learning adventures planned this year and what better way to go on those than as a class of Outstanding Olives. You can use this page to find useful information regarding homework; what we're learning; weekly updates and to view pictures of our learning over the term.
Our topic this half-term is 'One World'. To find out more about this fantastic learning adventure then please continue scrolling further down this page.
In English we’ll be studying stories from other cultures and will be using our class text, ‘The Girl who Speaks Bear,’ to inspire our own stories. Following on from our One World topic, we will also write our own persuasive letters about create a world of equality.
In maths, we will be learning about mental multiplication and related division facts, as well as formal written methods.
In science we’ll be reading, drawing and interpreting a range of food chains and food webs, identifying producers and consumers and posing scientific questions.
In geography, we will identify world countries and capital cities. We will Describe and understand key aspects of climate zones and will identify the northern and southern hemisphere. We will also learn about the physical and human features of different countries around the world and make comparisons between these places
In art we’ll be studying the work of artist Faith Ringgold, who is famous for her narrative quilts. We will develop our sketching skills, and replicate her work, by experimenting with printing and collage.
In PSHE, we’ll be discussing the differences and similarities between people and how we can respect this. We will also look at the diversity within the United Kingdom and begin to think about what life is like for other children around the world.