Reception

Our Spring 1 topic work

Why do Zebras have stripes?

This half term we will be looking at African wildlife animals and where they live. We will also look closely at patterns of the animals and understand why some may camouflage. To begin our topic, we began to look at African culture and explore the lives of people who live in Africa. To support this, we created African necklaces using dried, painted pasta pieces and also visited our forest school to collect mud to mix with water when making mud cloth patterns. ­Towards the end of the half­­-term we will be looking forward to our African meal as part of our topic finale.

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Our Autumn topic work

Why do Squirrels hide their nuts?

We are learning all about Autumn this half term. We looked at different woodland animals, their natural habitats and have begun to understand why some animals hibernate. To support our learning, we visited the Nature Centre and enjoyed exploring the environment. We were lucky to find a squirrel who was eating a nut.  When we spotted the squirrel we began to sing our ‘Grey Squirrel’ poem.

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Our Autumn Curriculum overview