In Edison Class during the Spring Term we will be learning all about ‘Castles and Monarchs’. The classroom features a castle and shields. There is a large black chandelier in the centre on the ceiling with stone walls around the edge. The children will enjoy learning about castles and monarchs. We teach English through our project, with many opportunities for the children to write, developing their grammar, punctuation, spelling and imagination. Our book units this term link closely the theme for the term including George and the Dragon, Paper bag princess, Castles, Bayeux Tapestry, Dragonology, The Egg, Once upon a world, The egg box Dragon.
Mathematics is linked to our project where possible, and covers the curriculum for Year 2. We teach Maths in practical and exciting ways to deepen the children's understanding. This term, areas covered includes place value, multiplication, division, data and graph work and number patterns We also use of the Forest School area for maths, literacy and project work when the weather allows. Outside learning gives children a fantastic opportunity to explore and be creative.