Mundford Church of England Primary Academy

Cedar Class

Welcome to Cedar class!

Theme

Our topic this term is:

What do people do all day?

The class came up with some fantastic questions on this theme, which we will be exploring over the course of this term:

  • How does farming work?
  • What does a vet/scientist/carer/soldier/knight/police officer/footballer do all day?
  • How long does it take to build a house, flat and mansion?
  • How do vets handle animals so easily?
  • How does an army tank work?
  • How does tsunami work?
  • How do scientists make potions bubble and fizz?
  • How do scientists make the coronavirus jab?

We aim to answer these questions, and more, throughout the term!

English

In English this half term we are looking at narrative writing, character and setting descriptions. We are using the book ‘The Little Island’.

Maths

We are moving on to addition and subtraction, and learning about different methods with which we can solve equations using up to three-digit numbers.

Science

We are focusing on working scientifically in Science this half term with a focus on how to carry out investigations and experiments, ensuring these are fair. We will be learning how to write up an experiment and present our findings.

A knowledge organiser was sent home with the key vocabulary we will be using this half term.

Geography

We will be exploring what volcanoes are and how they are formed.

Art

What are sculptures and how are they made? We will be exploring this and learning different sculpting techniques this half-term, before creating a sculpture of our own at the end of the lesson sequence.

Music

We will be learning to read musical notes and play instruments together and in a solo context.

D.T.

We are investigating cooking this half-term: different cooking methods, recipes, and a range of cuisine. We will be creating some Christmas themed dishes at the end of our learning sequence.

Mundford junction dates

When Mundford junctions are again taking place, they will be sent out via the newsletter and updated on here.

Homework

In addition to any issued homework, there is an expectation that the children will all be reading for at least 20 minutes every day. This can be recorded in their yellow reading log. There is also an expectation that the children will be independently practicing their times tables at home. Times Table Rockstars is a great resource for this; if you need your child’s log in details for this, please contact cedar@mundford.norfolk.sch.uk