We will be exploring Stravinsky’s Firebird composition through dance.
Mrs Cheney, Mrs James and Miss Kilduff
Beech and Willow Class
October – December
ART and DESIGN
We will be learning to experiment with hot and cold colours. We will be creating silhouettes. We will be studying famous paintings of the Great Fire of London.
We will be looking at 17th Century homes and rebuilding London. Please keep any large cardboard boxes and bring them into school for the week beginning 30th of November.
We will be creating a fire collage for our display and role play corner.
We will be learning about measuring capacity and mass through cooking in our Pudding Lane bakery. We will be practising telling the time and exploring shape.
Diwali 11th November, Journeys, Advent
Learning to play London’s Burning on the Ocarina and practising our nativity songs.
We will be locating London on maps.
We will be looking at the geography of London at the time of the Great Fire.
We will be sorting and grouping materials. We will look at how materials can change. We will be looking at materials for building.
Visit from the Fire Service.
We are going to be creating a section of old London with the Tudor houses we have made at home, and will be setting fire to them during the week after half term.
Visit from Rainbow Theatre on the 7th of December.
We will be learning to write a diary and a newspaper article.
We will be discussing life in 1666.
We will be role-playing the main events of the Great Fire of London.
Masha and the Firebird by Margaret Bateson Hill
How the Rabbit Stole the Fire by Joanna Troughton
Fire Cat by Pippa Goodhart
The Great Fire of London by Gillian Clements
Eyewitness: The Great Fire of London
People who help us: The Firefighter
We will be learning about famous people in history (Samuel Pepys, Charles II, Thomas Farynor).
We will be learning about life in 1666.
We will be Stuart estate agents and will be producing adverts for the new homes we build.