At St Patrick's we follow the document ‘Learning and Growing as the People of God’. This underlines the importance of the task of exploring and handing on Catholic faith within the generations of family and Church life It is the curriculum strategy for Religious Education in Catholic Primary Schools in the Archdiocese of Birmingham. ,and provides the foundations for improved partnership between school, home and parish, a partnership that lies at the heart of Catholic Education.
This term we will be exploring the following units of work:
This unit is designed to develop children’s understanding of what it means to belong to God’s Family. In the unit we focus on the role of the parish and people with special responsibilities. Children will also hear about the origins of the Church through the lives of the Apostles.
This unit is designed to develop children’s understanding of the structure of the Mass and what is taking place. The focus will be on seeing Christ present when we gather, in the Word and in the Eucharist.
Our topic this term is
Towers, Tunnels and Turrets
See the castle ahead? Get ready to invade its mighty walls! Shoot a projectile with an archers aim! Head across the drawbridge, over the moat and up to the top of the tower...
Meet Rapunzel who lives in a tall tower.
Then dig deep, deep down making burrows and tunnels, just like the animals that live underground.
What's that sound? I hear the hooves going trip trap over the rickety bridge. What out for the angry troll underneath... Make sure your bridge is sturdy enough to take the weight and take us safely to the other side. Finally meet three little pigs who need your help.
Spellings- new spellings given out weekly and tested every Friday. Please ensure spelling books are in school each week.
Reading- Please find time to listen to your child read every day and record it in their diary.
Homework- Homework is handed out each Wednesday and collected back in on the following Tuesday.
Please ensure only one page is done per week in each booklet.
Water bottles- It is important that your child has access to a water bottle every day.
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