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 the children's understanding of how our beautiful world was created. It gives the children the opportunity to reflect upon how we treat the world and the people around us.
Families and Celebrations
This unit gives the children the opportunity to talk about special celebrations which happen within their own lives, including Birthdays and Christmas. They then think about celebrations which are celebrated at Church and the symbols and rituals that go along with these.
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 at least three times a week and record it in their diary. We have introduced a new reward system in which children who have read three times a week will get a star sticker on our class reward chart.
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.
Clothing - Please ensure all items of clothing are named so that nothing gets muddled or lost! Thank you.
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