Thorpe Primary School

Where we all can shine

0113 3368760

parents@thorpe.leeds.sch.uk

Dolphin Lane, Thorpe, Wakefield,
West Yorkshire, WF3 3DG

We had an amazing time at our 1950's tea dance. Take a look at the pictures below.

Why can’t polar bears live in the rainforest?

Maths

 

Measurement: Time

  • Tell and write the time to five minutes, including quarter past/to the hour and draw the hands on a clock face to show these times.
  • Know the number of minutes in an hour and the number of hours in a day.

 

Measurement: Temperature and Volume/Capacity

  • Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure temperature (OC) and capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit using thermometers and measuring vessels.
  • Compare and order volume/capacity and record the results using >, < and =.

 

 

 

 

English 

  • Texts –A variety of animal based non-fiction books. ‘Taking Flight’ adventure story video.
  • Writing opportunities – Narrative (adventure stories) and description. Non-chronological report/non-fiction page.

(Writing to inform). Poetry (acrostic poems).

Skills

  • Punctuating sentences using capital letters, finger spaces, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to end sentences.
  • Sequencing sentences using a variety of sentence openers.
  • Adjectives and conjunctions.
  • Spelling many words correctly including common exception words.

Living things and their habitats

  • Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead and things that have never been alive.
  • Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other.
  • Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats and microhabitats.
  • Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.

Computing

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.
  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.
  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.

Computing

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content.
  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school.
  • Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.

Art and DT

  • Use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.
  • Develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern and texture.