In this English and Art based topic, children will learn about stories and art based on Christmas themes. In Geography, children will study earthquakes and volcanoes with a focus on Mexico. As part of this, children have the opportunity to research how volcanoes and earthquakes affect life in Mexico.
In English children study a winter based film with flashbacks (23 degrees 5 minutes) to create a magical narrative. In addition to this, children will write creative film reviews based on winter/Christmas. Children will have the opportunity to research the artist Kandinsky as well as use their imagination to create Kindinsky based winter themed art.
Have a look at the medium term plan (MTP) for this topic to learn more about what we will be covering.