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St Botolph’s Church of England Primary School

Celebrating Faith,
Learning and Success

St Botolph's Church of England Primary School


Foundation Subjects and Science


This term is full of exciting new challenges and experiences.  


Gospel- Children will identify the features of Gospel texts, taking into account the context of the meanings of the text studied. They will be relating biblical ideas, teachings or beliefs to the issues, problems and opportunities of their own lives and the life of their own community.

In the second half-term, children will focuses on the Buddhist concept of ‘enlightenment’. They will explore the question: How did Buddha teach his followers to find enlightenment? Together with gaining an understanding of some Buddhist stories.


The children will be learning how to play the recorder – progressing as far as learning notes B, A and G.  At the same time, they will learn to read basic stave notation and how to put up a music stand safely.

Later the children will continue to learn how to play the recorder. This will develop their understanding of the different notes that can be played and how to read these on stave notation.


In our French lessons this half-term we are learning how to name various pieces of clothing as well as describing them.


In the first half-term the children are learning how to use computer software to create their own 3D models. Over the lessons children will refine their skills of modelling in preparation for their design to be printed and then built.

Later, the children will be learning about concept maps and word processing using Microsoft Word. When learning about concept maps the children will use the ideas they have gathered to present their ideas to an audience. We will then move onto learning how to use a range of different tools within Microsoft Word, including adding hyperlinks, editing tables, adding word art for headings and bullet points.

The documents below will give you a flavour of what children will work on this term in science, history, geography and art.