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Elephant Class – French Pen Pals
The National Curriculum says – Learning a foreign language is a liberation from insularity and provides an opening to other cultures. A high-quality languages education should foster pupils’ curiosity and deepen their understanding of the world. The teaching should enable pupils to express their ideas and thoughts in another language and to understand and respond to its speakers, both in speech and in writing. It should also provide opportunities for them to communicate for practical purposes, learn new ways of thinking and read great literature in the original language. Language teaching should provide the foundation for learning further languages, equipping pupils to study and work in other countries.
The national curriculum for languages aims to ensure that all pupils:
understand and respond to spoken and written language from a variety of authentic sources
speak with increasing confidence, fluency and spontaneity, finding ways of communicating what they want to say, including through discussion and asking questions, and continually improving the accuracy of their pronunciation and intonation
can write at varying length, for different purposes and audiences, using the variety of grammatical structures that they have learnt
discover and develop an appreciation of a range of writing in the language studied.
By the end of each key stage, pupils are expected to know, apply and understand the matters, skills and processes specified in the relevant programme of study.
We are busy developing our language skills by writing to our pen pals in France.
Hello from France,
We have written some presentation of ourselves for you. Our teacher help us for this letter because we are not so good in english.
We’d like to send you our letters by mail. So we ask you your school adress.
Voici notre classe avec notre maitresse et un archéologue. This is our class with our teacher and an archeologist.
During the time you are waiting we will try to send you messages on what we are doing in our class. So you could know us a little.
Last Week we went to Changé to see megaliths and dolmens. Here you can see one of the first writting ( There is 5600 years). It was interesting.
Un dolmen cassé- A broken dolmen-
Today we went to the feast of Science in CHARTRES. We makes some experiences to make colours with red cabbage, make a fire as the prehistoric humans, weigh things…. We liked it
Utiliser des balances avec des poids
Une expérience pour faire des couleurs à partir de choux rouge.
Jouer à un jeu sur notre région.
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‘Only my best is good enough’
Curriculum 2016-2017 Elephant Class
Please follow the link below to find out what topics and themes your child will be studying this term and in the future.
Spring & Summer Term
This term in Elephant Class we have been learning all about London! We have learnt all about London landmarks and were blown away with some of the fascinating facts that we found out.
Did you know…
…that Big Ben is 96m tall?
…from the top of the London Eye you can see things 25 miles away?
…that Buckingham Palace has 775 rooms?
As well as learning all about the famous landmarks, we created some fantastic art work from charcoal, clay and paint. We have compared London to Rome and found out that there are both similarities and differences between them.
We loved the topic so much we put together a class assembly to share what we had learnt with parents and friends!
As well as looking at London for our topic we have been learning lots in English and Maths too. We have been working really hard to join our handwriting, looking at myths and legends as well as entering the 500 word competition from BBC Radio 2! In Maths we have been working really hard to learn our times tables-we’re doing really well! We’ve also learnt how to: multiply using the grid method, plot and read co-ordinates, tell the time to the nearest minute and convert between 12 and 24 hour times.
During the summer term we will be looking at the Victorians for our topic which we are very excited about! We will keep you updated!