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Welcome to Chestnut Class 2021/2022

Class Staff: Mrs Gilbert and Mrs Clayden

You can email Mrs Gilbert at: ks2@rayne.essex.sch.uk

Spring Curriculum Map

Class Text: Oliver Twist
Narrative: Multiple Narrator Story
Non-Fiction: Non-chronological report (Victorians)
Poetry: Appreciation and Reading
Spring 1:
Decimals and Percentages
Converting Units
Spring 2:
Area, Perimeter & Volume
Geometry: Properties of shapes
Driver Subject: History
Who the Victorians were
When the Victorians lived
The British Empire
Victorian children
Rich and Poor Victorians
The Industrial Revolution
Impact on Britain
The technological changes during the Victorian period
Using Micro:bits
Programming and animation
Polling Programme
Programming a pedometer
Programming a scoreboard
Using DB Primary
Physical Education
Charanga: Make you feel my love
Learning to sing as part of a group
Playing instruments
Improvising and composing
Chestnut Class
Spring 1 and 2

Learning Challenge Questions:
Spring 1: What would it be like to be Oliver Twist?
Spring 2: What was the Industrial Revolution?
Art and Design
Focus: Art
Art Nouveau: William Morris
Know who William Morris was
Discuss his work
Understand the printing process
Create a printing block
Print a repeating pattern and add detail
Religious Education
Islam (5 Pillars):
Meaning and significance of Shahadah (Pillar 1)
Origins and significance of the call to prayer (Pillar 2)
Daily rituals of prayer for Muslims (Pillar 2)
Significance of Wudu
Significance of Zakah (Charity)
Work of charities
Personal, Social and Health Education
What are human rights?
Rules and Laws
Human Rights
Rights of the Child
Right to protect self
Modern Foreign Languages
Qu’est qu c’est?
Ce n’est pas…
Describing the shapes in landmarks
Learning about Paques
How you can help at home:
  • Ensure your child can log in to DB Primary to access their class page and their home learning tasks set each week.
  • Support your child with their home learning if needed, encourage them to ask for help if necessary.
  • Encourage your child to read at home daily, share texts together.
  • Encourage your child to use SumDog and Times Table Rock Stars log ins at home regularly.
  • Support your child in developing their independence by reminding them of deadlines for home learning (Thursdays).
  • Help to develop your child’s resilience by sharing mistakes and what we can learn from them.
  • Have fun with your child and help them feel relaxed about school, remind them to just do their best!

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