In the Summer Term, the children will be learning about Victorians and toys as part of the ‘Time Travel’ Topic. We will learn about what life was like in the Victorian Times and how this has changed over time. They children will get a chance to design and make their own toy.
After half term, the children will be learning about how Stoke Heath has changed since Victorian times. We will be conducting field work by counting the number of trees and houses in our local area. Then comparing it with old Victorian maps of Stoke Heath.
In the Summer Term, the children will be comparing Coventry with the coastal location of Weston-super-Mare as part of their ‘Here and There’ topic. The children will learn about the geographical features of both places, which will include a visit to Weston-super-Mare. We will also be looking at the importance of the seaside to the Victorians, looking at the changes that have taken place over time.
Throughout the term, the children will take part in a range of Art and Design Technology activities linked to the seaside. The children will look at the artwork of sand artist Andres Amador and Andy Goldsworthy’s art made from natural materials. We will also be comparing the weather in Coventry with Greenland and Egypt.