Class 1 Bright Sparks Topic

Below is a summary of the topics covered in each subject area:

Core Values

  • Responsibility • Wisdom • Justice • Integrity • Compassion

PSHE

  • Safety with electricity • Making choices • Consequences
    • Responsible citizens • Houses of the future • The future

Science

  • I wonder…?
    • Explore knowledge of and record common appliances that run on electricity
    • Lighting up a bulb • Electrical conductors
    • Switches
    • Lighting up a picture • Concept map magnets
    • Magnetic materials
    • Static electricity • Finding out about Magnets
    • Memorise Science ‘Killer Facts’

Design Technology

  • Design and make Three
    Little Pigs houses • Incorporate electrical components, furniture
    and décor • Design and make a magnet game

Computing

  • Safety with electricity • Control • Word processing • Exploring websites

History

  • Homes before electricity • Inventors

Geography

  • Thunderstorms

Sketch book

  • Using sketch pencils • Using pastels

Art and Design

  • Observational drawings • Create a picture/scene

Music

  • Storm
  • Creating sound effects

Literacy

  • True Story of the Three Little Pigs • Write a newspaper report • Explore play scripts

Speaking and Listening

  • Discussion – Are all wolves bad? • Brainstorm for questions
    • Group planning • Questions for witnesses
    • Interviews • Demonstrating and
    presenting

Drama

• Safety with electricity • Dialogue