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Term 5 - Allotments

This term we will be looking the topic of Allotments and Farming.  Children will be researching the different types of farming across the UK, understanding where our food comes from, which seasons certain food is available and also planting and growing our own food.  In Science children will be investigation the best conditions for seed germination by growing cress seeds and identifying parts of plants and how plant reproduce.

Children will also be exploring the text 'The Secret Garden', writing their own story based on this.   

Our Trip this term will be to Bugtopia in Oakham.  Children will get to see and handle a variety of different insects and learn more about their habitats. 

Our Class Novel 'Tin' - Orphan Christopher works for Mr Absalom, an engineer of mechanical children. He's happy being the only 'real' boy among his scrap-metal buddies made from bits and bobs - until an accident reveals an awful truth. What follows is a remarkable adventure as the friends set out to discover who and what they are, and even what it means to be human.