King Edward Primary School and Nursery Excitement + Determination = Success

Spring 1 The World Around Us

Our topic this half term is 'The World Around Us'


Within this topic we will enquire into: 

  • Animals around us
  • Animals that live in a cold climate
  • Animals that live in a hot climate
  • Different types of weather and seasonal changes
  • Winter


Our key questions this half term are:

  • What is the weather?
  • How do I keep warm in Winter?
  • What animal lives in a cold habitat?
  • What animal lives in a hot climate?


Our key texts to enjoy:

  • Penguin Small - Mick Inkpen
  • We're going on a bear hunt - Michael Rasen
  • Elmer - David McKee
  • The Polar Bear and the Snow cloud - Jane Cabrera


Our core rhymes for this half term are:


Our key vocabulary is:

  • Hot
  • Cold
  • Sun
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Animal
  • elephant
  • Bear
  • Polar Bear
  • Penguin


Our signs of the week are:

  • Coat
  • Friend
  • Hot 
  • Cold
  • Story
  • Friend


We will also learn about

  • New Year
  • Chinese New Year
  • Valentines Day