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Spring 2 Growing and Minibeasts

This half term our learning topic is 'Growing and Minibeasts'. We will learn 2 key texts and will retell these stories through Talk 4 Write. We will practise the story and retell them through words and actions, then we will innovate the story and change the character or setting.


We will also have a themed week on Easter!


Within this topic we will enquire into: 

  • Caring for growing plants
  • Caring for animals
  • Life cycle of a Butterfly


Our key questions for this half term are:

  • How do we care for living things?
  • What do animals and plants need to grow?


Our key texts for this half term are:

  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Jasper's Beanstalk


Our core rhymes for this half term are:

  • Sleeping bunnies
  • 1 finger, 1 thumb
  • Easter themed music
  • The very hungry Caterpillar song


Our signs of the week are:

  • Caterpillar
  • Butterfly
  • Beanstalk
  • Bunny


Please see our knowledge mat below to see our curriculum overview for this half term.