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Autumn 1

Street Detectives

 

Teach children about their local area. This project develops children’s knowledge of key landmarks, services and the community, how these have changed over the years and what they, as the younger generation, can do for their local area.

Linked science investigation: How do plants grow in winter?

Linked texts: Paddington Goes to Town – Michael Bond; The Elves and the Shoemaker – Vera Southgate and Robert Lumley

  • English
  • Geography
  • PSHE
  • D&T
  • History
  • Computing
  • Science
  • A&D
Memorable experience

Walk around the local community

Innovate challenge

Improve the local area

English

Recounts and captions; Nursery rhymes; Instructions; Adverts; Diaries

History

Changes within living memory; Significant people; Places and events in the local area

A&D

Famous local artists; Creating views from the local area

Computing

Photo stories; Algorithms

D&T

Making models; Baking; Making signs; Designing buildings

Geography

Fieldwork in the local area; Human and physical features; Using and making maps; Aerial images

PE

Measurement; Statistics

PSHE

Belonging to a community; Improving the local area

Science

Everyday materials; Plants

Science investigations

How do plants grow in winter?

Slideshows

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