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Autumn 2

Land Ahoy

 

Develop children’s knowledge of the sea, seafaring and pirates. Children use maps, learn about famous pirates and explorers and find out about life at sea.

Linked science investigations: Why do boats float? Can you find the treasure?

Linked texts: The Troll – Julia Donaldson; The Adventures of Sinbad the Sailor – Katie Daynes; Grace Darling – Anita Ganeri

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

Visit a marina, boat yard, RNLI station or boating lake

Innovate challenge

Find pirate treasure

English

Narratives; Information texts; Descriptions; Poetry; Postcards

Geography

Using and making maps; Locational knowledge; Directions

A&D

Observational drawing; Printing

Computing

Programming; Using presentation software

D&T

Mechanisms; Structures

History

Significant historical people – Captain James Cook, Grace Darling; Famous pirates

Music

Sea shanties

PSHE

Feeling positive

Science

Everyday materials; Working scientifically

Science investigations

Why do boats float? Can you find the treasure?

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