Autumn term- The Magic Toymaker
This topic gives the children a chance to learn about toys and games. They will find out about toys and games from the past, about ‘magic’ toys that fool the eye, how to sort toys based on what they’re made of, about how different toys move and how to design their own toy/mascot to celebrate an event.
Spring term- The circus is coming to town
This topic gives the children a chance to learn about movement and entertainment. They will find out how to draw faces and understand their expressions, how to use juggling balls, what circuses were like in the past, how to stay safe in busy places, about music for circuses, which materials would make a waterproof tent, how to draw a plan for their own circus, how to put up a tent, what people think about animals in the circus and how to draw maps and plans of a circus.
Summer term- Knights and castles
In this topic, children will learn about the history of medieval castles and the Normans, where castles are built, who lived in castles, the structure of castles, and so much more, all through a variety of fun and creative activities. Children will also have the opportunity to visit Lincoln’s very own castle and learn about the historic landmark.