Based around the year 1 and 2 Science curriculum of living things, animals plants and seasonal changes, but also featuring links to Design Technology, Geography and History. This theme incorporates school lessons and activities both indoor and outdoor which through out the years natural and farming cycles cover:
1. Looking after animals. See how they develop from birth to adult- Autumn or Spring Term
2. Growing Plants in school and experiencing how they develop from seed to fruit - Spring or Summer Term
Using the products of the school harvest - Summer Term
3. Throughout the year pupils will see how farmers and growers keep animals and grow plants to produce the food you can buy in shops
4. Throughout the year pupils will see how farmers and growers keep animals and grow plants to produce the food you can buy in shops
Summary of theme
Theme is introduced with entry point video which is designed to capture pupils interest and get them to think about plants and why they might be important in their lives.
Pupils then grow their own seeds to help them the parts of plants and what they need to survive.