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Term 2

Our topic is; Chaos in the Capital


In English, we will be taking on the role of detectives to try and solve the disappearance of Salim, who went up the London Eye, but did not make it off! Surely what goes up, must come down…mustn’t it? Pine will be predicting and discussing their thoughts as we read the text, whilst producing an array of writing, in many different genres.

Our book’s blurb:

Monday 24th May, 11.32a.m.

Ted and Kat watch their cousin Salim get on board the London Eye. The pod rises from the ground.

Monday 24th May, 12.02 p.m.

The pod lands and the doors open. People exit – but where is Salim?

Has he spontaneously combusted? [Ted’s theory.]

Has he been kidnapped? [Aunt Gloria’s theory.]

Is he even still alive? [The family’s unspoken fear.]

Even the Police are baffled. Ted, whose brain runs on its own unique operating system, and his older sister, Kat, overcome their prickly relationship to become sleuthing partners. They follow a trail of clues across London in a desperate bid to find their cousin, while time ticks dangerously by…

In Science this term we are excited to have an opportunity to work with Empiribox, a new scheme of work for Science. We will be focusing on forces and magnets during Autumn term. Empiribox believes the only way to learn science is with fun and exciting practical experiments, inspiring children throughout their lives. These experiments are carefully chosen to explore fundamental science concepts, whilst enthralling the children.

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