“Hand in hand with God,we live love and learn together.”
“By God’s grace, we learn to loveand love to learn.”
Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers
Notes For Living on Planet Earth
This heartfelt and provoking book is dedicated to the author, Oliver Jeffer's, son. It was inspired by Oliver's desire to make sense of the world for his son, but it is also a gift to all children at his time, helping them to make sense of their world and their role in it. The words and pictures work together to help children to understand their place in the world and to move forward together in a positive and constructive way.
This is a literacy based unit and aims to support reading and writing activities in school.
The activities will explore the key themes of:
Planned literacy experiences around these themes will support children to raise questions, express concerns, build resilience, reconnect with each other as a community, and contemplate the ways in which their outlook has changed during this period.
Fantastic You! is a fun and engaging way to teach children the importance of valuing their own attributes and those of people around them. This is part of our Literacy topic Amazing Authors, Roald Dahl, focussing on the text Fantastic Mr Fox. There are a variety of activities to suit all learning styles, covering a range of PSHE learning objectives. Through the eyes of the story's characters, which convey determination and friendship, children can learn to appreciate individuality and teamwork.
Fantastic You! will cover the themes: