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Welcome to Kestrels 2022 - 2023!

We hope you enjoy looking at our learning on this page.


Please remember our home learning is always due in on a Thursday. We also collect reading records in once a week on a Friday. 


Please ensure they bring a water bottle into school for fruit and drinks time after play time. Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday - please ensure your child comes into school in PE clothes and a school jumper.  


Thank you

Around the World



This half term, we are learning about the world around us. We will start the topic by looking at atlases and maps. We will revise the names of the seven continents and five oceans. We will then look specifically at countries that Phileas Fogg travelled through on his journey around the world. We will compare the rainfall and temperature in different countries. We will compare the physical and human features of countries.


Through this topic, we will be writing:

  • diary entries
  • setting descriptions
  • information texts
  • newspaper reports


During this term, we will also be completing lots of art, focusing on the Japanese artist Hokusai. We will refine shading techniques to draw a mountain peak.


Our key texts this half term are: