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Land Ahoy!

Yo-Ho-Ho And A Bottle Of Rum!
Get Ready To Take To The High Seas And Set Sail In Search Of Treasure!

This half term, we’ll find out about boats and ships of all shapes and sizes. We’ll write about them, read information books, investigate amazing sea rescues and write postcards and poetry influenced by the sea. Our science skills will help us to understand how boats float and we’ll design and make model ships using a variety of materials. We’ll study paintings of boats and draw detailed pictures of our own. Our map reading skills will help us to identify different seas and oceans, and we’ll learn about famous sea explorers. Stories of pirates will inspire us to make pirate flags, treasure maps and fact files. We’ll even find out how to talk and sing like a pirate!

At the end of the project, we hope to share our learning with you. Shiver me timbers; it’s going to be good!

Home Learning – Sea Research!

The sea is fascinating! Why not take a trip to the beach? Look out for pirates.

You could make boats from plastic cartons, cardboard boxes or polystyrene trays. Add sails and cargo then see which boats sail around the bath successfully! Alternatively, sing along to some lively sea shanties performed by The Fisherman’s Friends from Port Isaac in Cornwall. Visit their website to hear the sea: