Monday - RE - Why do Buddhists meditate?
In this lesson we will be learning about meditation. We are going to learn about why buddhists meditate, how they meditate and we are even going to practise some meditation ourselves. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and your brain.
Tuesday - PSHE - Your country needs you!
In today's lesson, the Prime Minister has contracted COVID-19 through shaking hands during his official work. We must step up as his Deputy Prime Minister to lead the country by way of a formal public letter of guidance. The lesson works towards creating leaders - where we must think about how to provide the most relevant information in order that it influences people to act responsibly, collectively, and effectively. This guidance as a leader will help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, thereby saving lives!
Wednesday - Geography - What are the steps in the rock cycle?
In this lesson, we will learn each of the steps of the rock cycle. We will learn how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock are all connected through a demonstration involving jelly beans! You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and a ruler for this lesson.
Thursday - RE - Which festivals do Buddhists celebrate?
In this lesson we will be learning about the Buddhist festival called Wesak. We will learn about why this festival is so special to Buddhists and the traditions that they observe. Finally, we will learn about the Noble Eightfold Path, which Buddhists reflect upon during Wesak. You will need a piece of paper, a pencil and your brain.
Friday - PSHE - Exploring emotions in music
In today's lesson we are discussing different colours in music and how different pieces of music can make us feel different emotions.
Topic - What impact are humans likely to have on life in the future?
In today's lesson, we will learn about some of the impacts that humans have on life on this planet. We will look at pollution, global warming, hunting and deforestation. We will learn what happened to the dodo bird and about some amazing organisations that are working hard to ensure that other species do not become extinct.
History - Why did the USA and the USSR enter a cold war?
In today's lesson, we will learn about the power vacuum that was left in central Europe following the defeat of Germany in the Second World War. We will learn how two competing ideologies, capitalism and communism, competed for influence across Europe and the rest of the world.