Warrington School/Curriculum Planning/Room 1 Planning Term 2

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Term Two Themes

Keeping ourselves safe and eating healthy, Matariki and celebrating diversity of learning styles

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Overall Goals;

  1. Evaluate term 1's Moa inquiry
  2. Understand own learning style and celebrate our diversity
  3. Investigate healthy food and share findings
  4. Undertake a statistical investigation and display results
  5. Create radio adverts on being safe
  6. Participate in a Matariki celebration


Mathematics -Statistics

  • Statistical investigation
    • Conduct investigations using the statistical enquiry cycle:gathering, sorting, and displaying multivariate category and whole number data and simple time-series data to answer questions;identifying patterns and trends in context, within and between data sets; communicating findings, using data displays.
  • Statistical literacy
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of different displays in representing the findings of a statistical investigation or probability activity undertaken by others.
  • Probability
    • Investigate simple situations that involve elements of chance by comparing experimental results with expectations from models of all the outcomes, acknowledging that samples vary.
*Undertake a school rubbish audit to ascertain the contents - display and discuss data in varying formats
*Harvest potatoes, record numbers and weight and make generalisations based on the results

School Goals

  • Enjoy and incorporate mathematical processes in everyday life
  • Develop understandings in the areas of statistics
  • Communicate and present mathematical ideas, clearly and accurately

Resources:FIO series - Sustainability, Using resources and Energy

English - Keeping ourselves healthy and safe


  • Read, analyse, understand and critically think about messages and purposes of information presented
    • Using internet, books and teaching resources to find out the about 5+ a day servings message
  • Develop skills of effectively arranging, presenting and displaying visual and written information in a variety of formats
    • Take notes and convert technical information into health symbols to accompany fruit and vegetable colours
  • Express ideas clearly and with confidence and use appropriate language to do so
    • Write a recipe using 5+ servings and create a still life poster with 5+ health message symbols
Write and record health messages to be played on the radio   

Own inquiry

  • Plan and work on a topic of own choice

The Arts

  • Develop and revisit visual ideas, in response to a variety of motivations, observation, and imagination, supported by the study of artists’ works.
    • Observe and discuss still life portraits from various artists using fruit and vegetable themes
  • Describe the ideas their own and others’ objects and images communicate.
    • Connect to health theme of 5+ a day
  • Learn about and use a range of art making media and materials.
    • Organise digital pictures of fruit and vegetables to create pencil sketches, large crayon pictures and paintings limited by food colours
  • Experiment with pencils, crayons and paint
    • Create still life portraits of coloured fruits/vegies that incorporate health symbols
See health goals

Health and PE

Keeping Ourselves Safe Programme - KOS

Personal Health and Physical Development

  • Identify factors that affect personal, physical, social, and emotional growth and develop skills to manage changes.
  • Identify risks and their causes and describe safe practices to manage these.
  • Take responsibility for own health needs with food and keeping safe around others
  • Know about their own bodies and how to care for them with healthy food choices

Malcolm Riley’s dietary guidelines for sustainability include the following.

  • Enjoy eating with other people
  • Don’t eat or drink too much
  • Think about the kind of food you eat
    • Know how your food is produced and where it comes from
  • Make food choices that are good for the environment
    • Enjoy minimally processed food that doesn’t need cooking
    • Grow some of your own food
    • Buy locally produced food in season
  • Think about how you get your food
    • Buy food that uses minimal packaging – use long lasting carrier bags
    • Optimise your physical activity when doing the shopping.
  • Students to research healthy food, fruit and vegetable colours and technical words.
    • Create symbols that define technical words
      • Use still life images of fruit and vegetables to create own version
        • To include food colour group, symbols and message about healthy colour eating



  • Develop an awareness and knowledge of Maori culture, through music and games
    • Matariki celebrations, waiata, stick games and creating harakeke putiputi
      • E Papa Waiari, Haere Mai