To celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee and her 70 years reign over the United Kingdom and Commonwealth we have a week of activities planned for all of the children!

You can follow what we are doing in school on our social media pages by clicking this link!

Our Timetable of events is below. Alongside this you will be able to see what tweaks we have made to the curriculum for this extraordinary celebration!

 

We are using planning from The Literacy Company to enhance our English provision for the Jubilee. The texts we will be looking at are:

EYFS:

Year 1 & Year 2

Year 3 & Year 4

Year 5 & Year 6

History Learning - Plans of what we can learn about during our Platinum Jubilee celebrations week:

 

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

Talk to older family members about how their lives have changed during the Queen’s reign.

 

 

Family tree – Royal family

 

How did the Queen communicate in 1950 and how does she communicate today?

Family tree – Royal family

Explore resources from the Royal Collection Trust, looking at the Queen’s life, her public role and what a jubilee is.

 

Watch the highlights from the Queen’s coronation. What do you notice?

 Make a timeline to show the main events of the last 70 years.

 

 

 Investigate how your local area has changed in the last 70 years. Historic England has lots of examples of places in England. Burtonwood airbase does too.

 

 

Pathe news of coronation

Edmund Hillary – Everest

 

 Create a time capsule.

 

 

Geography Learning - Across the School we will be looking at a number of different elements including:

  • London and surrounding areas - Where does the queen live?
  • The United Kingdom
  • Commonwealth Countries

There are some great resources we will be using to support our learning:

Royal Collection Trust

Platinum Jubilee Story Map - Historic England

Collins - Freedom to Teach

Commonwealth for Kids

CBBC Newsround

 

Art:

As part of our Art Curriculum we will be creating portraits of the queen at different points during her reign from 1952 to present day. To celebrate the work that the children have created we will be having an Art Exhibition after half term.

Music:

In music we have been listening to music from every generation that the Queen has reigned - From the Rock and Roll of the 1950's to current day Pop and Indie music.

Take a look at our listening activities below:

Design and Technology:

In DT we are creating our very own crowns to wear at our street parties. We are using inspiration from royalty all over the world to make our own unique head accessories!