St James Catholic

Primary School

In the loving peace, justice and joy of Jesus, we achieve.

Autumn 2

This terms topic is called Special times and Special places.

Your child will learn about the North/South Pole and where they are located on a globe. They will be learning about the climate and what animals live in the Artic/Antarctic and the features they need to survive.

They will then go on to learn about a famous explorer Ernest Shakleton and his adventures to reach the North Pole. 

We will also look at sources of light, shadows, light and day and nocturnal animals.

10 Arctic Animals for Kids - Snow Animals for Kids - Polar Animals

This video is for Kids who LOVE animals! Which Animals live in the Arctic? Meet 10 of the most interesting animals we've ever seen! Learn important facts abo...

Ernest Shackleton - EPIC Stories in 30 seconds

Born in Kildare, Ernest Shackleton made 3 expeditions to Antarctica where he climbed an active volcano, survived the sinking of his ship and camped for 3 mon...

I See the Light! - A Song about Light Sources

This is the introductory video to the lesson titled "I See the Light!" in Year 2 Science. To see the full lesson featuring more animations and interactive ex...

Nocturnal Animal Song

nocturnal #science #teaching A fun song I wrote for my science classes to teach about nocturnal and diurnal animals. Hope you enjoy! Purchase song on iTunes...