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Glastonbury Thorn School


Topic Sessions


WAIL to understand what plants need to grow and to say why these needs are important and how they might affect plant growth.

Success criteria: I can say what plants need to grow and say what will happen if they don't have these. 



There is an easy acronym to help remember basic plant needs, these are the things that plants need to survive and thrive. The acronym is L.A.W.N.S.

Watch teaching video for activity to help you remember the 5 things plants need.

Optional activity-follow the instructions along with the music in this podcast.
Optional activity to help you remember the 5 things needed for a plant to grow successfully.


WAIL to locate Europe on the map and recall some key geographical facts.

Success criteria: I can find Europe on a map and talk about some of its  geographical features.


Either print or make a drawing of the outline of the European country you have chosen and write your information about its physical and human geography.


WAIL to understand the significance of Mary Seacole and to be able to explain how some people have helped us to have better lives.

Success criteria: I can talk about why Mary Seacole is important and explain how some people have helped us. 


Below is a worksheet that you can print or copy straight into your red book for the Mary Seacole commemorative stamp activity.


WAIL to use my body and movement to interpret music and words

Success criteria: I can move my body to music and story


Listen to the Roots and Shoots podcast with music and instructions to explore our theme of growing.


Find a space to listen and respond to the instructions given-careful to make sure there are no obstacles in your way!