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Seasonal changes​​​​​​​

Nursery • Understand the key features of the life cycle of a plant and an animal. (Nursery – Plants & Animals, excluding humans)

• Explore the natural world around them.

• Describe what they see, hear and feel whilst outside.

• Understand the effect of changing seasons on the natural world around them.

Year 1

• Observe changes across the four seasons.

• Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.

Year 3 • Recognise that light from the sun can be dangerous and that there are ways to protect their eyes. (Y3 - Light)
Year 5 • Use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the Sun across the sky. (Y5 - Earth and space)