A major learning skill area for this age group is investigation. Children at Anglia School are encouraged to ask questions and then to carry out their own investigations to find out answers to their questions.
An example of an investigation from the topic 'All about me' is to do with finger prints.
Finger print science
Get the children to make finger print paintings.
Explain that everyone's finger prints are unique and different from those of others.
Hand out magnifying glasses and get the children to examine their own finger prints.
The children write messages with invisible ink from lemon juice, guessing what has been written: