Our focus in English this term will be on a range of fiction and non-fiction texts with links made to children’s learning about the Vikings. The children will learn to analyse texts to identify key features and use these to produce their own writing. The children will also focus on sentence construction, which will involve grammatical awareness and punctuation.
In Maths we will continue our work on number skills beginning with looking closely at place value. The children will revise all four operations and apply them to both arithmetic and reasoning questions. Fractions will also be revisited in the latter half of the term.
This term in Science children will be looking at Living Things and their Habitats, focussing on classifying organisms, and then at the biology of animals including the human circulatory system. We will continue to develop skills of scientific enquiry including planning different types of investigations and accurately reporting results.
Computing Digital Literacy and Technology:
This term we will be working on coding websites using HTML, we shall be carrying out a range of cross curricular work including blogging, handling data and presentations.
Art & Design Technology:
In Art the children will explore different qualities of line and tone and how this relates to movement. They will study a range of work from different time periods and use elements of this to influence their own work.
Our Topic this term will be Rule Britannia focussing on The Vikings. The children will learn about where the Vikings came from and why they chose to settle in England and the significant figures and key events that took place during the Viking period. This topic will further enhance pupils’ learning in English and will provide opportunities for research using a wide range of media.
In PE we will be developing pupils’ physical fitness, co-ordination and skill level, whilst actively encouraging a positive attitude towards both themselves and others. This will be undertaken via a multitude of sports games.
In PSHE this term children will be looking at drug, alcohol and tobacco education, focussing on the effects and risks related to legal and illegal drugs and the risks associated with drug use in different situations.
Please remember that this is just a brief outline of this term’s plans and does not include everything the children will be doing.