In English this term, we are using 'How to Train a Dragon' by Cressida Cowell (book and film)to inspire our writing. We will be looking at narrative structures with an emphasis on creative language to describe settings and characters as well as looking at chapters. We will also study instructional texts; journalistic writing and formal letters.
In maths, we will be learning about place value; the four rules of number; area of different shapes; 2D and 3D shapes. The children will learn about these in a variety of ways including through problem solving and games.
In our science we are investigating living things and their habitats and animals and other humans. We will find out different scientists and the research that they have done. For computing we will be learning about internet safety, research, e-mail, word processing and coding.
Our history will be about Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons. This will also weave through other subjects learning about Scandinavia for our geography, Viking art and design technology where we will be making Viking long boats and shields.
In music we will be looking at 1980s rock anthems adding in musical accompaniments to produce our own performances. For physical education the children will be doing hockey, dance through the ages and in gymnastics balance. In religious education, we will be learning about Christianity and the Bible and out personal social and health education will be discovering new beginnings and how to deal with situations where they get on with people and fall out.
There is a lot for the children to learn this term and have fun with whilst doing so.
P.E. days Wednesday and Friday - please ensure that P.E. kits are in
Also every week, on a Wednesday we will be having 'Welcome Wednesday' between 3:15 and 4pm, where parents can share work with their children and discuss any concerns with the class teacher.