We will be exploring whether or not adversity makes us stronger or not as we learn about different natural disasters. Our key concepts will be: justice, fear, strength, common good, resilience, compassion.
We will be further building up our fictional writing skills by writing our own versions of the story 'Escape from Pompeii' before we start delving into the world of non-fictional writing later in the term.
In Maths this term we will be covering the following blocks of learning:
Number - multiplication and division
Pupils should be taught to:
add and subtract amounts of money to give change, using both £ and p in practical contexts
Measurement (perimeter and length)
Our science topics in Spring are 'Rocks' and 'Forces':
• compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
• describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock
• recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.
• compare how things move on different surfaces
• notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance
• observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others
• compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials
• describe magnets as having two poles
• predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing
In our French lessons, we will focus on:
Our R.E. learning will focus on:
Religion, family and community: Prayer
Meanings of symbols, words and actions in Christianity and Islam
In school, we will be learning to play different invasion games and completing our year 3 HRE unit (health related education).
In our weekly PSHE lessons, we will be covering the following topics:
-Health and Wellbeing: Aiming High
-Living in the wider world: Britain