Please don't arrive early and try to leave the school grounds as quickly as you can at the end of the day to prevent you coming into contact with too many children and families from other year groups.
Our enquiry question for this term is - Should we all be treated the same? This will be our Explore Term, and we will focus on our Geographical knowledge and skills. Topics we will focus on include: deforestation, biomes, rainforests, fair trade, the capital cities of Europe and of North America and a country study.
Below you will find our Project Place Mat that we will use throughout lessons this term.
During our English lessons we be using The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. We will making predictions on the outcome of a text, justifying our ideas and exploring how to use dialogue to move a story on. We will focus on writing a diary entry and the features of this genre. During our lessons we will recap on some of the grammatical features covered over last term such as expanded noun phrases and parenthesis and aim to include these in our writing.
As usual in English, we will also work on grammar and spelling work too. This term will include accurate use of apostrophes, modal verbs, prefixes, verb prefixes, suffixes and converting nouns and adjectives into verbs using suffixes.
These are the topics we will study this term:
Percentages as fractions decimals
Adding decimals within 1
Subtracting decimals within 1
Complements to 1
Adding decimals – crossing the whole
Adding decimals with the same number of decimal places
Subtracting decimals with the same number of decimal places
Adding decimals with a different number of decimal places
Subtracting decimals with a different number of decimal places
Adding and subtracting wholes and decimals
Multiplying decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000
Dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1,000
Compare and order angles
Measure angles in degrees
Measuring with a protractor (1)
Measuring with a protractor (2)
Drawing lines and angles accurately
Calculating angles on a straight line
Calculating angles around a point
Calculating lengths and angles in shapes
Regular and irregular polygons Reasoning about 3-D shapes
Draw on a grid
Position in the first quadrant
Translation with coordinates
Lines of symmetry
Complete a symmetric figure
Reflection with coordinates
Kilometres Kilograms and kilometres
Millimetres and millilitres
Converting units of time
What is volume?
In Summer 1 our topic is living things and their habitats. The lessons will focus on:
In Summer 2 the topic is animals including humans. The lessons will focus on:
We will be completing the Real PE unit on health and fitness and then personal skills. We will also have lessons focusing on net and wall games.
We will look at databases in Summer 1 followed by game creation in Summer 2.
In RE we will look at Islam in Summer 1 and focus on how peoples belief's about their God have an impact on their lives in Summer 2.
In our PSHE lessons, we will continue our work on reconnecting before moving on to feelings and emotions. As always, these lessons are linked to the British Values and our Rainbow Values.