Curriculam: Autumn Term
Curriculam: Spring Term
In Maths, we are learning:
- Number and place value (NPV); Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA)
- Mental addition and subtraction (MAS); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Written addition and subtraction (WAS)
- Mental multiplication and division (MMD); Number and place value (NPV); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA)
- Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Geometry: properties of shapes (GPS); Measurement (MEA); Statistics (STA)
- Written addition and subtraction (WAS); Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA); Measurement (MEA)
This term we will be concentrating on improving the pupils spelling, punctuation and grammar. We will also continue to focus on Reading comprehension skills, which involve inference, reading for specific detail and scanning for information.
We have introduced a new area of study – Functional Skills- this will focus on the children being able to use English at a more practical level, which includes offering practical exam technique tips.
Boys: This term, pupils will be focussing on cricket. They will develop their fielding and batting skills and take turns to experience different positions on the field.
Girls: This term we are doing Badminton. The pupils will learn how to play competitively and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending. Also they will improve their accuracy using a racket.
This term Art and Design is being taught as a cross-curricular subject. This means we will be undertaking different projects that are linked to core subject such as History but include elements of Art and Design e.g making Gas Masks linking in with the theme of WWII.
Animals including Human
Children will build on their knowledge and understanding of different systems within the body. They will research the parts and functions of the circulatory system. They will focus on how nutrients are transported around the human body. Children will explore how a healthy lifestyle supports the body to function and how different types of drugs affect the body.
World War II
This unit of work will teach your class all about World War II. They will learn when and why World War II began and find out about the key individuals and countries involved. In addition to this, they will discover all about evacuation; learn what it was like to live with food rationing and explore the contribution made by women to the war effort. Furthermore, they will learn important facts about the holocaust and investigate events that were key turning points in the war, such as the Battle of Britain and the German invasion of Russia. Studying World War II will help children to develop their investigation and evaluation skills; learn to organise information chronologically and understand how past events have helped to shape the world we know today.
This term pupils will be designing building their own 3D models using a new design software called TINKERCAD. Their designs will then be created using the schools 3D printer.