Summer 2 topic - Darwin's delight
Science – Evolution and inheritance; Living things and their environments
Art and Design – Sketchbooks; Observational drawings; Clay modelling
Computing – Research; Morphing; Understanding computer networks
Geography –Using maps; Geographical similarities and differences; Compass work
History – Significant individuals: Charles Darwin and Mary Anning
PSHCE – Kindness, Honesty, Respect, Creativity, Resilience
RE – Hinduism
PE – Striking and fielding games
Here is a link to a video about the Galapagos Islands. We will be learning about how Charles Darwin visited these islands in HMS Beagle.
This half term, Badgers' topic will be Frozen Kingdom.
We will cover:
Science - Living things and their habitats; food chains and webs and classification
History - Titanic and Robert Falcon Scott
Geography - Identify the significance of: latitude; longitude; the equator; the northern and southern hemisphere; the tropics of cancer and capricorn and the Artic and Antarctic circle
Art - Sketching and sculptures
DT - Milk bottle igloo
Computing - Combining a variety of softwares to present information and images
PE - Invasion games
PSHCEE - Living in the wider world
RE - Incarnation: Was Jesus the Messiah?
MFL and Music - PPA
As a school we have introduced a new and incredibly exciting curriculum called Cornerstones.
Our topic this half term will be 'A Child's War' which is based upon WWII.
Below is a parent and careers' letter which details which subjects we will be covering and a fun facts sheet about the topic. I will also be sending home a knowledge organiser with lots of information about the topic for you to read with your children.
The children have already created some excellent work and completed lots of fun activities. Please see the pictures below.
Autumn 2: Lands Far Far Away
Text: Nevermore: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend
History/ Geography: North America
Art/ DT: Cooking magic
Computing: Online Safety and spreadsheets
RE: People of God: How can following God bring freedom and justice?
PPA: French and Music
Autumn 1 topic
I hope you have all have had enjoyable and relaxing summer holidays and are exciting to start your final important year at primary school. You will shortly be receiving a class newsletter outlining important information for the year ahead.
This term our topic will be based on a text we will be reading in class called Theodore Boone by John Grisham. It is the first book in a 6 book series. We will also be learning about:
Science - Circulatory system and the impact of diet, exercise and drugs on body functions
History - Medicine and disease through the ages
RE - Creation and fall
Art - Sketching and how to create tone, shading, texture and perspective
Computing - Coding
PE - Basketball and netball
PSHCEE - Relationships