Spring Term 2 - Out of this world
In Maths, we will be comparing and ordering decimal numbers. We will be learning to round decimals with 1 decimal place to the nearest whole number and recognize and write decimal equivalents of tenths and hundredths. We will learn to recognize and write decimal equivalents for ¼, ½ and ¾, count up and down in fractional steps, count up and down in hundredths and find the effect of dividing 1 and 2 digit numbers by 10 and 100. Next, we will learn to compare quantities and find quantities of a number.
Then, we will move on to learn about coordinates. We will compare and classify geometric shapes, complete simple symmetrical figures with a line of symmetry and learn how to plot specific points to complete a polygon. Finally, we will learn about acute and obtuse angles and symmetry in 2D shapes.
This half term, we will be looking at Space. Throughout this unit, we will be explaining the process of how night and day occurs, the movement of the moon and earth relative to the sun and exploring the planets in our solar system. Learning technical language – orbit, planetary, solar.
Then we will describe and explain the movement of the Earth and other planets relative to the sun in a Non-chronological report.
During the next 5 weeks in Literacy, we will be immersing ourselves in a range of Science Fiction stories.
We will be reading, discussing and sharing lots of short Science Fiction Stories . We will also be learning about Poetry, how to read and recite poetry using expression. Towards the end of term, we will be using everything we have learned this half term about science fictions to write our own amazing Science Fiction story.
In RE, we will learn about the Christian beliefs about miracles as ‘signs’ of the divinity of Jesus. We will learn about a selection of miracle stories and explain what these might reveal to Christians about the nature of Jesus. We will learn about why some Christians might go on pilgrimage to places associated with miraculous events and the impact that belief in miracles and the power of prayer might have on a Christian. Next, we will learn about the difference between fact, opinion and belief and consider differing interpretations of the word miracle – i.e. an amazing event, a very lucky experience, a strange coincidence, an act of God. We will discuss our own beliefs and if there anything that we accept as truth which others may not agree with. We will reflect on how we make decisions about what is/is not true.
In ICT, we will be learning about online safety and the potential risk of providing personal information online. We will also learn how to combine sequences of instructions and procedures.
In PSHCE, we will be learning about shared responsibilities and reasons for rules and laws and the consequences of not adhering to them. We will learn about how human rights are there to protect everyone. Next, we will learn about the relationship between rights and responsibilities, and the importance of having compassion towards others. We will learn about our shared responsibilities for caring for other people and living things and how to show care and concern for others. We will show ways of carrying out shared responsibilities for protecting the environment in school and at home and how everyday choices can affect the environment.
In Well-being, we will be exploring lots of different exercises and activities that will help develop physical and emotional well-being.
In P.E, we will be learning different skills from the PE Curriculum. We will take part in Gymnastic, Athletics, Dance, and Games activities.