This half term, we will be immersing ourselves in older literature. We are going to be reading, discussing and innovating the plot pattern of 101 Dalmatians. Towards the the end of the half term, we will be writing an explanation text linked to our Science topic of Life Cycles.
In the beginning of this half term, we are going to continue to focus on Geometry. We will continue learning about different shapes, including triangles, quadrilaterals, regular and irregular polygons and solving problems relating to angles.
Further on in the term, we will move onto learning about positions and movements of shapes.
Towards the end of the term, we will move onto learning our different units of measure and how to convert between different units of measure.
We will follow the Charanga scheme. Our unit for the term will be ‘words, meanings and expressions. We will discuss the following question:
How does music shape our lives?
Our focus this term will be Islam. We will learn the significance of the Quran and its importance to Muslims. We will also be researching how the Quran was revealed to the prophet Muhammed and the relevance of the Night of Power.
This half term our topic is all around growth and change.
This term we will be making biscuits to develop our Engineering skills. We will link Engineering to our Literacy topic of 101 Dalmations.
This half term we will begin to describe the life cycles of different living things. We will describe the difference between different life cycles of amphibians, mammals, insects and birds. Later on in the term, we will describe the process of reproduction in plants and animals and create a timeline to indicate stages of growth in humans.
This half term, we have a super exciting project where will be working in groups to set up a farm shop business to design, make and market a new lunch time food product using ingredients we have grown ourselves. We will be making a frittata!
P.E - Striking and Fielding (Cricket)
Children will demonstrate bowling overarm with accuracy and consistency. Children will also learn how to strike a Cricket ball using a Cricket bat. We will also be demonstrating how to catch and throw a Cricket ball when fielding. We will aim to use all the skills and tactics demonstrated and apply them into a modified Cricket game.