Teacher: Mrs Burns
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Morgan
Terms 1 & 2 September 2020
The topics that we will be covering during this term of ‘Anglo-Saxons and Vikings’ are:
|English|| Myths and legends including “Mighty Thor and the Magic Hammer”
|Maths|| Place value
Addition and subtraction including formal written methods using columns
Solving addition and subtraction two-step problems
Multiplication and division including times tables up to 12 x 12. Practice using “Times Tables Rockstars” – computer program at school and home
|Science|| Forces and magnets – how things move on different surfaces. How magnets attract or repel each other
Setting up an investigation, fair tests, making predictions, carrying out investigations, recording results and writing conclusions
States of matter – solids, liquids and gases. How materials change state when heated or cooled. Understanding evaporation and condensation in the water cycle.
|Online safety and digital literacy What is a computer?|
|History|| Anglo-Saxons and Vikings
Understand who Anglo-Saxons were and where they came from. Maps of AngloSaxon settlement and place names. Use a range of sources to understand the mystery of Sutton Hoo. Find out who the Vikings were and where they came from.
Explore settlements and place events on a timeline.
|Art / DT|| Art – study examples of Saxon jewellery, weapons and houses. Design and make a piece of jewellery using various media.
DT – Viking/Saxon construction model with mechanical parts.
|RE||What do Christians learn from the Creation story? What is it like for someone to follow God?|
|Singing/performing – learning the song “Mamma Mia.” Christmas performance singing.|
|PSHE||Values/five ways of well-being Me and my relationships.|