Teacher: Mrs Burns
The topics that we will be covering during this term of ‘Romans’ are:
Wishing stories using Pie Corbett’s Talk for Writing examples
Weekly spelling test with a new list given on a Thursday for homework
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”
|Science||Forces and magnets – how things move on different surfaces. How magnets attract or repel each other
Setting up enquiries, 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?
Placing dates on a timeline and understanding chronology
Finding out about the Roman Empire and Julius Caesar
Researching the Roman army and role of a Roman soldier
Finding out about Gladiators and the Colosseum
|Art / DT||Art – study of Michelangelo’s sculpture techniques. Design and make a piece of Roman jewellery from clay to show 3D sculpture and form
DT – construction model with mechanical parts
|Football, netball, dance
Rugby with Atlas Sports coach – Mr Sheldrake
|RE||What is the ‘Trinity’ and why is it important for Christians?
What do Hindus believe God is like?
|Singing/performing – “Let Your Spirit Fly” from Charanga music resource
Christmas performances singing
|PSHE||Five school values/five ways of well-being