Curriculum_information T3&4

Teacher: Mrs Mifflin/Mrs Rome
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Yorke

Curriculum information

Class 5

Terms 3 & 4

Our class topic for term 3 is “The Romans”.

Our class topic for term 4 is “Our locality”.

Here are some of the things we will be doing and learning about this term:

English
  • Stories involving overcoming a monster using “War of the Worlds” by H.G. Wells as inspiration.
  • Narrative poetry – poetry which tells a story.
  • Non-chronological reports.
  • Improving narrative writing – description, characterisation, openings and endings.
Maths
  • Decimals, percentages and their link with fractions.
  • 4 operations with decimals.
  • Strategies for problem solving and reasoning.
  • Measures – metric and imperial.
  • Time and timetables.
Science
  • Animals including humans – the circulatory and respiratory systems – the parts and functions.
  • Evolution and inheritance – adaptation, fossils, genetics.
Computing
  • Multimedia – combining text and graphics in meaningful, purposeful ways.
  • Useful keyboard shortcuts.
  • Tailoring our work to suit given audiences.
  • Using computers to communicate.
  • Researching, note taking and copyrighting.
History

Geography

  • Completing our study of the Romans – Boudicca, Hadrian’s wall and the collapse of the Roman empire in Britain.
  • Map skills – using atlases to identify major cities, rivers, mountain ranges and land marks around the world and in Europe.
DT / Art
  • D.T. – textiles – making Easter decorations.
  • Art – sketching – using John Constable as our inspiration.
PE

 

  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
RE
  • Why do Christians believe Jesus was the Messiah?
  • How does faith help people when life gets hard?
Music

 

  • Studying Gustav Holst and his Suite of Planets.
  • Studying John Williams (film composer) and how films would not be the same without his compositions.
PSHCE
  • Rights and Responsibilities