Year

 Topics

 3


Key Text: Matilda

Literacy – Describing characters and settings

Maths – Place value and addition and subtraction

ICT – Introduction to ICT and handling laptops / iPads.

Science – Animals and humans. Healthy eating.

Geography – Our local area.

PE – Developing fundamental sport skills through Tag Rugby and Handball.

Art – Exploring line drawing and self-portraits.

DT – Making a healthy snack or dessert

RE – People of God

PSHE – New beginnings and working collaboratively

4

 

Literacy - Descriptive writing- use How to Train your Dragon by Cressida Cowell, to write descriptions of monsters and dragons. Beowulf by Michael Morpurgo- descriptive narrative poem based on Beowulf. And a newspaper report of an Anglo- Saxon invasion.
Maths- Place value- the value of digits in 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers. Comparing and ordering numbers. Mental and written methods to add and subtract 2, 3 and 4 digit numbers. Times Tables.

Science- Humans and other animals- Teeth and digestion

ICT- exploring coding

PE- Dance and swimming

Geography- Map skills- who were the Anglo Saxons? Where did they come from? Locate UK and journeys Anglo Saxons took. Place large Anglo Saxon settlements on UK map.

RE- Christianity- Creation- what do Christians learn from the Creation story?

Art/DT- Design, make, and paint Anglo Saxons houses and model village. Plan, make then evaluate. Research

History- Anglo Saxons and Scots, who were they, where did they come from?

PSHE- New beginnings- Class rules; how to foster a positive learning environment- how to manage difficult situations. Introducing mindfulness.

 5

 

Literacy- Core text - Michael Morpurgo – The wreck of the Zanzibar
- Descriptive writing
- Letter writing
- Diary writing
- Narrative story creation

Maths- Place value- the value of digits in 4, 5 and 6 digit numbers. Comparing and ordering numbers. Roman numerals up to 1000. Rounding to the nearest 10,100 and 1000. Mental and written methods to add and subtract numbers.

Science- Forces in action

PE- Basketball/netball skills and dance.

ICT- Word processing

Geography- A case study of the United Kingdom

RE- GOD – What does it mean if God is loving and holy?

PSHE- New beginnings- Class rules; how to foster a positive learning environment- how to manage difficult situations. Introducing mindfulness.

 6


Literacy- Core texts- ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ by Michael Morpurgo & ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ by Michelle Magorian. We will be exploring a variety of genres such as letter writing, diary entries, narrative and poetry.

Maths- Place Value, 4 Rules of Number, Fractions & Geometry

Science- Electricity & Classification

Computing – Online Safety & Computer Coding

PE- Netball & Gymnastics

Geography- Japan. Map work relating to countries involved in WW2. Finding out about the axis and allies.

RE- Creation and Science: Conflicting or Complimentary

Art/DT- WW2 propaganda posters. Sketching of WW2 aircrafts. Designing and making an Anderson shelter and gas mask.

History- WW2: Outbreak of War, everyday life, the Blitz, the holocaust, evacuation & rationing.

PSHE- New Beginnings