|This half term, our main text is Skellig by David Almond. As we study this text, the children will be looking at authorial choice as well as practising to retrieve key information.||We will be writing in a range of genres, including a narrative and an information text. We will have a focus on the importance of editing writing and proofreading for errors.|
In Maths, we will be continuing our work on fractions.
Number – Multiplication and division
Divide numbers up to 4 digits by a one-digit number using the formal written method of short division and interpret remainders appropriately for the context.
Number – fractions, decimals and percentages
We are continuing to learn about properties and changes of materials. By the end of the topic, children will be able to:
|RE||Christianity and Salvation.|
Our key question for the half term is: ‘What did Jesus do to save human beings?’
During this topic, pupils are expected to be able to:
Indoor – Dance
Pupils learn different styles of dance, working individually, as a pair and in small groups. In dance as a whole, pupils think about how to use movement to explore and communicate ideas and issues, and their own feelings and thoughts. As they work, they develop an awareness of the historical and cultural origins of different dances. Pupils will be provided with the opportunity to create and perform their work. They will be asked to provide feedback using the correct dance terminology and will be able to use this feedback to improve their work. Pupils will work safely with each other and show respect towards others.
Outdoor – Invasion Skill - Tag Rugby
In this unit pupils will develop key skills and principles such as defending, attacking, throwing, catching, running and dodging. When attacking, pupils will support the ball carrier using width and drawing defence. When defending, pupils learn how to tag, how to track and slow down an opponent, working as a defensive unit. They will play collaboratively in both uneven and then even sided games. Pupils will be encouraged to think about how to use skills, strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition. They develop their understanding of the importance of fair play and honesty while self-managing games, as well as developing their ability to evaluate their own and others’ performances.
|Geography||This half term, our focus will be India. The children will:|
|MFL||French – Les Vȇtements|
We will be describing clothing in French:
By the end of the topic, the children will be able to:
|Art||During this unit of work, the children will explore the artist Henri Matisse and his artwork.|
They will learn about a range of 3D paper sculpture techniques and begin to create these with increasing control.
The focus for our PSHE sessions is:
The children will look at values of healthy relationships, diversity in relationships and the notion of commitment.
|Music||This half term, the children will continue to learn the ukulele, we will focus on having the correct stance and hold. We will play a range of simple songs using the chords learnt.|