Arts

  • Art: Portraits and Anglo-Saxon art.
  • DT: Where food has come from.

Maths

  • Number (place value in whole numbers) and written addition
  • Number (place value in decimals) and written addition of money
  • Written and mental subtraction
  • Shape
  • Mental multiplication and division and fractions
  • Number, place value and written multiplication
  • Mental multiplication and division and written division
  • Number, place value and written subtraction
  • Measures and data
  • Fractions
  • Mental and written addition and subtraction and written multiplication

 

English

  • Classic Fiction – Just So Stories/Jungle Book – Kipling.
  • Non-fiction – Recounts – UFOs and Aliens.
  • Slam Poetry – Performance poetry and the work of Michael Rosen.
  • Biographies and autobiographies – featuring the work of Roald Dahl and Michael Morpurgo.
  • Non-fiction – Instructions and explanations.
  • Classic poems – featuring Lewis Carroll and Hilaire Belloc.

 

Grammar

  • Conjunctions to create compound and complex sentences, relative clauses, use commas correctly; use speech punctuation correctly. Use of adverbials of time and space, use expanded noun phrases, recognise vocabulary and structures for formal and written speech, learn the differences between this and spoken speech, use of contractions in speech. Use brackets, dashes, semi-colons, colons, hyphens, and bullet points.
  • Use and choose descriptive language; adjectives, adverbs, powerful nouns and verbs.

Physical Development

  • Wednesday – Invasion games and ball control skills.
  • Thursday PAS – Athletics/Net and Wall games

Science

  • Earth, Moon and Sun
  • Day and Night
  • Eclipses and seasons
  • Moon phases
  • Stars
  • Planets
  • Solar system
  • Gravity
  • Opposing forces
  • Friction
  • Air resistance
  • Water resistance

Knowledge and understanding of the world

History

  • AD 410 – the Roman withdrawal from Britain
  • Who were the Anglo Saxons, where did they come from and why?
  • Saxons invasions and leaders
  • Aspects of Anglo Saxon life, art, culture and archaeological finds
  • Settlements, kingdoms and place names
  • Christian conversion – Canterbury, Iona and Lindisfarne

Geography

  • Using maps, atlases and globes, digital and computer mapping
  • Settlements and land use.
  • A fieldwork study of Castleton
  • To use fieldwork to observe, measure and record using sketch maps, plans and graphs.
  • 4 figure grid references

PHSE

  • Changes

Computing

  • Debug code, decompose code (procedures and sub-procedures)
  • Conditional commands, input and output
  • Explain the function of the algorithm behind each part of the code

RE (RE Week 21st-25th September)

  • What is the purpose and value of a sacred place?
  • Why is prayer so important for religious believers?

I know that many of you do these things already, but please could you:

  • Hear your child read at least twice a week and talk about unfamiliar words, the characters and plot of the books they read.
  • Support your child and ensure that they complete homework tasks appropriately and hand them in on time.
  • Ensure that you label ALL of your child’s belongings as we try very hard to re-unite lost property with their owners.

Sport

PE will be on Wednesday afternoon and PAS will be on Thursday morning. Children will need clearly named PE kit in school for the whole term. They must wear white PE tops, black PE shorts and have trainers for outdoor sports and pumps for indoor sports. Team football kits are not acceptable.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to pop in or to phone the office and leave a message so that I can ring you back.

 

Thank you,

Mr Warburton