We hope you had a wonderful rest over Easter!
This term we will be developing our writing skills to publish our best pieces of writing as well as looking at a unit of poetry. We will also be continuing with comprehension of texts and learning different spelling patterns, punctuation and grammar in revision for SATs.
Our class text this term will be ‘Skellig’ by David Almond, which is a story about friendship, hope and the power of kindness.
In science, we will be finishing our topic of electricity. We have been creating circuits and
investigating our own electrical theories. This will link in well with our DT unit where we
using all of our knowledge of circuits to make steady hand games for our buddies to try out!
In maths, we will be learning about shapes and angles and revising key topics in preparation for SATs in May.
In history, we will be learning about the Ancient Maya civilisation and finding out about how they lived and their contributions to life today.
In ICT we will be learning about how we can create quizzes online for our peers to answers and collate the results. This will be through the software program of Purple Mash.
In RE, we will thinking about what it means to belong to religion – focusing on the religion of Islam. The children will be continuing to develop respect and inquisitiveness of other faiths and traditions.
Our school value this term is generosity and service and we will be discussing this in whole school and key stage worships.
In PE, our unit will be athletics with Mr Pile on a Tuesday and dance with Libby on a Wednesday. In athletics we will be developing our skills in running, jumping, throwing, catching as well as developing flexibility, balance, strength and control. In dance we will be composing and learning a dance which will be used in our end of year performance.
In French, we will be learning vocabulary linked to the topics of, 'My House' as well as developing our pronunciation of key words.