Off With Their Heads! (Crime and punishment);
Britain's Hall of Fame.
Our topic this term is ‘Vicious Vikings’. We will be learning about the history of The Vikings as they invade and Anglo-Saxon Britain and the events that lead up to a unified Britain in 1066. We will be continuing to develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British history.
The Vicious Vikings theme will continue through Literacy, beginning with the story ‘Beowulf’ by Michael Morpurgo. They will be writing their own Myth or Legend based on the pattern and setting of the story they have learnt.
We shall also be looking information texts and creating our using all the information they have learnt about the Vikings.
In Art we will be designing and creating our own clay amulets that the Vikings used on their armor in battle. We will be using real artefacts to inspire us and our work.
Our unit in Science is ‘Properties and changes of matter’. This will involve investigating and sorting objects by their properties as well as looking at reversible and irreversible changes.
In R.E we will be exploring what different religions believe about life, specifically comparing Christian beliefs with Buddhist beliefs.