Have a look below to see what we will be learning about this term and keep an eye on Seesaw for extra information and to keep up to date with what we are all up to in school.
We will focus on Shape, Length and Height, Position and Direction and Mass, Capacity and Temperature. We will continue weekly practise of Number and Lightning to develop children's arithmetic skills.
shape, 2D, 3D, sides, vertices, edges, faces, lines of symmetry, length, centimetres, metres, height, turn, half turn, quarter turn, full turn, clockwise, anticlockwise, weight, grams, kilograms, capacity, litres, millilitres, temperature
We will be writing an explanation/instruction text using our previous Science learning (explaining how seeds grow). We will look at examples of instruction/explanation texts before we write our own.
Explanation text - command, imperative verb, steps, conjunctions, present tense, subheading, heading, facts
Computing – Creating Media: Stop Motion
We will learn that an animation is made up of a sequence of photographs, that small changes in the frames will create a smoother looking animation and understand which software creates simple animations and some of its features e.g. onion skinning.
animation, background, debug, drawing, evaluate, flipbook, fluid, frames, moving objects, onion skinning, pen tool, still images, static
Design and Technology: Templates and Joining Techniques
We will design, make and evaluate a puppet designed for younger children to play with. We will investigate fabrics, how to join them together and use some finishing techniques to complete the product.
template, pattern pieces, mark out, join, decorate, finish features, suitable, quality mock-up, design brief, design criteria, make, evaluate, user, purpose, function
Music - On this island: British songs and sounds
We will learn about the music of the British Isles to create, compose and evaluate our own music pieces working in groups.
composition, duration, dynamics, inspiration, pitch, structure, tempo, texture, timbre
PSHE – Safety and the changing body
We will developing understanding of safety: roads, medicines and an introduction to online safety, distinguishing secrets from surprises, name body parts and looking at the concept of privacy.
private, secret, surprise
PE - Athletics and Gymnastics
Kwik Cricket - we will learn how to play kwik cricket and the skills involved such as throwing, runs between wickets, catching the ball and hitting the ball
Football – we will practise skills required in a football game such as dribbling, moving with the ball, passing, stopping the ball and shooting.
Kwik cricket - cricket, runs, batter, bowled, caught, run out, stumped, hit wicket.
Football - dribbling, passing, shooting, defend, tackle
RE – What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?
We will learn about Hindu beliefs including deities and Gods and how Hindus show their faith within their families and communities and consider the value of taking part in Hindu communities on whether it is a good thing for everyone.
Hinduism, Hindus, deities, Gods, faith, beliefs, Diwali
6th June 2022 - Back to school after half term
8th June 2022 - World Ocean Day
29th June 2022 - Sports Day
8th July 2022 - Race for Life
20th July 2022 - National Friendship Day
20th July 2022 - Summer Fayre
21st July 2022 - Last day of term