In the first half term we will be looking at ‘Roman Soldier’s Handbook’ followed by ‘Escape from Pompeii’ which links to our history topic on Romans. We will be building on the skills we learnt during the autumn term to write pre and post setting descriptions! During the second half term we will explore the traditional tale of ‘Pinocchio’ including the version written by Michael Morpurgo. After that we will be looking at an Italian Recipe book to look at how to write instructions.
In Maths, we will be looking at fractions and decimals. After half term we will be learning all about statistics and exploring geometry through position and direction. We will of course be continuing to do lots of practice of our times tables. There will also be opportunities to revisit some areas of learning from the year.
In the first half term we will be looking at ‘Sound. This will include how sounds are generated, how they travel through a medium, pitch and more! In the second half term we will be exploring ‘Electricity.’ We will look at how it is created, how to be safe and simple electric circuits.
Our history topic this term is the Romans! We will discover why the romans came to Britain and what influence they had on our lives. We will also be thinking about the evidence they left behind and how it is interpreted.
The topic this term is Europe and we will become familiar with its countries, mountain ranges, rivers and cities. We will be looking at the importance of trade in Europe.
This half term we will be learning all about Ramadan and the five pillars of Islam. We will be looking at why Muslims fast and reflect on their beliefs.
In French we will be learning how to talk about leisure activities and how to conjugate verbs. We will also discover popular French leisure activities.
In computing we will be exploring about how to stay safe online and how to seek help or advice.
During the second half of the term, we will be discovering art through our Roman topic by creating mosaics and exploring self-portraits inspired by Van Gogh.
In Design Technology we will be designing and making our own pizzas.
This term we will be learning how to play cricket and the skills we need to be successful. After half term we will move our focus to athletics.