Stories that raise issues/dilemmas:
Issues & dilemmas, summarising, role play, adjectives, adverbs, prefixes & suffixes, apostrophes, punctuation, connectives, verb tenses, story structure, sentence types, letter layout, text-film comparison,
characterisation, speaking & listening, story openings.
Adverts, connectives, evidence from text, persuasive writing, play scripts, prefixes & suffixes, sentence types, text-film
comparison, use of ICT for presentation.
Adverbs, characterisation, compound words, dialogue, editing own work, idioms & proverbs, narrative, nouns, opinion, play scripts, powerful verbs, punctuation,
reviewing, role play, setting, speaking & listening, writing collaboratively.
Adverbs, chronological text, connectives, editing own work, explanation, handwriting, illustrations, labels & captions, non-fiction, note-making, paragraphs, poster, prefixes & suffixes, question words, sentence structure, speaking & listening,
summarising, thesaurus, use of ICT for presentation, verb tenses, writing
Adjectives, alliteration, evidence from text, lists, nouns, persuasive writing,
powerful verbs, rhyme, rhythm, similes & metaphors, synonyms, use ICT for
presentation, writing collaboratively.
Children will continue to develop their
cursive handwriting style.
Rounding and ordering 4-digit numbers
Multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100
Multiplication and division facts for the times tables 1-12
Ratio, proportion, area & perimeter
Time on analogue and digital clocks
Mental and written methods for the four operations
Subtraction including finding the difference, counting back and checking
Mental and written addition of three-digit numbers
Drawing and classifying polygons
Reasoning and explaining
Measures – standard metric units in relation to capacity
Reading numbered divisions on a scale, including weight and length
Investigating the local history of Chicksands and Campton.
Children will have the opportunity to visit
The Military Intelligence Museum
Viewing and interpreting historical records of our school
Our local area
Using and interpreting maps and satellite images
Making our own sketch maps
Routes and transport links
What do the religions teach us about the natural world & why we should care for it?
Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Chinese & Aboriginal creation stories, as well as scientific theories.
Investigating how religious believers show their relationship with the natural world.
Digital Images & Leaflets
Taking, downloading & importing images.
Using MS Word to resize, crop, rotate, flip & edit images through use of effects.
Exploring a graphic package (Photo Simple)
Combining text & graphics using MS Word
Using leaflet templates on MS Publisher.
Touch typing skills.
Design, write and debug programs.
Use sequence, selection & repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output.
Explain how simple algorithms work.
Clay & Pop Art
Learning to use a range of joining and sculpting techniques to make 3D models from clay.
Using tools to carve, smooth and add finer detail to clay models.
Learning about the Pop Art movement and investigating the artists Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein.
Living Things & Their Habitats (Biology)
Learning the seven characteristics of living things.
Defining habitats and the basic needs they supply.
Classification of plants and animals.
Reading and constructing food chains and webs.
Change and Survival
How plants and animal adapt to their surroundings
Issues affecting animals and plants
The following topics will be covered as part of our S.E.A.L. (Social and Emotional
Aspects of Learning) scheme:
Team games, Outdoor Adventure Activities, Team Building & Orienteering, Gymnastics and Swimming.
Rooms & furniture, classroom items,
transport, sports, pastimes, adjectives, picnic food & places in France.
Reinforcing knowledge of simple battery-operated circuits.
Controlling electric circuits with a switch.
Investigating appropriate material choices.
Designing and creating a working torch.
Evaluating product against design criteria.