What shapes our perception?
Key driver - Art
This term we will be looking at the painting 'Bathers at Asnieres' by Georges Seurat for inspiration.
Art - We will be focussing on emotion and creating mood and feeling in art. We will be researching the work of an artist and replicating some ideas using the techniques pointillism and balayage.
Music - We will be looking at different composers , compostiotion, interpretation and different purposes of music .
Science - We will be experimenting and learning about solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal)
WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF INVASION?
Key Driver: Geography
This term we will be exploring our project question through looking at the Amazon Rainforest. We will be combining this with our class text ‘The Explorer’ by Katherine Rundell which tells the story of a group of children whose plane crashes into the Amazon Rainforest.
In geography we will be consolidating our map work skills and looking at continents and oceans. We will also be taking a closer look at South America – in particular the Amazon rainforest and the impact of invasion and deforestation.
In history we will be using the Romans as our focus for exploring invasion and some of the factors that may cause uprisings. We will also be looking at the changes to society between the Roman era and the Battle of Hastings.
In science we will be looking at the life cycles of insects, birds, mammals and amphibians. Next half term, we will learn about animal and plant reproduction as we as the changes to humans as they get older.
Should we accept our place in society?
Key Driver: History
Key Concepts: law, empathetic understanding, causation and consequence, interpretation, equality
This term we will be exploring our project question through looking at the Victorians. We will be combining this with reading our class text ‘Street Child’ by Berlie Doherty to help us imagine what life would have been like as a pauper in Victorian Britain. This will help us to understand the different roles which form a society…
In History we will be using the Victorians as our focus for exploring primary and secondary sources which we will use to encourage further enquiry about the Victorian era.
In Geography we will be looking at trade between the UK, Europe & Wider world as well as natural resources and fair/ unfair trade distribution.
In Science we will be exploring Earth and Space followed by friction and air resistance in the second half term
To know the names and be able to locate capital cities.
We have been locating European countries on the map and naming the capital cities . We can tell you the capitals of England, Irleand, Scotland,Wales , France, Italy and Germany .
We also linked this to our History topic of the Victorians to looking at the countries of The British Empire.
HISTORY -To know about the key events that occurred during the Victorian period
FHT: To select and organise historical information.
We have been researching and making timelines .
If anyone asks us we can tell you some fingertip knowledge about Queen Victoria and the events that happened from 1837 -1901.