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The Rosary Catholic Primary School

Welcome
to Class 3A and 3B

Class Teachers:

3A - Mr Bentley

3B - Miss Johal

Learning Assistant - Mrs Chugtai

 

Year 3 Learning Gallery

 

 

 Half-Termly Curriculum Maps

Have a look at what our Year 3 will be learning about each half term.

 

Autumn Half Term 1: 2023-24

This half term’s Gospel value is: Justice This half term’s British Value: Tolerance: of different cultures and religions; a fair, objective and permissive attitude to those whose faith may differ from one's own.
Year 3

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning about Number Sense.

Learning will include:

  • Exploring calculations: addition and subtraction
  • Read, write, order and compare numbers to 100
  • Calculate known facts mentally - doubles, adding on to find the difference, round and adjust
  • Derive new facts 
  • Partitions, order and compare 3 digit numbers
  • Find 10 and 100 more. or less
  • Round to the nearest multiple of 10 and 100

Vocabulary: place value, column, digit, numeral, add, subtract, ones, tens, hundreds, greater than, less than, multiples, partition

English

During this half term the children will be learning about: Power of Reading text: Werewolf Club Rules

GPS: 

Fullstops, capital letters, pronouns, conjunctions to express time, inverted commas, apostrophes for possession and omitted letters

Reading:  

Summarising main ideas and detail that support the main idea, poetry, text marking; recording and retrieving, drafting, redrafting 

Vocabulary for writing: similes, metaphors, ink, pen, sharpener, melodies, rhyme, repetition, pattern, poppadum, bills, tax, builders, diamond, inhale, chimes

 

Science

During this half term children will be learning  Forces and Magnets

Learning includes:

  • Investigating which materials are magnetic
  • Exploring magnetic strengths
  • The poles of attraction and repulsion

Vocabulary: push, pull, open, repel, attract, surface,    magnet, magnetic poles, North, South, magnetic.                                                                      

Religious Education

During this half term children will be learning about Creation

Learning will include:

  • Reflecting on our School Mission Statement
  • Recalling facts about our Class Saint
  • Reflecting on the importance of Mother Mary
  • Caring  for creation - importance of our world
  • Linking religious texts and language 

 

Vocabulary: creation, God, world, nature, prayer, image, Adam, Eve, Snake/Serpent, Genesis, Holy Trinity, Father, Holy Spirt, Son

  Humanities: Geography 

The children will be learning Spatial Sense and Settlements including London

Learning will include:

The Big Question; How is land used in the UK?

  • Identifying a settlement
  • Exploring land use
  • Understanding coastal and settlements and tourism
  • London as a settlement
  • Spatial sense; compass points, symbols and grid references

 

Vocabulary: urban, rural, settlement, population, residential, inland, coastal, accomodation, manufacturing, tourism, grid references, 8 compass points, northings, eastings

Music 

The children will be learning: Let Your Spirit Fly using Charanga and will play the Ukulele

Learning will include: listening to and an appreciation of RnB and other styles of music, games to learn about the dimensions of music: pulse, rhythm, pitch, singing and playing instruments, improvising and composing.

Vocabulary: pitch, rhythm, pulse, beat, verse, chorus, introduction, ending, riff, composition, improvise, appraise

Art and Design

Art

The children will be learning about Gestural drawing with Charcoal

Learning will include:

  • Using gestural marks to make work
  • Using expressive marks to create drama
  • movement in drawing
  • using light for dramatic effect

Vocabulary: drawing, charcoal, mark making, subject matter, drama, expressive

Computing  

During this half term the children will be learning about Digital Storyboards using Ilearn2

Learning will include:

  • To add and edit backgrounds
  • To add and edit characters: changing posture, expression and clothing
  • To add narration and speech bubbles, including formatting text
  • To duplicate objects and match scenes 
  • To search for objects

Vocabulary: add, edit, backgrounds, characters, format, text, duplicate, objects, scenes

Modern Foreign Language - Italian 

 

 

During this half term children will be learning about:

  • Greetings
  • Personal details
  • Numbers 1-10

 

Personal Social Health Education 

During this half term children will be learning about Me, My Body and My Health

 Learning will include:

  • Respecting our bodies
  • Embracing differences
  • Creating a community
  • Understanding that self-confidence arises from being loved by God

 

Physical Education 

During this half term children will be learning Yoga

Learning will include: how yoga can help to develop balance, strength and flexibility. They will learn poses to work and explore independently and with others. They will learn how to sequence poses.

Vocabulary: balancing poses: fox, dancer, tree, warrior, strength poses: back support, chair, high plank, flexibility poses: cobra, cat cow, bow, triangle

 

Autumn Half Term 2: 2023-24

This half term’s Gospel value is: Hope This half term’s British Value: Tolerance: of different cultures and religions; a fair, objective and permissive attitude to those whose faith may differ from one's own.
Year 3

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning about Length and Perimeter and Graphs.

Learning will include:

  • Addition and subtraction - developing mental calculation strategies
  • Illustrate and explain written methods - column method
  • Graphs - collect, interpret, present data using charts and tables
  • Measure, draw and compare lengths
  • Add and subtract lengths
  • Calculate perimeter

 

Vocabulary: add, subtract, length, perimeter, unit of measure, ones, tens, hundreds, column addition, measure, compare, draw, axis, data, metre, centimetre, millimetre, height, width, 

English

During this half term the children will be learning about: Power of Reading text: 

The Stone Age Boy

GPS: 

Determiners, past and present tense, progressive tense, adverbs, introduction to paragraphs, headings and subheadings, a and an, commas in a list

Reading:  

Recording and retrieving information, words in context, summarising main ideas and detail that support the main idea

Vocabulary for writing: pre-historic, The Stone Age, weapon, hunting, cave, camp, Om, travel, time

 

Science

 

During this half term children will be learning about Light

Learning will include:

  • Investigating sources of light
  • Understanding reflection
  • Exploring transparent, translucent and opaque objects
  • Knowing how shadows are formed
  • Knowing that shadow lengths alter through the day

Vocabulary: light, source, travel, straight, reflection, shadow, day, night, transparent, translucent and opaque.                                                

Religious Education

During this half term children will be learning about Stewardship and Advent

Learning will include:

  • Describing stewardship between Genesis and people's actions today
  • Understanding the importance of Mass
  • Recognising Prophet Isaiah
  • Making links between the words of the angel and Prophet Isiah
  • Recognising the importance of Advent
  • Understanding the significance of preparing for Jesus' arrival

  

Vocabulary: Laudato Si, Creator, Hoy Day, Mass, procession, consecration, prophet, testament, Messiah, annunciation, Hail Mary, Jesus, Advent, Christmas, faith, courage

Humanities: History 

The children will be learning about The Ages: Stone, Bronze and Iron.

Learning will include:

  • The Big Question: How did life change in Britain between the Stone Age and the Bronze Age?
  • Life in the Palaeolithic Age
  • Life in the 3 Stone Ages Age
  • Life and changes in the Bronze Age
  • The significance of the Amesbury Archer discovery
  • Life in the Iron Age

Vocabulary: archaeologists, artefacts, Neolithic, Palaeolithic, B.C., chronology, tribal, hunter-gatherer, shelter, civilisation, settlement, prey, Amesbury Archer

Music 

The children will be learning the: Glockenspiel using Charanga 

Learning will include: listening to and an appreciation of the glockenspiel, exploring and developing playing skills, learning notes and reading music,

Vocabulary: improvise, compose, pulse, rhythm, tempo, dynamics, texture, structure, melody 

Art and Design

DT

The children will be learning about Textiles

Learning will include:

  • 2D shape to 3D product
  • Planning, designing and making process
  • Creating a Christmas Stocking

 

Vocabulary: fabric and types, compartment, zip, button, structure, strengthen, technique, stitch, seam, user, purpose, prototype, label, function

Computing 

During this half term the children will be learning about Digital Art using Ilearn 2

Learning will include:

  • Using various lines and tools to create pattern effects
  • To use shapes, fill, copy/paste, zoom and flip
  • To use stamps, layers and multiple frames to created animated GIF computer game graphics

Vocabulary: shapes, colour, fill, copy, paste, rotations, resizing, zoom, tools, flip, stamps, layer

 

Modern Foreign Language - Italian 

 

During this half term children will be learning about:

  • The alphabet
  • Colours
  • Christmas in Italy

 

Personal Social Health Education 

During this half term children will be learning about Emotional Well-being

 Learning will include:

  • Recognising feelings
  • Knowing that emotions change as you grow
  • Recognising that intense feelings may not guide good actions
  • Understanding positive actions for wellbeing
  • Talking to trusted people
  • Recognising that media images are not always reflective of reality

 

Physical Education  

During this half term children will be learning Netball

Learning will include: developing an understanding of attacking and defending, using skills, strategies and tactics to outwit the opposition, developing skills of ball control and moving towards a goal, fair and honest play and evaluating their own and others performances.

Vocabulary: attacking, defending, tactics, outwit, opposition, throw, catch, change direction, pivot, shoot

 

Spring Half Term 1:  2023-24

This half term’s Gospel value is: Generosity

This half term’s Gospel value is: Tolerance; of different cultures and religions; a fair, objective and permissive attitude to those whose faith may differ from one's own.

Year 3

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning about: Multiplication and division and Time

Learning will include:

  • Deriving multiplication and division facts
  • Multiplication and division facts for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 10
  • Multiplicative structures: equal groups/parts, change and comparison, correspondence problems
  • Relationships: commutativity and inverse
  • Multiply and divide by 10 and 100Multiply a 2-digit number by 2, 3, 4, 5 and corresponding division situations Divide 2-digit by a 1-digit
  • Time - tell, record, write and order analogue and digital time
  • Measure,, calculate and compare durations

Vocabulary: Multiplication, division, derive, division facts, equal groups, equal parts, change and compromise, relationships, commutativity and inverse, time, seconds, minutes, hour, analogue, digital, AM, PM

English

During this half term the children will be learning about: Power of Reading text: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

GPS: 

Verbs, adjectives to compare, regular plural nouns, Irregular nouns, collective nouns and adverbs of manner.

Reading:  

Summarising main ideas and detail that support the main idea

Vocabulary for writing: 

torso, jaunty, diligence, tremulous, rancid, irony, mocked, antique, china, magnificent, humble, stunning

 

Science

During this half term the children will be learning about: Rocks;

Learning will include:

  • The properties of sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks;
  • How fossils are formed.

Vocabulary:  permeable/impermeable, high/low density, hard/soft, durable, fossils, sedimentary, metamorphic, metamorphose, igneous, decompose and porous.

Religious Education

During this half term the children will be learning about Reconciliation 

 

Learning will include:

  • The Big Question:  Is it easier to forgive or to say sorry?
  • The children will be given opportunities to say if they think forgiving is easy or hard to do
  • They will listen to and retell one of Jesus’ stories about forgiveness  and answer questions about feelings of characters in the stories and their own feelings
  • The children will also be making simple links between the stories and Jesus’ teaching about forgiveness giving a reason for a link.
  • We will focus on the Sacrament of Reconciliation and the children will need to explain in detail the order and importance. 

 Parable links: The Lost Sheep

Vocabulary: Jesus, Zacchaeus, Levi, behaviour, sinner, celebration, sorrow, sorry, forgiveness, reconciliation, confess, sacrament, act of sorrow

 

Humanities: Geography

During this half term the children will be learning about Natural Disasters 

Learning will include:

  • The Big Question: How do natural disasters affect our planet?
  • Explore the parts that make up the earth
  • We will be learning about the different natural disasters
  • Investigate the causes and effects. 

Vocabulary: crust, mantle, inner core, outer core, tectonic plates, fault lines, tsunami, tectonic plates, Ring of Fire, pyroclastic flow, ash cloud, eruption,  magma, lava, crater, conduit, active volcano, dormant volcano, extinct volcano

Music

 During this half term the children will be learning:

 Three Little Birds using Charanga 

 

Learning will include:

  • listening to and an appraising Reggae songs. They will explore the structure of Reggae music, identify instruments and find the pulse to copy, improvise and compose music.

 

Vocabulary: improvise, compose, pulse, rhythm, tempo, dynamics, texture, structure, melody, bass, chord, hook, tempo, backing vocals 

Art and Design

Art

 During this half term the children will be learning about:

Working with shape and Colour

Learning will include:

  • Exploring key artworks and creating their own
  • Exploring shape and colur
  • Understanding that shape can create exciting compositions
  • Layering shapes and using collage to inspire prints

Vocabulary: shape, colour, texture, composition, imagery, layering, collage, cut, arrange

Computing

During this half term the children will be learning about: Music Creation using ilearn2                      and Ilearn2:  E-safety

 Learning will include:

  • Creating ascending and descending scales
  • Using chords
  • Adding arpeggios and melodies
  • Adding steady and even rhythm
  • Using sampled sounds to create a mix
  • Building beats, melody and effects

Vocabulary: scales, chords, appreggios, rhythm, tempo, mixing, beats, tones

Children will also learn how to stay safe online: what to look out for, how to get help and how to safe safe.

 

Modern Foreign Languages: Italian

During this half term the children will be learning about:

  1. The Epiphany ( La Befana): Learning about the tradition of La Befana in Italy
  2. Days of the week: Naming the days of the week
  3. Months of the Year: Naming the months of the year

Personal Social Health Education

During this half term the children will be learning about: Tolerance of different cultures and religions  

A fair, objective and permissive attitude to those whose faith may differ from one's own.

Physical Education

During this half term the children will be learning: Gymnastics and Athletics

In Gymnastics, learning will include: a focus on improving their gymnastic movements, they will develop the basic skills of rolling, jumping, balancing and sequence work.

Vocabulary: shape, body tension, balance, barrel, counter tension, counterbalance, extend, straddle, sequence, arch, tuck, straight

In Athletics, children will: develop basic running, jumping and throwing techniques. They will think about speed, distance and accuracy and explore opportunities to measure, time and record scores.

Vocabulary: jump, balance, pace, stains, co-ordination, stride, vertical, distance, personal best, accuracy 

 

 

 

Spring Half Term 2: 2023-24

This half term’s Gospel value is: Forgiveness This half term’s British Value: Tolerance: of different cultures and religions; a fair, objective and permissive attitude to those whose faith may differ from one's own.
Year 3

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning about Fractions.

Learning will include:

  • Describing part-whole relationship and exploring unit fractions
  • Unit fractions with the explanation of understanding the fraction of denominator and numerator 
  • Non-unit fractions and consolidate their understanding of the language of numerator and denominator.
  • Finding fractions of quantities in context using a variety of representations, including the use of a bar model   
  • Compare and order fractions with the same denominator.
  • Children will apply this to compare unit fractions.   

Vocabulary: numerator, denominator, vinculum, whole part, sharing, equal, divide, compare, unit fractions, bar model.   

English 

During this half term the children will be learning about:

Power of Reading text: The Tin Forest     

GPS:

Plural nouns, adverbs of manner, inverted commas, irregular nouns, verbs, adjectives to describe and compare.   

Reading:  

Making Inferences and Justifying inferences with evidence.     

Vocabulary for writing:  windswept, depressed, peered, sifting, heaps of rubbish, exotic, booming, glum, sprouted, emerged, perched, puzzled.    

Science

 

During this half term children will be learning about Inspirational Scientists

Learning will include:

  • Looking at a variety of Scientists
  • Discovering and learning how they made a positive impact on the world and how they were discovered.
  • Links to climate change and plants.  

At the end of term, we will be going to Kew Gardens to end our inspirational Scientists topic.    

Vocabulary: aspired, David Attenborough, George Washington Carver, Kelsey Byers, Marianne North, discovering, scientist, explorer   

Religious Education

During this half term children will be learning about Mass.

Learning will include:

  • The Big Question:
  • Develop the children’s knowledge and understanding of why Easter Sunday is celebrated How it is a special period of time for Catholics
  • looking at the re-enactment of the Last Supper
  • linking the Last Supper to the Mass and giving descriptive reasons.    

 

Vocabulary:  Jesus, Mass, Last Supper, Lectern, Altar, Bread and wine, Sign of Peace, Sanctuary Lamp, Easter Sunday, The Penitential Act, Holy Communion, The Last Supper 

Humanities: History

The children will be learning about the Ancient Egyptians. 

Learning will include:

  • The Big Question: Why were the Ancient Egyptians significant?
  • The River Nile and Shelter
  • Mummification process
  • Ancient Egyptian Tombs
  • Significance of Tutankhamun's tomb

 

Vocabulary: tomb, coffin, canonic jars, Sphinx, pyramid, Pharaoh, Egyptian, Tutankhamun, desert, mummification

Music 

The children will be learning: The Dragon Song using Charanga and playing the Ukulele

Learning will include: listening to and an appraising traditional folk songs. They will explore the structure of folk music, sin, play instrumental parts, improvise and compose music.

Vocabulary: keyboard, drums, bass, tempo, dynamics, texture structure, compose, improvise, hook, melody

Art and Design

DT

The children will be learning about Mechanical  Systems

Learning will include:

  • Investigating levers and linkages
  • Planning, designing and making process
  • Creating a Moving Book

 

Vocabulary: pivot, linkage, mechanism, rotary, lever, bridge, osculating, guide, slot, reciprocating

Computing 

During this half term the children will be learning about Programming in Scratch, using Ilearn2

Learning will include:

  • To design, write and debug programs
  • To use repetition in programs
  • To work with inputs: keyboard, mouse, touch screen, input/output devices
  • To write programs 
  • To create their own animated character using online editing softwares. 

Vocabulary: Scratch, program, keyboard, mouse, write, debug, repeat, commands, loop, sequence, glides

Modern Foreign Languages: Italian

During this half term children will be learning about:

  • The seasons
  • The weather  
  • Carnival
  • Easter in Italy   

Personal Social Health Education 

During this half term children will be learning about being Safe in our own body

Learning will include:

  • To judge well
  • Distinguishing between what kind of physical contact is acceptable or unacceptable and how to respond.  
  • Medicines that are drugs and that not all drugs are good for us.
  • Understanding that alcohol and tobacco are harmful substances.
  • How our body is created by God, so we should take care of the and be careful about what we consume.  
  • Developing personal relationships: ways to maintain and develop good, positive, trusting relationships; strategies to use when relationships go wrong. 

 Physical Education  

 

During this half term children will be learning about group-work activities through OAA

Learning will include: developing basic skills of working with a team, listening to their peers to achieve the goal and sequence work, work independently, as pairs, in small groups to plan and explore.

Vocabulary: teamwork, communication, personal best, start, forwards, clockwise, anti-clockwise, finish, travel, rotate, North, South, East, West

Summer Half Term 1: 2023-24
  This half term’s Gospel Value:  Courage This half term’s British Value: Tolerance: of different cultures and religions; a fair, objective and permissive attitude to those whose faith may differ from one's own.
Year 3

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be learning about Angles, Shape and Measure.

 

Learning will include:

  • Identify angles including right angles and recognise as a quarter of a turn
  • Identify and draw parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Draw/make, classify and compare 2D and 3D shapes
  • Measure the perimeter
  • Measures - read scales with different intervals when measuring mass and volume
  • Weigh and compare masses and capacities with mixed units
  • Estimate mass and capacity

 

Vocabulary: angles, right angle, quarter turn, half turn, complete turn, acute, obtuse, straight line, parallel, perpendicular, clarify, properties, face, edges, corners, mass, volume, weigh, order, compare, estimate, capacity

English

During this half term the children will be learning about: Power of Reading text: 

Oliver and the Seawigs

 

GPS: 

inverted commas, metaphors, similes, a and an, adjectives, verbs, nouns, adverbs, apostrophes to mark possession and omitted letters, commas in a list

 

Reading:  

Summarising main ideas and detail that support the main idea, making inferences from a text, predicting what may happen next.

 

Vocabulary for writing: 

albatross, anguish, authority, bewildered, blighted, composure, collided, cascaded, eccentric, flimsy, launched, obnoxious, successor 

Science

 

During this half term children will be learning about Animals including Humans

 

Learning will include:

  • The importance of nutrition
  • Identifying and distinguishing between omnivores, carnivores and carnivores
  • The food chain
  • The food web
  • The ecosystem

 

Vocabulary: nutrition, omnivores, carnivores, carnivores, food chain, food web, ecosystem 

 

Religious Education 

 

During this half term the children will be learning about the Eucharist and Celebrating

 

Learning will include:

The Big Question: Why do Catholics refer to Jesus as 'The lights of the World'?

  • Understanding, Jesus is the Light
  • Describing the account of Jesus appearing to his two disciples
  • Explaining the importance of knowing about Jesus
  • Understanding the Ascension 
  • Explaining the meaning and purpose of Pentecost
  • Understanding how we live out the Fruit of the Spirit

 

Vocabulary: Holy Spirit, Pentecost, Tongues of Fire, apostle, resurrection, Kingdom, disciples, Paschal Candle, Easter Sunday

Humanities: Geography 

 

During this half term the children will be learning about

Western Europe including The Alps.

 

Learning will include:

The Big Question: What are the main features of Western Europe?

  • An introduction to Western Europe
  • Climate, trade and tourism
  • How mountains are formed
  • The Alps

 

Vocabulary: continent, landmark, coastal, import, export, trade, tourism, alley, peak, summit, ridge, Alps

 

 

Music

 During this half term the children will be learning:

Bringing us Together using Charanga and the Ukulele 

 

Learning will include:

  • An appreciation of the Disco music genre
  • Playing and copying back 3 musical notes
  • Improvising using 2 additional musical notes 
  • composing a simple melody using simple rhythms from chosen notes

 

Vocabulary: disco, keyboard, drums, bass, imagination, improvise, compose, pitch, tempo, pentatonic scale, pulse

Art and Design 

 

Art

 

During this half term the children will be learning about

Telling Stories Through Drawing and Making

 

Learning will include:

  • Appreciating other art forms such as film and literature with a 3D response
  • Re-interpreting and reinventing work
  • Exploring character, narrative, and context to create sculptures

 

Vocabulary: 3D, mark making, lines, texture, sculptures, character, narrative, medium, form, material, construction, colour

 

Computing 

 

During this half term the children will be learning Programming in Kodu, using Learn 2

 

Learning will include:

 

  • To create a 3D place
  • To write a program
  • To add multi-player aspect
  • To write a program with variables
  • To program operators to achieve a score and win a games

 

Vocabulary: design, write, debug, program, sequence, selection, input, output

 

Modern Foreign Language - Italian 

 

During this half term the children will be learning about:

 

  • Parts of the body
  • School supplies
  • Fruit and vegetables

 

Personal Social Health Education 

During this half term the children will be learning to… 

 

 

Vocabulary:

Physical Education 

 

During this half term the children will be learning to Swim

 

Children will develop water confidence. They will develop a range of strokes and the techniques involved in them. To develop water safety skills and an understanding of personal survival and techniques. To identify effective strokes and achieve personal bests. 

 

Vocabulary: rotation, tread water, glide, front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, surface dive, dolphin kick.

 

Summer Half Term 2: 2023-24

This half term’s Gospel value is: Responsibility This half term’s British Value: Tolerance: of different cultures and religions; a fair, objective and permissive attitude to those whose faith may differ from one's own.
Year 3

Mathematics

During this half term the children will be securing Multiplication and Division and further explore Calculation Strategies and Place Value.

Learning will include:

  • Secure multiplication and division
  • Recall and use multiplication and division facts for 6 and 8 times table
  • Explore calculation categories and place value
  • Add and subtract mentally
  • Find 10, 100 and 1000 more or less
  • Order and compare beyond 1000
  • Round numbers

Vocabulary: multiplication, multiply, division, divide, divisor, groups of, add, subtract, difference, more, less order, compare, round

English

During this half term the children will be learning about: Power of Reading text: 

Oliver and the Seawigs

GPS: 

inverted commas, metaphors, similes, a and an, adjectives, verbs, nouns, adverbs, apostrophes to mark possession and omitted letters, commas in a list

Reading:  

Summarising main ideas and detail that support the main idea, making inferences from a text, predicting what may happen next.

Vocabulary for writing: 

albatross, anguish, authority, bewildered, blighted, composure, collided, cascaded, eccentric, flimsy, launched, obnoxious, successor 

 

Science

 

During this half term children will be learning about Plants

Learning will include:

  • The processes involved in plant growth
  • Identifying the function of different plants
  • The processes involved in germination
  • The use of investigational and observational skills - growing a plant

 Vocabulary: plants, roots, stem, leaves, flowers, flowering plants, germination, pollination, seed dispersal

Religious Education 

During this half term children will be learning to about Being a Christian

 

Learning will include:

 

 Vocabulary:

Humanities: History

The children will be learning about

Sacrifice and Ceremony: the Mayans 

Learning will include:

  • The Big Question: What do I know about the Ancient Maya?
  • Who were the Maya?
  • The Maya religion
  • The importance of the Chechen Itza as an archaeological site
  • Changes to the Maya

 

 Vocabulary: 

Music 

The children will be learning: Reflect, Rewind and Play using Charanga and the Ukulele 

Learning will include:

  • Listening to and appraising classical music
  • Exploring the interrelated dimensions of music using voices and insatruments
  • Singing, imporovisnf and composing music
  • Sharing and performing  

Vocabulary: chord, crochet, notation, pitch, structure, verse, chorus, instrumental families

Art and Design

DT

 

The children will be learning about Food

Learning will include:

  • Understanding what a healthy and varies diet looks like
  • Planning, designing and making process
  • Creating a healthy sandwich, wrap or pitta

Vocabulary: design, make, evaluate, appealing, appearance, blend, consumer, ingrediants, purpose, savoury

Computing 

 

During this half term the children will be learning 3D Design using Learn 2

Learning will include:

  • To understand and use 3D space on a grid
  • To design cities/towns
  • To re-create or design familiar 3D models using cubes
  • To use chisel tool to improve and adapt models
  • To colour individual blocks or whole models

Vocabulary: 3D, shape, model, tools, cubes

Modern Foreign Language - Italian 

 During this half term children will be learning about:

  • Farm animals
  • Family members
  • Parts of the home

 

Personal Social Health Education 

During this half term children will be learning about… 

Vocabulary:

Physical Education 

During this half term the children will be learning to Swim

Children will develop water confidence. They will develop a range of strokes and the techniques involved in them. To develop water safety skills and an understanding of personal survival and techniques. To identify effective strokes and achieve personal bests. 

 Vocabulary: rotation, tread water, glide, front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, surface dive, dolphin kick.

 

 Homework

Homework Timetable

Summer 1 Week Beginning 22.04.24

 Spellings Grammar 

Summer 1 Week Beginning 15.04.24

 SpellingsGrammar

RE Pentecost Homework

Summer 1 Week Beginning 29.04.24

SpellingsS&SGrammar

Summer 1 Week Beginning 06.05.24

 

Parent Workshops

Maths Workshop

Reading Workshop