Learning Overview: Spring 2016-2017

English: Myths and Legends, Stories about imaginary worlds, Recounts, Non-chronological reports, Traditional Poems and Performance Poems.

Mathematics: Place Value & Decimals, Mental & Written Addition & Subtraction, Measures & Date, Fractions & Decimals, Time & Shape and Multiplication & Division.

Science: Rocks and Fossils

Topic: The Romans

R.E: Symbols and Religious Expression

P.E: Hockey, Gymnastics, Tennis and Dance.

Grammar and Punctuation: Words types and functions.

Music: Exploring Arrangements

Art: Autumn- Mosaics

PSHE: Making Friends

Subject Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6
Science To observe, group, draw, describe and name rock samples. To discover how different rocks were made by planet earth.

 

To design a fair test for rocks to check their hardness and permeability.

To gather important rock data from our local area.

 

To understand how fossils are made and make our own fossil from plaster of Paris. To understand how important soil is to life on our planet. To create a ‘Rock and Fossil Museum’.
History To learn about the legend of the founding of Rome and place events and objects into the correct periods of time. To understand the benefits and impact of the Roman Ruling System. To recognise that the past is represented in different ways.

 

 

To examine how the Roman Empire changed areas over time and begin to ask why. To understand how the Roman Empire emerged and expanded in the three centuries before the Common Era.

To design and paint a Roman Shield using inspiration from Roman designs.

To explore the reasons for the Romans’ successful growing empire in two centuries before the birth of Christ and learn about life in the Roman army To begin to understand why the Romans wanted to invade Britain.

To use a piece of music to create atmosphere and to discuss its effect on the listener.

R.E To discuss places that have personal value. To explain some features, symbolic objects, actions and sounds found in a church. To explain some features, symbolic objects, actions and sounds found in a mandir.

 

 

To know what puja is and why it is important for Hindus. To know what Holy Communion is and why it is important for Christians. To compare the purpose and values of a mandir and church.
Music Exploring arrangements- Music Express Year 3 To use a piece of music to create atmosphere and to discuss its effect on the listener.
P.S.H.E Making friends.

Think about being a friend.

Making friends.

Know what makes each other happy, sad, cross.

Making friends.

Know what helps and hinders friendships.

Making friends.

Consider ways of resolving differences.

Making friends.

Be able to initiate friendships.

Making friends.

Being a good friend.

Art/ D&T Exploring Mosaics. Developing technique. Printing a border. Researching Roman mosaics. Printing a central motif. Creating a Roman mosaic piece of art.