This term, the children will be working on the topic of Vikings and Settlers.
In this unit, children will develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British and world history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods they study by knowing who the Vikings
were and when and why they raided and invaded Britain.
In science, we will be learning about forces and magnets. The children will compare how things move on different surfaces and notices that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance.
This term, the children will be working on the topic of Rainforests.
In this Unit, children take a closer look at the mysteries of tropical rainforests. From the layers of the forest and its animal inhabitants, to the unique climate found in the tropics.
They compare a British forest with the Amazon rainforest, and begin to explore some of the conservation issues surrounding the destruction of rainforest habitats.
In science, children will be learning about animals, including humans.
They will be able to identify that animals and humans need the right types and amounts of nutrition and that they get nutrition from what they eat as they cannot produce it themselves.
The topic theme is around dinosaurs and fossils.
Science will be linked with the topic theme this term. The science focus is on ‘Rocks’ and amongst other things, the children will investigate different types of rocks, what and what they are used for and use technical vocabulary.
The children will have the opportunity to gather information from texts and understand the importance of gathering scientific information.