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Term 3

English - Children will be writing poems, setting descriptions, diary entries, dialogue and letters of thanks based on the book, Our Tower by Joseph Coelho and Richard Johnson. In our whole class reading lessons, we will be reading The Lost Spells by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris.


White Rose Maths -  This term we will be looking  at multiplication and division. Year 3 will focus on multiples of 2, 5, 10, 3, 4 and 8. Year 4 will focus on multiples of 3, 6, 9, 7, 11 and 12.


Geography - Misty Mountains, Winding Rivers -  This project teaches children about the characteristics and features of rivers and mountain ranges around the world, including a detailed exploration of the ecosystems and processes that shape them and the land around them. They will learn how to use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and a key to locate and plot geographical places and features on a map, as well as how contour lines are used to show the topography of an area. 


Science - States of matter - This project teaches children about solids, liquids and gases and their characteristic properties. They observe how materials change state as they are heated and cooled, and learn key terminology associated with these processes.


Art - Vista - This project teaches children about the techniques that artists use when composing landscape images, such as colour and atmosphere.


RE - What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?

RSHE/Jigsaw - Zones of Regulation

French - Where in the world?

Computing (Purple Mash) - Coding

Music (Charanga) - Compose with your friends

PE - Swimming

English - Rivers and Mountains Concrete Poetry using Word Art

English - Mountains Blackout poetry

English - River acrostic poems

Art - Vista - Final piece using oil pastels, soft pastels or water colours

Geography - Sorting types of mountain

Geography - Using an atlas to locate major rivers

Geography - Using an atlas

RE - Right and Wrong Role-play

Computing - Coding

English - Zones of Relevance

Science - Chocolate buttons changing state

Art - Vista - Thumbnail sketches

Science - Solids, liquids and gases particle theory