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Please scroll down to 'Important Communications' for link to NEW Spellings and Homework Mat for Term 1.
In English, we will be looking in-depth at “Stig of the Dump”. We will be analysing the story's structure and looking at ways we could “up-level” the text.
How are the chapters presented in the book?
What is the primary way the character’s personalities are presented?
Can you create and design a chapter of your own, that follows the same style, canon and theme?
Our learning this term will focus on recapping the basics of arithmetic and fractions/decimals.
Are you competent in the formal methods for each of the main operations?
Do you understand the place-value of digits, from hundredths all the way to millions?
Can you understand and interperate decimals and fractions?
SCIENCE AND COMPUTING
What is the best material to keep you warm? What is the best material to conduct electricity? Get investigating the properties of different materials around you!
Can you design a maze game and animate a character using Scratch software?
What can we learn from cave paintings? Can you be a Stone Age artist?
How can we make music from recycled objects?
What would a hunter-gatherer’s packed lunch look like? How can Stone Age cuisine be made interesting?
PE & PSEE
This term each year group will be doing two of the following sports:
Hockey, tag-rugy, netball and football.
How could you improve your skills for each sport?
We will be thinking about new beginnings.
What makes you unique? How does it feel to belong to a group? How does it feel to do or start something new?
How different was life in the Stone Age? Join us, as we travel to the distant past to see what life was like.
Where and what is Skara Brae? What other Stone Age sites are there in the UK? How did the Stone Age shape our landscape.
What is the biblical creation story? How is it different to others?