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Mr Powell (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)

Ms Heath (Thursday)

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English

How to Train Your Dragon

Who is Hiccup?
What genre is the book in?
How does Hiccup’s realtionships with other members of his tribe and his father change?
How does the author build up tension?
How does the writer use punctuation and different grammatical features to develop the plot and engage the reader.

Mathematics

How long was an average Viking long boat?
How did the Vikings influence our calander?
How did the Anglo- Saxons and Vikings influence our spending?
Investiagte the present population of the Scandinavian countries?
Approximately how many miles did the Vikings travel?

How could you help at home? Use a scale, to work out some of these answers.

Science and Computing

Science - What are the main characteristics of living organisms? How many bones in the human body? What other facts do you know about the human body? What provides energy for a food chain? Circ Beech dig system

Computing – What might you use Publisher or similar software for? How much work goes into creating a leaflet?

How can you help at home? Try to find examples of eye-catching leaflets and other graphic products and decide what makes them effective. Visit the science section of the BBC key stage 2 bitesize website.

Creative Development

Art – What were the features of a Viking longboat? How do you think such boats were designed.
DT – What is the best shape for a shield?
Which materials would the Vikings of used for making their shield?
Music –Who wrote the Ride of the Valkalries?
Have you heard this piece of music in films and adverts?

How can you help at home? Listen to The Ride of the Valkalries and other music by Wagner. Research this composer

PE & PSEE

PE – What sports did the Vikings play? How did the Vikings train?
PSEE – Think about how we look after ourselves in relation to bodily hygiene.

How can you help at home? Practice throwing, catching and jumping in preparation for participating In the athletics awards (EAA)
Think about daily routines in regard to personal hygiene.

Humanities

History
Who were the Anglo- Saxons and the Vikings? When did the Vikings invade? How do we know they lived here? What do you kow about King Alfred the Great? What happeed in 1066? Geography – Where did the Vikings and Anglo- Saxons originate from?
RE – What is a Gospel? What do the four Gospels tell us about the life of Jesus?

How can you help at home? Try visiting the Ashmolean museum in Oxford or the Corinthian museum in Cirencester. You may decide to walk along part of Offa’s Dyke or go to Odda’s chapel in Deerhurst.

Class Timetable

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 English English English English English
Break
Session 2 Maths Maths Maths Maths Maths
Lunch
Session 3 Science Topic Computing French/R.E. R.E.
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 4 Science Art/D/T Topic P.E. P.E.
School Ends