Spring Term

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Coral Class Spring 2020 curriculum letter

Welcome to our very exciting and busy Spring Term!

We have lots planned this term, keep an eye on the website for regular updates!

R.E 

We will be learning the importance of the symbols, beliefs and teachings in Hindusim. We hope to visit the Mandir in Wembley to consolidate our learning.

English

Our Literary book this half term is FArTHER by Graham Baker Smith. Children will explore the importance of dreams and aspirations and create a story map of the key events in order to write a sequel. We will follow this text with

A Winter’s Child by Angela McAllister and Grahame Baker Smith, for the second half of Spring Term.

Maths

This term, topics will include mental addition and subtraction including money problems and decimals. We will be learning about metric units of length, weight & capacity and how to covert. We will also look at shape, angles, area and perimeter and lines of symmetry,
Remember Year4 will sit a National Multiplication Tables test, date TBC.

Topic

The Romans
This term Year 4 will be introduced to the Romans. We will have the opportunity to learn about the Roman invasion and occupation of Great Britain and find out about all aspects of Roman life. We will study their culture, from entertainment, clothes to creating our own mosaics. We hope to have an immersion day, providing the children a variety of creative and stimulating activities.

Computing

We will begin to build on our prior knowledge of scratch, improving our basic skills and using multimedia to present our work and collaborate with the Institute of Imagination for IT workshops.

Science

Our Science topic this term is Animals Including Humans. We will learn to describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system and consolidate this by visiting the Science Museum.

 

PE

In P.E our sessions we will be working on flexibility and strength in athletics, developing and honing our skills.

Homework

Homework will be set each Friday and is expected back on the following Wednesday. Remember, children should read a minimum of 20 minutes and practice times tables every day.