A warm welcome back to the Summer Term!

We hope you have had an enjoyable and restful break. As the sun will begin to shine we are in for a fun packed term.


This term we will be reading the following four texts: ‘The Wild Robot’ by Peter Brown, ‘Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai, the Trees of Kenya’  Donna Jo Napoli,  ‘The pebble in my pocket’ by Meredith Hooper and ‘Libba’ by Laura Veirs; which are linked to our Class Topic. Children will be exploring non-fiction outcomes, information reports, adverts, narratives and poetry.  Children will be developing their writing, reading and grammar skills.


This term we will be revisiting our knowledge of the number system and place value. We will continue to solve problems involving the four operations: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. We will learn about fractions, time, position and direction.



We will be exploring flowers, seeds and fruit. Through observations and investigations, we will be learning about pollination, what happens to plants after pollination and seed dispersal.


This is also linked with our geography topic. Children will learn about different types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. Working scientifically, they will investigate the properties of rock and its uses in everyday life. They will learn what different soils are made from. They will also study different types of fossils and find out how fossils are formed.


Mountains, Rivers and Coasts

Children will be learning about Physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes. We will locate volcanoes and earthquakes on a world map. We will be researching different types of volcanoes and investigating how volcanoes erupt. We will also be learning how the earth was formed and how the earth is made up of different layers.


This term, in Relationships and Health Education, we will be looking at the similarities and differences between boys and girls and different families. We will also look at saving, spending and budgeting.

Religious Education:

We will be learning about Buddhism, reflecting on Buddist’s beliefs and exploring stories from the Faith. We will also explore  the question “Who is Jesus”.

Art and DT:

We will be designing and creating textiles and 3D models based on our topics this term.


This term, Desert Class are looking at Pop Music and Blues Music.


We will be looking at how to plan, design and program a monologue animation. We will also be thinking about the impact that news and media has on us.


This term in PE children will learn the skills of striking and fielding used in the games of cricket and rounders. Children will continue to develop their strength, control and balance in athletics.

P.E is on Monday and Thursday.


This term every Friday, the children will be learning, ‘Las estaciones‘’. In this unit pupils will learn the four seasons of the year along with a key feature for each season in Spanish.


Homework will be set each Friday and handed in on the following Wednesday.