Autumn Term in Jet Class

Hello Jet Class and welcome back!! This Autumn Term is going to be very exciting. We will be looking at some interesting topics, which will keep our learning exciting.

Our Enquiry Based Concepts this term are: Autumn 1: Our Journey –  Without Ancient Civilisations, we would not be where we are today.

Autumn 2: Togetherness – Individuals have a duty to make positive choices for themselves and their society.

Maths In maths this term we will continuing to improve our number and place value skills and consolidate our knowledge of addition and subtraction. We will begin to tackle trickier reasoning questions and improve our problem-solving skills.

Please continue to work with your child to aid their learning of the times tables.

English: This term in English we will be reading The Adventures of Odysseus which links to our topic of Ancient Greece. Our outcomes will vary from letters and first-person recounts to drama pieces and newspaper reports. In addition to this we will be reading ‘Hidden Figures’ which links to our science topic of Earth and Space.

Science: In science our unit is Earth and Space. We will describe the movement of the Earth and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system. We will describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth and describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies. In addition to this, we will use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.

History and Geography:

Our focus this term is the topic of Ancient Greece. We will investigate the timeline and four main periods of the Greek Empire. We will Explore different kinds of historical sources and evaluate their usefulness and Marvel at Alexander the Great and the empire under his leadership. We will learn about trading and design, research lifestyle and clothing, and study key Ancient Greek buildings.

PSHE: In PSHE lessons we will be looking at democracy in our society.

RE:  In R.E lessons we will be looking at the miracles and picking apart what these miracles tell us about Jesus.

PE:

Our focus in PE sessions this term will be football and tennis.

Our P.E Days are:

Wednesday AM (for this session children are to arrive in school with P.E kit and their uniform in bags to get changed into.)

Thursday PM

Music

Our music sessions will be on a Tuesday afternoon and this term we will be bucket drumming with Mr Allinson.

Key Dates

Class Assembly – Tuesday 4th October at 10:00am