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Summer Two

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English: Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside

The children use our class novel as theme and will be exposed to a variety of writing outcomes linked. For example: a diary entry, letter, internal monologue, summary and prediction. They will write a character description written in the style of the author and create an additional chapter for the novel. Moving towards the end of the unit the children will write an autobiography, written in the role as a character and create their own poem based on a model.



                                 Maths - No Problem!

This half-term the children will begin the half-term looking at a number of different graphs and using this to gather data, they will then move onto looking time and all the skills that this involves. The children will then consolidate all of their learning by completing small problems that require them to retain their learning this year.




Theme: Global Trade, Global CitizensGlobal Trade New Report - BYinnovation sustainable development

Geography –  The children will explore Human and Physical Geography by describing and understanding key aspects including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water. They will also use fieldwork skills to Understand a widening range of geographical terms e.g. specific topic vocabulary – urban, rural, land use, sustainability, tributary, trade links


RE - How does having faith affect a believer's lifestyle?

Our final RE unit this year is, ‘How does having faith affect a believer’s lifestyle?’ The children will explore that it means for a person to have faith and how having faith affects people’s lives, values and decisions. They will discuss that Christian people are called to build God’s kingdom    here on earth. The will know that there are people who live and have lived extraordinary lives of faith and how we can be inspired by them, that there are similarities and differences between the behaviour and values of Christians and people of other faiths and the Christian people are called to live out the teaching of the bible and build God’s kingdom through righteous living.


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Title:  Why the Whales Came

Author: Michael Morpurgo

Genre: Children’s Literature

Publication: 09th March 2017

Gracie and her friend Daniel have always been warned to stay away from the Birdman and his side of the island. But then they find a message in the sand and discover the Birdman is not who they thought. They build up a lovely friendship with him, but when the children get stranded on Samson Island they don’t know whether to believe the birdman’s story that the island is cursed.



Summer One

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English: Beside the Seaside

The children will use our class novel as inspiration for our genre, short stories with flashbacks. They will also write a formal debate and a discursive essay before finally completing a written response to poems that link to the theme.



Maths - No Problem!

The children will be focusing on revising a number of previously taught concepts, as well as looking at how to solve challenging problems too. In Maths – No Problem the children will be completing their learning on Position and Movement by describing translations, reflections and movements, as well as using algebra to describe. They will then move onto Graphs and Averages and learn how to read information on a number of different graphs, such as: pie, line and picture. They will also understanding the meaning of an average and use the mean to help find this.


Suffragette Stock Illustrations – 114 Suffragette Stock Illustrations,  Vectors & Clipart - DreamstimeTheme - Equality's Call

History –  The children will begin their History theme: ‘Equality’s Call. As part of this theme the children will be studying Equality’s Call, which links to an aspect of British history that extends beyond 1066: Democracy and the Suffragette Movement. The children will explore how the role of a woman changed within society, find out about the women’s suffrage movement and identify significant individuals who inspired this movement.

RE - Ascension and Pentecost. 

Our RE unit to begin summer one is: Ascension and Pentecost following Easter. The aim of this unit it to: delve deeper into the meaning and impact of these events. The children will answer the question: In what ways do these events and beliefs make Christianity distinctive? 

They will know that: 

  • Ascension and Pentecost are key events in Christianity.
  • That we (Christians) believe people's lives can be inspired and transformed by the Holy Sprit. 

  • That the Ascension and Pentecost are connected to distinctive Christian beliefs. 

They will be able to: 

  • Retell the stories of Ascension and Pentecost, connecting them with Christian beliefs. 

  • Describe what Christians believe is the impact of the Holy Spirit on people's lives. 

  • Talk about the ways in which these events help answer questions about God.



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