Term 1

Our Enquiry is:
How can we find out about people in the past?
Why did people travel in the past?

Our states of being:

We are Historians:

-  develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history;

-  establishing clear narratives within and across the periods they study;

-  note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop appropriate use of historical terms;

-  address and devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity, difference & significance;

-  understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources;

-  construct informed responses that involve selection and organisation of relevant historical information;

-  knowledge a local history study - study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.

We are Engineers:

-         understand how key events and individuals in design and technology have helped shape the world.

We are Artists:

-         improve mastery of art and design including drawing, painting and sculpture;

-         learn about great artists, architects and designers in history.

We are Geographers:

-    use maps, atlases, globes and digital mapping to locate countries and describe the features studied.

English - Myths and Legends - Pandora's Box 


Pandora’s Box (talk for Writing)

- learn it – speaking and listening opportunities using voice and expression

- imitate it – re-write it close to the original

- innovate it – make one small change to make the story your own

- invent it – use the structure to create own story


- using conjunctions to expand sentences

- using adjectives / expanded noun phrases for detail

- using fronted adverbials to describe place or time

- using speech and the appropriate punctuation


Reading Vipers:

- developing reading and comprehension skills through weekly text foci

Maths - Place Value

- represent 3-digit numbers

- recognise the value of the digits

- partition 3-digit numbers in different ways

- read numbers in words and numerals

- read numbers including zero as a place holder

- identify and represent numbers on a number line

- count in steps of 50 and 100 from zero

- count in steps of 10 from any 2- or 3-digit number

- count back in steps of 10 from any 3-digit number

- count in steps of 100 from a 2- or 3-digit number

- count back in steps of 100 from any 3-digit number

- find 10 or 100 more / less than a number

- compare and order 3-digit numbers

- find tenths of a whole as fractions and decimals

- count in tenths and position them on a number line

- count back in tenths and positions on a number line