Comparing the Maya and the Anglo-Saxons, children learn about the Maya civilisation. They investigate how the Maya settled in the rainforest, their religious beliefs, homes and what archaeological remains tell us about Maya cities. Using primary evidence, they examine theories into how the Maya cities declined
Curriculum Coverage – This Half term our PE topics will be Netball and Yoga. Weather dependent we will try to get outside as much as we can.
Days for PE: Wednesdays and Fridays
Expectations: All children are expected to have indoor and outdoor kit in school at all times including trainers and especially socks for girls in the colder months they wear tights. Hair needs to be tied back and all jewellery is to be removed.
Computing – Coding
In this unit, learners will use physical computing to explore the concept of selection in programming through the use of the Crumble programming environment. Learners will be introduced to a microcontroller (Crumble controller) and learn how to connect and program components (including output devices- LEDs and motors) through the application of their existing programming knowledge. Learners are introduced to conditions as a means of controlling the flow of actions and make use of their knowledge of repetition and conditions when introduced to the concept of selection (through the if, then structure)
PSHE – Jigsaw
In this Puzzle the class talk about their dreams and goals and how they might need money to help them achieve them. They look at jobs that people they know
do, they look at the fact that some jobs pay more money than others and reflect on what types of jobs they might like to do when they are older. The children
look as the similarities and differences between themselves (and their dreams and goals) and someone from a different culture.
Young Voices – The Largest Choir around
Charanga Musical School’s Ukulele course is built around eighteen songs that take beginners
from playing open strings to songs that use three chords.
Pupils will learn the chords C, F, G7 and G in order of difficulty, beginning with the easiest; the
chord of C. This will take place over spring term
DT: Digital World Monitoring Devices
Apply Computing knowledge and understanding to program a Micro: bit animal monitoring device. Develop 3D CAD skills by learning how to navigate the Tinkercad interface and essential tools to combine multiple objects.