BIRCH

Class 2 (Years 3, 4 and 5) – BIRCH

Please find the Summer 1 curriculum ‘Class newsletter’ for the Birch class!

 

Birch Class 2 newsletter summer 1 2021

 

Please see the long term curriculum overviews for Birch Class.

 

CYCLE A Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
THEME Egyptians (History) Monster Mache (Science) Rainforests (Geography) Escape from Atlantis (Science) Crime through time (History) Victorians (Local /Geography)
QUESTION What legacy did the Egyptians leave? What makes a good monster? What can be found in the Amazon? Where did it go?
LITERACY Recount – Diary Stories in imagined worlds Information Texts (rainforests) Adventure Stories Instructions (Robin Hood) Myths and legends (Arthurian Legends)
Twisted Fairy Tales Explanation Text Discussion Playscripts? Persuasive Writing Stories in a historical setting
Performance Poetry Stories that raise issues? Language Play / Syllabic poetry Letters Authors (Beatrix Potter)
MATHEMATICS Place Value / Addition & Subtraction / Multiplication and Division Multiplication & Division / Measures (length, perimeter and area) / Fractions & Decimals Money / Statistics / Time / Shape / Measures (Capacity & mass) / co-ordinates
SCIENCE Y4 Animals including humans Y3 Plants Y4 All living things Y4 Sound Y4 Electricity
SC1 – Task 7 Investigating Mummies SC1 – Task 1 Tooth Fairy SC1 – Task 2 Making Light work of it SC1 – Task 9 Earthworm Survey SC1 – Task 13 Stop that noise!
ART Silouettes Bodies Rousseaux Portraits
COMPUTING Y3 Branching Databases (4 weeks) Y4 Spreadsheets (6 weeks) Y3 Online Safety (3 weeks) & Y4 Effective Searching (3 weeks) Y3 Email (6 weeks) Y4 Writing for different audiences (5 weeks) Y3 Programming / coding (6 weeks)
DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY Egyptian Masks Sock Monsters Rainmakers / Pop up books Woodwork – frames
COOKING Egyptian Food Balanced Diet Rain forest foods
GEOGRAPHY Location of Egypt and its physical features Rainforests of south America – identify position and significance of equator, tropics of cancer and capricorn, etc. Location Knowledge – name and locate counties and cities of UK, etc. Place knowledge – local region study
HISTORY Egyptians Chronological Study Victorians – a local history study
FOREIGN LANGUAGES Bonjour Les Planetes Ca Pousse Carnival des animaux Where in the world?  Dans Ma classe
MUSIC Young Voices Young Voices Carnival of the animals
RE What is the trinity and why is it important to Christians? What does it mean to be Hindu in Britain today? What does it mean to be Hindu in Britain today? Why doe Christians call the day Jesus dies Good Friday? For Christians when Jesus left what was the impact of pentecost? Why do some people think that life is a journey and what significant experiences mark this?
PSHE Drug Education Growing Up Changes Being Me Money Matters Being Safe

 

 

 

 

 

CYCLE B Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
THEME Early Settlers (History /Geography) Dr. Who (Science) Mighty Mountains (Geography) Extreme Earth The wild, wild west Romans (History) Ingenious Inventions
QUESTION Who lives in a house like this? What’s the point in two hearts if you can’t be a bit forgiving now and then? Where are the mountains? Who’ll be coming around the mountain? What was the impact of the Roman invasion on Britain? What has been the most significant invention?
ENGLISH Adventure & Mystery Biography Diary Stories from other cultures Newspapers Explanation texts
Syllabic Poetry Postcards Instructions Shape Poetry Fables Persuassive Texts
Discussion (Treasure) Poetry (Descriptive) Myths & Legends Non-chronological Reports (Slavery) Performance Poetry Creating Tension (Titanium)
BOOK STUDY Stig of the dump Sputnik Abominables / FWMD Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
MATHEMATICS Place Value / Addition & Subtraction / Multiplication and Division Multiplication & Division / Measures (length, perimeter and area) / Fractions & Decimals Money / Statistics / Time / Shape / Measures (Capacity & mass) / co-ordinates
SCIENCE Animals including humans – diet, skeletons & muscles Light Rocks States of Matter Forces & Magnets Scientists & Inventors
SC1 – Task 8 Sweetie Grab SC1 – Task 6 Shady Shadow SC1 – Task 4 Mineral Criminals SC1 – Task 11 The Great Stink SC1 – Task 14 Washes Whiter SC1 – Task 12 Treasure Trove
ART Cave Art Space Art Hokusai (Watercolour / 3D Art) Leonardo Da Vinci
COMPUTING Y3 Touch Typing (4 weeks) Y3 Simulations (3 weeks) / Graphing (3 weeks) Y4 Online Safety (4 weeks) Y3 Spreadsheets (3 weeks) Y4 Animation (3 weeks) & Y4 Logo (4 weeks) Y4 Programming / Coding (6 weeks)
DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY Shelters Catapults Pneumatics
COOKING Stone Age food Roman Food bread
GEOGRAPHY Human & physical geography, land use and changes over time Identify position and significance of geographical terms Physical Geography – Mountains, Volcanoes, Earthquakes and the water cycle North American geography Describe and understand the key aspects of human geography
HISTORY Stone age to iron age changes in Britain Pioneers and the impact on the settlement of the west The Roman empire and its impct on Britain The history of key scientific advances
FOREIGN LANGUAGES Getting to know you Les Animaux Les Quatre Amis Mon chapeaux / les vetements Ma Famille L’argent de poche
MUSIC WOPPS Appraisal – Holst & Create own & WOPPS WOPPS WOPPS Chants / Marches & WOPPS WOPPS
RE What do Christians learn from the creation story? What is it like for someone to follow God? Why do people pray? Why are festivals important to religious communities? What kind of world did Jesus want? What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?
PSHE Being Healthy Relationships Exploring Emotions Difference and Diversity Being Responsible Bullying Matters

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