Class 3 – Curriculum

Below is an outline of the work to be covered over the next half term for our topic Where in the World is Glasshouses?

Subject Topics

Reading

This term, we will be reading a classic piece of literature, ‘The Secret Garden’ by Frances Hodgson Burnett.

Writing

We will be using the books, ‘The Secret Garden’ and ‘Wuthering Heights’ to write setting descriptions of the natural beauty that is Yorkshire and the children will write their own version of the Secret Garden.

Mathematics

This term, we will be focusing solely on multiplication and division. This encompasses the formal methods as well as mental calculation strategies.

Science

This term, our topic focuses on rocks, soils and fossils. The children will learn about different rocks, how they are formed and how fossils are formed. The children will also study famous palaeontologist Mary Anning.

PSHE

Children will be developing their knowledge of different relationships. They will understand how school can help when there may be a problem in a relationship.

Art

This half term we will be studying famous artist Neil Simone and look at landscapes of the local area. The children will then produce landscapes in acrylics.

P.E.

Physical education this term focuses on football and tennis. There are some competitions coming up soon too, such as dodgeball and football. Swimming will also continue on a Wednesday afternoon.

STEM

STEM has been successful in creating minds that wonder and question everyday mechanics. This half term our STEM topic will be ‘Engineering for the Earth’.

ENRICHMENT

This term we will enhance our learning through a falconry visit and a fieldtrip to Brimham Rocks to enhance our topic and artwork.