Guided reading text: Stig of the dump.
Children will apply their growing knowledge of root words, prefixes
and suffixes to both read aloud and understand the meaning of new words.
Exception words will be highlighted and particular attention will be paid to
unusual spellings or sounds.
Children will continue to develop positive attitudes towards reading
· Discussing texts,
especially words and phrases that capture the reader’s imagination
· Using dictionaries to
check the meaning of new words
· Identifying themes
· Showing understanding
through intonation, tone and volume
· Asking questions
· Inferring characters’
thoughts, feelings and motives
· Making predictions
· Identifying and
summarising main ideas
SPAG: Use further suffixes and understand how to add them including sion,
ous, tion, ssion, sion and cian.
Children will also be taught how to use inverted commas, adverbials,
noun phrases and standard English (did/done).
Composition: writing to inform (newspapers).
Children will discuss and identify the features of newspapers. Then
they will record ideas, organise paragraphs around a theme, and evaluate and
edit their own work. The newspaper articles will be based on Stig of the
Times tables: continue to recall multiplication and division
facts for tables up to 12 X 12.
Children will be taught a formal written method for long
division (number line).
Measurement: Children will be taught how to convert between
different units of measure, and use this when finding the area of rectilinear
Fractions: Children will use diagrams to recognise and show
fractions including common equivalent fractions.
Fractions with the same denominator will be added and
subtracted, and children will begin to solve word problems using this
Animals including humans: digestive
system and teeth.
Children will identify different
teeth, label different parts of a tooth, and understand their jobs.
A sugar investigation will highlight
the importance of diet in keeping teeth healthy.
A visit from the dentist will
explain why brushing is essential for healthy teeth and gums.
Children will be able to label the
different parts of the digestive system and describe the different functions
of each part.
A practical demonstration of the
digestive system will increase understanding.
Teacher: Jesus as a teacher.
Jesus teach? Why did He teach it? What can we learn from His teachings?
understand that the Torah is a sacred book for Jewish people.
Jewish people believe that God told Moses all of the Torah on Mount
Sinai, and that Moses wrote down his exact words.
Torah contains lots of instructions about how Jewish people should live.
will compare Jewish beliefs with Catholic beliefs, identifying similarities
Dance: Studio 19 dance instructors.
Football: passing, dribbling, shooting, intercepting and special
awareness skills, as well as team work and competitive sportsmanship.
Stone Age to Iron Age:
Children will place events from the period on a time line.
Children will use evidence, e.g. artefacts, to build a picture of the
past including tools used, homes, and human advances.
Children will select relevant materials to create cave paintings and
Trip to a local museum focussing on Bronze Age.
Stone Age stew/soup:
Investigate seasonal foods used by Stone Age gatherers.
Identify locally sourced seasonal products available now.
Design own recipe to meet the criteria.
Select and use a range of tools and equipment to produce a stew or
Evaluate final stew/soup against own design/recipe.
Stone Age cave paintings and pottery:
Children will understand the historical relevance of these art
Children will continue to improve their mastery of art and
design techniques by drawing with charcoal and painting with their hands,
they will also use clay to replicate pottery of the past.