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Autumn One Fantastic Funfair

As Scientists, we will:

  • construct simple circuits, identifying and naming basic parts.
  • become familiar with how to use symbols for the different elements of a circuit.
  • learn how to associate the brightness of a lamp with the voltage of cells in a circuit.
  • learn how to associate the loudness of a buzzer with the voltage of cells in a circuit.
  • use our knowledge of circuits to design a suitable circuit or a fairground ride.
  • learn the difference between a series and parallel circuit, identifying the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
  • become electricians to figure out how to mend broken circuits.
  • learn where electricity comes from, focusing on renewable and non-renewable energy sources.
  • become familiar with the scientists Alessandro Volta and Thomas Eddison.


As Mathematicians, we will:

  • read and partition numbers up to ten million.
  • compare and order numbers by size.
  • round numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, thousand, ten thousand and hundred thousand.
  • add and subtract along a negative number line.
  • revise formal methods of column addition and subtraction.
  • multiply two, three and four digit numbers by one and two digit numbers.
  • divide four digit numbers by one digit numbers, finding remainders.
  • develop the use of long division with more complex numbers.
  • find common factors and multiples of numbers.
  • work with the prime numbers up to 100.
  • investigate square and cube numbers.
  • learn how to use brackets to order calculations.

As Religious Education learners, we will:

  • be able to define the terms theist, atheist and agnostic and give examples of statements that reflect these beliefs.
  • give reasons why a Christian believes in God and an atheist does not.
  • outline clearly a Christian understanding of what God is like, using examples and evidence.
  • give examples of the ways in which believing about God is valuable in the lives of Christians and ways in which it can be challenging.
  • express thoughtful ideas about the impact of believing or not believing in God on someone’s life.
  • present different views on why people believe in God or not.


As Musicians, we will:

  • listen to and appraise a range of music.
  • understand tempo, rhythm and beat.
  • learn a variety of skills using African drums
  • play in time with the rhythm of the music.
  • appraise music from a variety of composers including classical composers.


As Spanish learners, we will:

  • recap how to greet others and introduce ourselves.
  • ask someone’s name and reply with your own name.
  • ask how someone is and reply with how you are feeling.
  • learn to count to 20.
  • recognise a range of colours in Spanish.
  • read a variety of Spanish words.
  • Write phrases and full sentences in Spanish.



As Readers and Writers, we will:

  • read and write in a variety of genres including formal leaflets and adventure stories.
  • recognise features of each genre.
  • use the third person in writing.
  • use brackets, dashes or commas for parenthesis.
  • recognise formal and informal language and use formal language in sentences.
  • understand and apply technical vocabulary into my writing.
  • use imperatives, conditionals and the passive voice.
  • write in paragraphs by organising related material
  • use language to create suspense
  • use descriptive vocabulary to describe characters and setting
  • be creative in developing my own plots and character arcs in story writing.
  • use a range of spelling rules including: ough, ei following c, adding suffixes to words ending in -fer and revising words from the Year 5/6 Spelling List.


We are writers: (Formal Leaflets)

In Literacy we will be:

  • Reading and discussing a range of formal leaflets
  • Understanding the key features of formal leaflets
  • Understanding the audience of a formal leaflet
  • Unpicking a formal leaflet and finding the key parts
  • Creating our own formal leaflet
  • Writing our own formal leaflets
  •  Editing and improving our work
  • Presenting our leaflets to the class


As inventors, in Design and Technology, we will be:

  •  Using important mechanisms with belts and pulleys
  •  Generating ideas my own carousel design
  •  Designing, evaluating and making a model of a carousel ride
  •  Using electrical systems such as motors
  •  Using mechanical systems such as pulleys, cams and gears
  •  Measuring materials accurately to cut
  •  Building a framework to support my mechanism


As Athletes, learning how to play a game of football, we will:

  • learn how to pass the ball and move into a space.
  • develop skills to allow my team to retain possession.
  • learn how to dribble at different tempos.
  • be able to get free from a defender.
  • combine skills to create a goal scoring opportunity.
  • co-operate, communicate and collaborate during a team game.