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 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 Edison.

 

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 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 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

 

 

As Sport People, we will: 

·        Understanding the importance of warming up and cooling down

·        Controlling a basketball with both hands

·        Protecting the ball under pressure

·        Knowing how to use my body to protect the ball

·        Passing the ball, having good techniques of having a target, receiving the pass, stepping in the direction of the pass at a chest pass and a bounce pass

·        Knowing how to create space to receive a pass

·        Using different skills such as varying speed and direction to get past defenders

·        Marking a player to limit chances for the opposition

·        Working as a team to create shooting opportunities

Dribbling, passing and shooting the basketball using the correct technique to play in a game

 

As Inventors, we will:

·        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 Technicians, we will:

 

  • Explore the reliability of search engines and how they rank results
  • Practise the skills of website design
  • Change font, colour and size.
  • Design our own website
  • Make and evaluate our website.

 

As PSHE learners, we will:

 

  • develop strategies for getting support for yourself or for others at risk
  • know how to use a range of basic first aid procedures and how to get help in a range of emergency situations.
  • develop strategies for keeping safe online and to know how to spot and deal with suspicious content.
  • learn the different ways of achieving and celebrating personal goals
  • understand that having high aspirations can support personal achievements
  • learn how to manage conflicting or complex emotions.
  • be aware of your own self-image and how your body fits into that.
  • identify what you are looking forward to with becoming a teenager and understand that this brings growing responsibilities (age of consent)
  • learn about change, including transitions (between key stages and schools), loss, separation, divorce and bereavement.
  • describe the different role that food plays in people’s lives and explain how people can develop eating problems (disorders) relating to body image pressures
  • understand what makes a balanced lifestyle and to know which choices to make for good health – both physical and mental. 
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