As Authors in English, we will be:
- Reading a range quest stories.
- Writing expanded noun phrases to describe characters and settings.
- Creating our own quest story.
- Learning how to write and present a letter.
- Understand the differences between formal and informal writing.
- Listen to and read a range of poetry.
- Create our own poems using figurative language.
- Writing an explanation text all about the Romans.
- Applying Year 3 spelling rules into our writing.
As Mathematicians, we will be:
- Multiplying 2-digit by 1-digit numbers.
- Dividing 2-digit numbers by 1-digit numbers.
- Counting money in pence and pounds.
- Converting pounds and pence.
- Adding and subtracting money.
- Giving change.
- Making tally charts.
- Drawing and interpretting pictograms.
- Drawing and interpretting bar charts.
- Reading tables accurately.
- Finding equivalent lengths in m and cm and mm and cm.
- Comparing lengths.
- Adding and subtracting lengths.
- Measuring and claculating perimeter.
- Making equal parts.
- Recognising and finding a half.
- Recognising and finding a quarter.
- Recognising and finding a third.
- Learning about unit and non-unit fractions.
- Counting in fractions.
As Historians, we will:
- Explore Roman life in Rome in 27BC
- Understand the chronology of the Roman invasion of Britain
- Know who Julius Caesar and explore his attempted invasion
- Research the power of the Roman army
- Explore the successful invasion and conquest of Britain.
- Understand the British resistance and Boudicca’s rebellion.
- Explore primary and secondary sources and the reasons why Hadrian’s Wall was built.
- Understand the impact of the Roman Empire on Britain’s technology, culture and beliefs.
As Artists, we will:
- Learn about the artist Sonia King and explore her artwork.
- Investigate Roman mosaics and compare to Sonia King's work.
- Collect ideas for our artwork from around school using iPads.
- Create a mood board that represents our class and school.
- Plan a mosaic design.
- Create a mosaic design using tiles and adhesive.
As Scientists, we will:
- Learn that a force is a push or a pull.
- Compare how things move on a different surfaces.
- Identify magnetic materials.
- Describe magnets as having two poles.
- Predict whether magnets will attract or repel.
- Plan a test to compare the strength of different magnets.
- Make and use a working compass.
As Computer Technicians, we will:
- Create a sprite and background using Scratch.
- Animate characters using Scratch software.
- Program a sprite changing movement and position.
- Add sounds to enhance animations.
- Debug algorithms.