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Spring 1 and 2 - The Romans

As Mathematicians this term, we will be exploring multiplication and division, fractions and decimals. We will be:

  • Multiplying and dividing by 11 and 12
  • Multiplying 3 digits together
  • Understanding the rule of commutativity
  • Solving reasoning, word, scaling and correspondence problems
  • Recognising fractions of shapes
  • Adding fractions with the same denominator
  • Understanding tenths and hundredths
  • Adding decimals together to two decimal places


In Literacy this half term, we will be exploring the Romans through the text, The Thieves of Ostia. We will be:

  • Exploring and writing quest stories
  • Exploring and writing formal letters 
  • Developing our persuasive writing
  • Spelling words ending with gue and que
  • Using coordinating and subordinating conjunctions
  • Using fronted adverbials with a comma
  • Organising information into paragraphs
  • Using the personal pronouns (he, she, they etc) interchangeably with characters' names.




This half term, our topic is The Romans!


As Historians, we will be:

  • Exploring Julius Caesar's attempted invasions of Britain in 55 and 54 BC
  • Learning about the Roman Empire by 42AD and the power of its army
  • The Successful invasion by Claudius and his conquest
  • The purpose of Hadrian's Wall
  • British resistance to the Romans (Boudica)
  • Roman Gods, Goddesses and their move to early Christianity
  • Roman emperors and their roles within the empire
  • The Romanisation of Britain and the impact on culturel ,language and beliefs today


As Scientists, we will be:

  • Comparing how things move on different surfaces
  • Comparing forces and the forces in magnets
  • To observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others
  • Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials
  • Describe magnets as having two poles
  • Predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other depending on which poles are facing


As Computer Technicians, we will:

  • Design, create and debug a program to achieve a specific goal.
  • Use logical reasoning to problem solve why algorithms do not work.
  • Become experts in using Scratch to insert backgrounds that have a Roman theme and animate a Roman soldier.


As Artists we will be:

  • Investigating Roman mosaics and comparing these to Sonia King’s
  • Collecting ideas for my own mosaic
  • Creating a mood board about what represents their school and class
  • Practising using the skills of paste resist
  • Planning my own mosaic design reflecting my class and school