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Term 3


In English for the next two weeks we will be focusing on Anne Franks diary, they will be using their reading skills to concisely take notes on the key events that happened during her life.


We will also be planning and structuring a plan on writing our own biography about Anne Franks life. 

Speeches Week:

Listen as we speak as the Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain declaring the outbreak of war following the disastrous appeasement strategy of the government at the time. We were only allowed bullet points on our prompt cards to deliver the speech.


How did WW1 cause WW2?

Building upon our learning on The Great War, we have examined the treaty of Versailles and the impact this had on the people of Germany. Our learning will focus on the global events of The Second World War – such as the horrors The Holocaust – as well as Lincolnshire (or bomber county)’s role in the war. We will be plotting where the bombs fell in Boston and using stories to learn about life in Boston in the 1940s.

Religious Education (RE)

Are Science and religion conflicting or complementary?

This term, we will be Understanding Christianity by looking at the story of creation from Genesis 1 and what this means to different Christians. The Scientific narratives of cosmology and of creation will make for interesting reads as we attempt to see if Science complements of conflicts with religious ideas of creation.


How does drawings portray feelings?

During this drawing unit, we will be exploring how we can use different media to create emotion through our work. Henry Moore – well known for his sculptures – was asked to document the events of the Blitz in London while people to shelter in the underground stations during air raids. His drawings were mainly made through using wax-resist and water colour – we shall be evaluating his work before moving on to creating works of our own.


Hockey: How does endurance help you succeed?

Dance: By doing the basic skills well, does that help improve the more advance skills?

In PE this term we will be looking at the different skills and communication we will need to use hockey. We will also be focusing on the basic skills we need to be able to dance many ways.


How do characteristics support classification?

This term in science we are looking at classifications and what different animals go into which category. We will be exploring the importance of animals and their classification.


Do different time signatures feel different?

This term we are beginning our long-awaited journey in playing the recorder. We are beginning with the basics of fingering notes to produce a pure sound before we pursue reading and playing simple and well-known tunes.