Lower Key Stage 2

Assistant Headteacher LKS2

Cidalia Fraga

Year 3

Summer Term Knowledge Organiser – 2023-2024

The latest Year 3 Learning Update!

In English, year 3 will begin exploring biographies. We will focus on structure, organisational devises and language. We endeavour to learn about Rudyard Kipling prior to sharing some of his Just So stories.

In Maths, we will recap mass and capacity before continuing work on adding, subtracting and ordering fractions. We will be investigating liquids through a colour mixing experiment in the playground.

In Science, we will be moving on to look at the works of George Washington Carver. We will focus on biology and the more detailed make up of plants and the process of germination.

In Art, we will be exploring the work of Henry Rousseau and learning techniques with brush stokes, colour mixing, tone and layering.

In Humanities, our new topic will be the rainforests. Throughout this topic, we will be learning about animals, the equator and tropical biomes, including ways we can help protect our planet.

The Year 3 team would like to remind you that we will be continuing swimming on a Thursday until the end of the academic year. And children MUST bring school uniform to change into after P.E on a Wednesday.

We will also be working with the Royal Opera House and performing to parents at 2pm
on the 2nd July.

Year 4

Summer Term Knowledge Organiser – 2023-2024

The latest Year 4 Learning Update!

In English, we will begin the term making predictions, acting out, and retelling Nicola Davies’ story “The Promise”, as well as exploring the concepts of dystopian and utopian worlds.

In Maths, we will grasp the concept of hundredths as fractions and decimals, and adding and subtracting fractions.

In Science lessons, we’ll begin studying the new topic of “Living Things and Their Habitats” delving into the notable scientist Dian Fossey’s contributions to the field of animal biology.

In Art, we’ll explore the creations of Printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, identifying the features of the artist’s work, making comparisons, expressing opinions, and describing the techniques used by the artist.

In Humanities, we will kick off our study on the Industrial Revolution, utilising both primary and secondary sources to gather factual information.

The Y4 team would like to remind you that that swimming sessions will continue as follows: 4B on Thursdays and 4H on Fridays, with PE on Tuesdays. Please ensure your encourage your child to continue to engage in practising their timetables using Mathsframe and Times Table Rockstars, as the Year 4 Multiplication check is drawing near.