Lower Key Stage 2
Assistant Headteacher LKS2
The latest Year 3 Learning Update!
In English Year 3 will be continuing their work on Non-chronological reports but focussing this week on the modern olympics, before moving on to Haiku poetry.
In Maths, We will continue to learn, practice and use our 2, 3, 4 and 8 times tables in a range of contexts.
In History, we are becoming researchers and reporters and investigating the Ancient Greek Olympics in order to create newspaper reports. In Geography, looking at a range of maps and atlases and discussing the use and importance of map symbols. We will be linking this to how maps show human and physical features of geography.
In Art, we will be practicing using tools to mark make on clay, as well as different techniques to shape clay, in preparation for our greek inspired pots.
In Science, we are exploring contact and non contact forces and carrying out a range of experiments to show/prove this.
The latest Year 4 Learning Update!
In English, we will draft and publish our diary entries inspired by draw Boudicca's rebellion and ultimate downfall.
In Maths, we will multiply and divide by 3, 6 and 9. We will explore the connections between these multiples by identifying patterns and demonstrating corresponding facts through the use of inverse.
In Science, we will identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating. We will explore how vibrations from sounds travel through a medium to the ear and identify patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it.
In DT, we will construct simple structures of catapults using elastic bands lolly sticks through joining techniques.
In Humanities, we will use maps to identify the links between settlements and describe directions of travel using the eight compass points. Additionally, we will explore how and why Romans built their roads and The Year 4 team would like to remind that our class assemblies are scheduled for this month.
4H’s assembly will take place on the 22nd of November at 9:30 in the main hall, and 4B’s assembly will be on the 23rd. Please ensure that your child brings their designated costumes and that each item is clearly labelled to avoid lost property.