Key Term Topic

Anglo Saxons

This term we are exploring Anglo Saxon Culture – village life, food, clothing and weapons. We will be learning how to write in Runes, and will further our practical knowledge with a visit to the West Stow Anglo Saxon Village on November 14th.

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Key Subject Focus

Literacy – Our reading and writing this term will be linked to the Anglo Saxon story of Beowulf. We will also be reading a variety of texts as part of SfA. Our writing will use Power of Reading texts and will be linked to our Science learning. We will also be learning how to use fronted adverbials, speech punctuation and apostrophes as part of our Grammar learning.

Maths – We will be looking at place value, addition and subtraction and times table knowledge. Regular practise is very important to help us to continue improving with these core skills.

Art – We will be mastering art skills using a variety of media. Our art work will be linked to our Science learning.

Computing – We will be using powerpoints, algorithms and Scratch.

DT – As part of our Key Term Topic, we will be making 3D models of an Anglo Saxon village and exploring Anglo Saxon cooking.

Geography – We will be studying Anglo Saxon settlements and learning where they travelled from.

History – We will be looking at the arrival and settlement of Anglo Saxons in Britain.

Music – For music, we will take part in a weekly drumming lesson, and will be singing.

RE – We will be considering Creation Stories.

PE – As part of our PE curriculum, we will be taking part in athletics, gymnastics, hockey and team games.

PSHE – We will be discussing trusted adults, anti-bullying (Anti Bullying Week takes place in November), Rights, Rules and Responsibility and My Emotions.

Science – We will be studying different animals, including humans – particularly considering their digestive systems, teeth and food chains.



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