For our curriculum this term we will be investigating and delving into the lives of Ancient Egypt rulers through our Global Theme of Power and Governance. We will be exploring and comparing Ancient Egypt to other time periods we have looked at and make links to the modern day world. We will be looking at the line of power in Ancient Egypt and compare it to our modern day line of power here in the UK.
In English this half term, we will be starting our new core text, ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’. We will be creating our own Manifesto’s, presenting them to each other. Further in to the term we will be collating questions and holding our own interviews that will then lead to our written outcome of a newspaper article.
In maths this half term, children will be focusing on time, exploring seconds, minutes and hours and then leading on to identifying 5 minutes in to an hour and then 1 minute into every hour, focusing closely in the minute and hour hands.
In science, we will be investigating light, specifically how it travels and how we can investigate the speed and potential blockers.
In history we will be exploring the Kings and Queens of Ancient Egypt and making comparisons to leaders in our modern day England.
In RE, we will be exploring the Muslim religion and the objects they hold sacred and why.
In art, we will be exploring into the designs of Ancient Egypt with our outcome being our own Egyptian Leader heads.
PE We will be looking at African tribal music and how we can relate this to dance.