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This term the children will explore the topic of sustainable development and how humans impact the environment. We will be focussing on the stone age in history and how the world has changed over time. In geography, we will be looking at rivers, how they have changed over time and the impact of human development on the physical features of the environment.

In English this half term, we will be studying the text, ‘The Tin Forest’ by Helen Ward; it explores the theme of sustainable development. While exploring the text, we will be writing a narrative and setting descriptions as our incidental writes. We will also be developing our vocabulary use and up levelling it using key vocabulary found in our core text and within our curriculum learning.

In maths this half term, we are focusing on place value, addition and subtraction. We will be using concrete methods to help us learn about the value of numbers and their place in formation. We will then use practical and formal methods to help us subtract. We will be mainly focussing on the column method.

In science, we will be learning about rocks. We will focus on how the rocks are formed and testing rocks for different uses.

In art, we will be using foil to create a relief. We will be looking at the work of Wayne Anderson who was the illustrator of the tin forest.

In PE, we will be developing our fundamental movement skill focussing on gymnastics and invasion games. This term we will be thinking about tag rugby.

In RE, we will be exploring the faith of Judaism and focussing on symbolisms within the religion.

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