Welcome to our class page!
Moth Class is one of the Year 3/4 classes at the Isle of Ely Primary School. From this page, you will be able to read about our curriculum and learning activities. 

Who works in our classroom?
Teachers: Miss Cross & Mrs Bryan

TA:  Miss Dennis

What are we learning about?

Curriculum Information Spring Term 2

Theme

This term our theme is ‘Gods and Gladiators’. Within this we will be exploring the following big questions:

‘How far can you catapult a sweet?’

‘What would you hear at a Roman Festival?’

 ‘And the Oscar goes to……Which Roman God would you give a special award to?’

 

English

The children will start the term by exploring adventure stories using the core text ‘Escape from Pompeii’. They will start with building a bank of knowledge and techniques to use and to include in their stories before spending time to write the story. They will then move on to creating a play script fitting in with our big question surrounding Roman theatre.  They will also be continuing to develop our knowledge of key spelling patterns, acquiring new vocabulary, experimenting with a range of sentence structures and improving our cursive handwriting style.

Maths

This half term we will start by looking at  measurement, how you can convert measurement and identify the unit of measure before moving on to perimeter and area of shape.

Science

In Science this half term, the children will be looking into sound and the patterns, vibration and features associated with the making of sound.

History

This half term we are going to be learning about the Romans. We will be continuing to researchhow the Romans lived and we will be considering how the Romans have impacted on our lives today.

PE

This half term the children are going to develop their team work skills by learning quick sticks. We will also in Forest School to enable the children to explore their outdoor learning.  

R.E

In RE this half term, we are discussing the question:How significant is it for Christians to believe God intended Jesus to die? Focusing on the Easter Concept of Salvation.

German

This half term we will be focusing on developing conversation skills, including asking ‘Where do you live?’, ‘What’s the weather like?’ days of the week and the alphabet.

PSHE

We will be following the Cambridgeshire scheme of work for PSHE and our starting unit will be ‘Myself and My Relationships’. This unit looks at the importance of relationships and friendships and develops children’s awareness of and ability to form and maintain healthy relationships. This includes the ability to value and empathise with others, manage conflict and recognise how we affect and are affected by others. They will learn about the importance of recognising and valuing both similarities and differences between themselves and other children, including understanding that people live in different family arrangements. They will revisit their networks of special people, identifying those they can talk to about their concerns and how to get support in situations involving friendships and relationships.

Home Learning

Children are encouraged to read with an adult at home every evening and to write in their reading records. They should also try to practise their Big Maths ‘Learn It’s’.

 

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