Year 4 2020 - 2021
We hope that the children have had a lovely Christmas break and we are looking forward to welcoming them back to an exciting Spring term. The children will be exploring rainforests and the animals that live within it.
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The Learning Happening This Term
In Maths the children will be looking at number, fractions, measurement, geometry and statistics.
In English they will be writing a playscript, debating deforestation and writing poetry about rainforests.
In Science, the children will be looking at two different topics. We will investigate Habitats including food chains, classifying jungle animals and looking at the changes in their environments. The second is Ourselves and Other Animals investigating skeletons and muscles of different jungle animals.
In Computing the children will be collecting data for databases on plants and animals.
In Art, children will be looking at the artist Henri Rousseau. They will then draw and paint different jungle pictures.
In Religious Education the children will be comparing Christianity and Islam, through a variety of themes.
Music involves looking at jungle soundscapes.
In Languages they will be learning the terminology for weather and animals.
In Geography they will be labelling mountains and rivers, recreating the water cycle and comparing the differences between England and Brazil.
Finally, in PE they will be learning the skills to play netball and creating a jungle dance.
To look at the learning in more detail, download 'Spring Term Learning' under files to download. This is our termly holistic overview.
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