“A World of Difference”
Forces and magnets
- Can compare how things move on different surfaces
- Will notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance
- Will observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others
- Can compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials
- Can describe magnets as having two poles.
- Can predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing.
- Can compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
- Can describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock
- Can recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.
Geography – “Biomes and Extreme Earth”
- Can locate and explain the significance of the northern and southern hemispheres and the Arctic and Antarctic circles.
- Can describe how geographical location affects vegetation and biomes.
- Can compare biomes and vegetation across 2 differing locations
- Can describe how humans can improve as well as damage the environment.
- Can name the key parts of a volcano and show where most volcanoes are found.
- Can explain how to keep safe during an earthquake.
- Can describe a tsunami and describe the damage caused by a tsunami.
- Can explain how tornadoes form and describe how scientists collect data about storms.
History – “The End of Ancient Egypt the spread of the Roman Empire”
· Can talk about the lives and achievements of Cleopatra of Julius Caesar.
· Can talk about the failed invasion attempt of Britain by Julius Caesar.
· Can describe British resistance to The Roman invasion e.g. Boudica
· Can debate whether a person or event had a positive or negative impact on life in Britain.
· Can describe The Roman Empire by AD 42 and the power of its army.
Art and Design
- Can talk and give an opinion on the work of Freida Kahlo.
- Can use a range of materials to add line, texture, shade and colour.
- Is beginning to draw familiar things (rocks) from different view points.
- Can design, make and evaluate a sistrum (an Egyptian musical instrument)
Computing – Simulations, spreadsheets and branching databases
- Can explore a simulation, analyse and evaluate these simulations.
- Can create bar graphs and pie charts.
- Can sort objects using yes/no questions.
- Can create their own databases.
PE – Tag Rugby, Gymnastics, Basketball, badminton
· Can evade and tag opponents.
· Can pass and receive a ball safely.
· Can pass the ball accurately and receive the ball safely on the move.
· Can pass the ball accurately and receive the ball safely in a game situation.
· Can apply learned skills in a game of tag rugby.
- Can say the days of the week and the months of the year
- Can count to 31.
- Can ask and answer when their birthday is.
- Will develop their understanding of beat, metre and rhythm.
- Can combine melodic and rhythmic patterns.
- Can explore pentatonic scales and ways of notating pitch.
RE – Hinduism, Judaism and Christianity
- Can discuss Hindu’s beliefs
- Can explore connections between Passover and Easter