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Term 6

This term, we will be focusing on changes!

This term, we will be focusing on changes!  1

In RE, we will learn about Hinduism.

I can use a widening religious vocabulary linked to Hinduism when expressing ideas about Hindu beliefs and festivals, identifying similarities and differences with other religions.

I can respond to a range of questions relating to the meaning and purpose of Hindu worship.

I can apply ideas for themselves about the triumph of light over darkness and good over evil.

As Scientists, we will learn about light!

I can understand that light appears to travel in straight lines.

I can use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eyes.

I can explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes.

I can explain how shadows work and how they relate to light.

In PHSCE we will be learning about…

I can describe how a baby develops from conception through the nine months of pregnancy and how it is born.

I recognise how I feel when I reflect on the development and birth of a baby.

I can describe how boys’ and girls’ bodies change during puberty.

I can express how I feel about the changes that will have to me during puberty.

Changes and moving on

In English, we will be writing discursive texts based on debates, adventure stories and instructions based on magical worlds.

I can use the techniques that authors use to create characters, setting and plots.

I can create vivid images by using alliteration, similes, metaphors and personification.

I can interweave descriptions of characters, setting and atmosphere with dialogue.

In PE, we will learn be focusing on athletics and games.

I can combine sprinting and jumping hurdles.

I can throw accurately by refining my technique and body posture.

I can jump with control.

I can choose the most appropriate tactics.

I can uphold the spirit of fair play and respect everyone.

As mathematicians we will be learning about shapes, statistics and measurements!

We will…

I can investigate 2D and 3D shapes (including their properties, comparing them and using nets to describe them).

I can identify different types of angles and apply my knowledge.

I can describe positions on the full co-ordinate grid (all four quadrants).

I can draw and translate simple shapes on the co-ordinate plane and reflect them in the axes.

I can calculate and interpret the mean as an average.

I can interpret and construct pie charts and line graphs and use these to solve problems.