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Autumn 1 Year A - 'I am Warrior'

 

Autumn 1 - 'I am Warrior'

This term we are learning all about the Roman Empire and how it changed the world we live in today. 

In English we will be focusing on; Historical Narrative, Play Scripts, Instructions, Reports and Letters. 

In Mathematics we will be focusing on; the four operations - adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing (including decimals), pictograms and bar charts and measuring and converting weights. 

In Science we will be focusing on; Electricity. 

In R.E we will be focusing on; People and Families.  

In History we will be focusing on; The Roman Empire. 

In Geography we will be focusing on; using maps and Human and Physical geographical features. 

In P.E we will be working on; Hockey. 

In Art and Design we will be focusing on; Roman Art. 

In Design and Technology we will be focusing on; Designing Shields and Recipes. 

In Music we will be focusing on; Charanga - 'Mamma Mia.' 

In Spanish we will be focusing on; Colours. 

 

LEARNING ZONE ...

English - Historical Narrative 

In our English lessons, we have been reading about the story of Queen Boudicca. We have retrieved information from what we heard by retelling the story in our own words. We have also focussed on Queen Boudicca and how she felt when Britain was defeated by the Romans. We have written character descriptions to describe how she felt. 

 

 

Science - Sharks 

For the next 5 weeks, year 4 have been given the opportunity to work alongside Rugby championships. During these sessions, the children are completing competitive games and activities based on diet. These sessions will help us to understand the importance of exercise and a healthy balanced diet. 

 

 

 

We have started our violin sessions. During lesson 1, we have learnt how to hold the violin and the names of the different parts.

 

Music - Mamma Mia 

In Music, we have been following Charanga to complete activites based on Mamma Mia. We have learnt about the history of Mamma Mia and have completed musical games where we needed to find the pulse and rhythm to some very fast songs!! 

 

We had the pleasure of listening to some folk music during our first week back. We learnt about some instruements and even had a dance. 

 

 

Spanish - Colours 

Our focus this half term is colours. We have learnt the colours in Spanish and are using our knowledge to complete games and activities. 

 

 

Maths - Ordering Numbers 

We worked as a class to order numbers between 0 and 1,000. We timed ourselves doing this and we improved by halfing out time completely second time round!! 

 

 

P.E - Hockey

This half term, we are working with Blackburn Rovers to complete our P.E lessons. We have been completing some attacking and defending skills and have developed our ways of throwing and catching. 

 

 

R.E - Families

In Music we have been learning about our family trees and what our family mean to us. 

 

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