What we are learning
Please see the termly curriculum overviews below to see what learning we will be up to each term.
Termly Curriculum Overviews
How can you help?
We hope that you can support your child with the learning that they are doing here in school by asking your child to talk about what they have learnt. If your child would like to do further learning this term, here are some suggestions that they may like to explore:
A Day At The Museum: How can we run our own pop-up museum?
- Create masks of mythological creatures (Medusa, Minotaur, Cyclops, Hydra)
- Create a fact file or poster of a Greek God (Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Athena)
- Make a replica of a Greek pot (use clay or paper mache)
- Create a leaflet for people visiting Greece including important information. Where is it? What is the weather like? What is the currency like? What is the language?
- Find out about the clothes Ancient Greeks wore. You could draw and label a picture showing a typical Ancient Greek outfit, or create one which you could wear!
- Make a Spartan helmet or design a shield.
- Create a Greek temple, like the Parthenon, using a range of materials.
- Design your own Labyrinth. It could be made of straws, string or wood.
- Research Greek food. How it is different to traditional English food? You could recreate your own Greek dish, and write a recipe for others to follow.
- Write a diary extract from the viewpoint of a family member in Sparta or in Ancient Greece. Try to write about your feelings about daily life
Water, Water Everywhere
- Create a poster showing the importance of rivers.
- A fact file about a chosen river from our focus countries, United Kingdom or Germany.
- Make a poster/presentation about water safety.
- Write a diary extract from the perspective of a flood victim.
- Research any other river in the world. What is its name? How long it is? Is it famous for anything? What is it used for?
- Research facts about the Hoover Dam. What is it? Where is it? Which river is it built on? Why was it built?
- Find out about the floods that have occurred in the local area. Create a presentation or information leaflet about what you find.
- Write an adventure story or poem featuring a river or flood.
- Create a model of the water cycle.
- Design and make a 3D model of a river, from source to mouth. Can you label it with its different features too? e.g. ox bow lake, meander.
- Make up a River quiz and test your family and classmates.
- Design and make a bridge to cross a busy river. What will you make it out of? How will you make it a strong structure?
- Nico Klopp is a famous artist who painted a lot of rivers. Can you find 5 facts out about his artist? Can you have a go at painting your own river in the style of Nico Klopp?
Invade and Attack
- Create your own map showing the routes the Romans, Anglo Saxons or Vikings travelled.
- Find out who Queen Boudicca was and create a fact file.
- Find out about Hadrian's wall and make your own small model.
- Design and make a Roman Centurion's armor.
- Use Viking runes to write a secret message.
- Draw and label a diagram of a Viking longship.
- Research Sutton Hoo. Write 5 facts about it
- Imagine you are an Anglo Saxon, recently arrived in Britain. Write a letter home describing you.
- Draw a Viking God and give a description
- Collect images of Roman/ Anglo Saxon/ Viking people, homes and objects. Make a collage depicting everyday life in a village in that era.
- Find out about Anglo-Saxon law and order. Create a wanted poster for a Saxon criminal.
We absolutely love seeing what your child has been up to and will always be happy to share it with the class as well as reward with Dojo points for their hard work and creativity.
Please do not hesitate to message us over Class Dojo or talk to us at the end of the school day if you have any questions about your child's learning.