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Northmead Junior School

Northmead Junior School

PUpils Area

summer term

English

This term we study a range of genre.  We look at explanation texts and use our watery topic as a stimulus for this writing.  We  use wind in the willows as a basis for our  story writing set in imaginary worlds.  We revisit poetry and create images based on the theme of rivers.  We also study the features of persuasive writing.

Maths

We continue to consolidate and extend children's understanding this term as we revisit each aspect of the maths curriculum.

Science

Our science is covered though our topic this term;

States of Matter

~ the water cycle, evaporation and condensation

(avoid chemical changes e.g. baking or burning)

States of Matter

~ the water cycle, evaporation and condensation

(avoid chemical changes e.g. baking or burning)

Topic

In this term, year four will learn about rivers and the water cycle. We will be looking at how the water cycle works and at the features of rivers; waterfalls, meanders, ox-bow lakes and estuaries, as well as the flora and fauna associated with river habitats. We will be going to the Tillingbourne River on our school trip and creating a river profile.

RE

This term we study Judaism. This study answers the questions;

Who are the Jews?

What does it mean to be a Jew?

 

PE

In PE lessons we will develop our athletic skills.  Later in the term we will take part in orienteering activities. 

MFL

This term we learn the french vocabulary for classroom objects and items we might find in our pencil cases; such as pen, pencil, eraser, ruler.

 

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