3/4 Homework and Subject Learning
The Saga of Erik the Viking: A Viking warrior and leader called Erik goes on a voyage to find the land where the sun goes at night. Journeying on their ship, Golden Dragon, Erik and his crew encounter many challenges, from mythical creatures and extreme weather to Death himself.
|History||Invasion: This project teaches children about life in Britain after the Roman withdrawal. Children will learn about Anglo-Saxon and Viking invasions up to the Norman conquest.|
|Geography||Interconnected world: This essential skills and knowledge project teaches children about compass points and four and six-figure grid references. They learn about the tropics and the countries, climates and culture of North and South America. Children identify physical features in the United Kingdom and learn about the National Rail and canal networks. They conduct an enquiry to prove a hypothesis, gathering data from maps and surveys before drawing conclusions.|
|Science||Food and the Digestive System: This project teaches children about the human digestive system. They explore the main parts, starting with the mouth and teeth, identifying teeth types and their functions. They link this learning to animals' diets and construct food chains to show the flow of energy.|
This project teaches children about the art form of weaving and how it has developed over time, including the materials and techniques required to create woven patterns and products.
The ancient Egyptians wove cloth on horizontal looms on the floor. Iron Age weavers used vertical looms and wove colourful, patterned fabric. Roman weavers wove fabric in the shape of the clothing they wore. Anglo-Saxons and Vikings wove colourful, patterned braid on small tablet looms. Victorian looms were powered driven. Modern looms use new technology to make a wide range of natural and synthetic fabrics.
|DT||Fresh food, good food: This project teaches children about food decay and preservation. They discover key inventions in food preservation and packaging, then make examples. The children prepare, package and evaluate a healthy snack.|
|Music||Lean on me|
|PSHE||Being me in my world|
|French||Family and friends|