Learning Journey: Victorian Southwark
We will be reading:
- Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpugo
In History we will:
- Learn about Queen Victoria: Carving a new role for the monarchy
- Look at the 'Industrial Revolution':
- Steam Engines
- Spinning Jenny Cotton (cotton / textile trade)
- First factory opened in 1771
- Cotton Gin invented
- Bessemer steel process created (manufactured cheap steel for British Navy)
- Learn about Protest and political activism : Luddites - 'Machinery replacing workers'
- Local area = 'Chartism', a working class movement:
- Six demands of chartists
- Industrialism vs Agriculturalism
In Geography we will:
- Use a range of sources to compare the local area in 1848 with today.
- To use eight compass points to describe key areas in relation to the 1848 chartist rally.
In RE we will:
Animal Law Case (Autumn 1)
- How do beliefs influence actions? - Leaving a footprint on the world.
How is Christmas celebrated around the world? (Autumn 2)
- Advent, traditions and vacations around the world
In Music we will:
- Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter related dimensions of music
In Computing we will:
- Learn how to create secure passwords.
- Learn what spam is and identify strategies for dealing with it.
- Discuss the importance of citing and create bibliographical citations.
In PE we will:
- Learn to pass and move to keep possession of the ball.
- Practice different types of attack and defence games
- Improve on performance through regular evaluation
In MFL we will:
- Focus on correct pronunciation and intonation
- Prepare and practice a simple conversation, reusing familiar vocabulary
- Understand and express simple opinions
In PSHCE we will:
Health and Wellbeing:
- Learn how our own lifestyle contributes to health
- Learn about the range of issues that can affect families
- Learn that similarities and difference between people arise from a number of factors
- Learn about spending and saving
In Art we will:
Artist focus: Barbara Hepworth & Larry D Alexander
- Focus on drawing and sculpture
- Drawing: Begin to develop proportions and occlusion. Use tone, light and shade make things appear 3D, and develop use of hatching and cross hatching to show tone and texture.
- Sculpture: Investigate Papier Mâché techniques in order to represent ideas
- Outcome: Make a structurally robust sculpture that can stand up independently .
In DT we will:
- Learn about seasonality of British vegetables
- Research and plan a vegetable soup recipe
- Make and evaluate own vegetable soup
- Make soda bread