Learning Journey: Anglo Saxons and Vikings
In Science we will:
Learn about 'Animals, including humans' (Autumn 1)
- Describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans
- Identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions
- Construct and interpret a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey
Learn about 'Electricity'(Autumn 2)
- Identify common appliances that run on electricity
- Construct a simple series electrical circuit, identifying and naming its basic parts, including cells, wires, bulbs, switches and buzzers.
- Identify whether or not a lamp in a simple series circuit, based on whether or not the lamp is part of a complete loop with a battery
- Recognise that a switch opens and close a circuit and associate this with whether or not a lamp lights in a simple series circuit
- Recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors.
In History we will:
Learn about 'Life after the Romans' - Chronology focus
- Learn about Egburt: First Anglo Saxon King
- Learn about Invasions: Viking raids and settlements
- Learn about Key Battles: Battle of York & Battle of Edington (Guthrum)
- Learn about Alfred the Great
- Learn about Danelaw
- Source information: Archaeology, 'The Anglo Saxon Chronicles'
- Learn about Religion, superstition and the movement to Christianity
In Geography we will:
- Ask 'How did climate change influence 'The Anglo Saxon Chronicles'
- Name and locate counties in the UK
- Use of ships: Key differences between Anglo Saxons and Vikings
In PSHCE we will:
Learn about Health and Wellbeing
- Healthy Eating: Food Choices and a balanced diet
- Drug Education: Effects of alcohol and making safe decisions
- Strong feelings and mood swings
- Puberty: Emotional and physical changes
- Citizenship: Types of behaviour and consequences
In Music we will:
- Identify tempi - speeds of music
- Effects of sound: What is texture?
- Identify rhythmic patterns
In RE we will:
Learn about Religions in Southwark (Autumn 1)
- What religions and world views are represented in our neighbourhood
Learn about Hinduism (Autumn 2)
In Art we will:
Artist focus: Henry Moore
- Focus on drawing and sculpture
- Drawing skills: Use tone, light and shade to make things appear 3D, develop use of hatching and cross hatching to show tone and texture.
- Sculpture: Begin investigating Papier Mache techniques in order to represent ideas
- Outcome: Abstract Papier Mache sculpture of human form inspired by Moore
In DT we will:
- Create a lamp using a simple electrical circuit
- Investigate and evaluate a range of existing products and create a design specification