Larch Class

Theme: Achievements and Legacy-Ancient Greece

Overview of learning: The children will be immersed in the topic Achievements and Legacy, looking at Ancient Greek society. The focus in English will be on the text ‘The Adventures of Odysseus’ by Hugh Lupton. In Science the children will learn about the living things and habitats. In Design and Technology children will use clay to make Greek Parthenon’s. History skills will focus on finding out about Ancient Greek society, including, the Olympics and democracy. In Computing the children will use their skills to research the Ancient Greeks and continue to develop the children’s awareness of e-safety. In art we will focus Greek clay pots and the images on them.

Discrete Subjects: In maths we will be focusing on statistics, looking at line graphs, pie charts and circles. PHSE focuses on sex and relationships. In RE we will be focusing on Islam. PE is focusing on developing striking and fielding skills and athletics. French is vocabulary based.


P.E. is on Tuesdays and Fridays. Please ensure that PE kits are in school.

Homework – We are continuing to use home learning menus this term where the children may choose any four activities to do from the menu. They will also receive maths home learning to complete each week and spellings (see spelling books).

Pupils need to read 4/5 nights a week which can be with an adult or pupils can discuss what they have read with an adult and these responses should be added to the reading record again by adult or pupil.
We have a large selection of books in class, but children are free to bring in books from home.

If you have any questions or concerns please do come and speak to me.

Many Thanks, Mr Tooze

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