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Modern Britain

In English this term, we will be learning to;
Plan 9
Non-fiction Reports
2 weeks
Fashion through the 40s, 50s and 60s
Plan 7
Narrative – Stories by one author:
Anthony Browne
3 weeks
In Maths this term, we will be learning to;
·        Add/subtract near multiples
·        Add HTU using formal written methods
·        Doubling-multiplication and division facts
·        Compare and order fractions
·        Recognise equivalent of decimal and fraction form


Our topic this term is called  Modern Britain
During this topic we will be learning ; -
Fashion through the 40s, 50s and 60s
Make dolls and paper clothes (Art/His)
Design 1960s Flower Power clothes for a paper doll or create own original designs (Art/His)
Listen to music from the 1950s & 1960s Dance as aerobic exercise Learn to jive and do the twist! Plan a disco! (His/Music/PE) 
Introduction to Pop Art
Making a Pop Art image (Art
Materials & their properties
Widespread use of plastics in 1940s, 1950s and 1960s (Sci)
Relate properties of plastics to how they are used(Sci)
Different types of plastics, recognizing & sorting them.
Sculpture - recycled plastic(Sci/Art) 
Plan & carry out an investigation
Plastics (Sci)


Introduction to Bridget Riley and Op-art Create in the style of Bridget Riley (Art) Investigate colour wheels Revise mixing secondary colours (Art) Bridget Riley - flickering effect in her paintings Complementary colours Use ICT.Explore complementary colours Design & create collages or paintings.
Changes in leisure since WW2 TVs, toys, picture books, films, television programmes Questions & answers (His/ICT)