Holy Trinity

Church Of England VA School

01706 378061

Partner School

Our Core Values - Trust, Courage, Forgiveness, Truthfulness, Generosity, Respect, Responsibility.

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                                                             Autumn 2 Term Topics

 

History

We are learning all about the prehistory of our world from the beginnings of the Stone Age all the way to the Iron Age. We will even go to visit a real Stone Age cave at Creswell Craggs!

Our objectives:

  • To explore the different eras of the stone age with sequence and duration.

  • Enquiry Question – When was the Stone Age?
  • To find out about the life of early humans and the first periods of the stone age.

     Enquiry Question - Was Stone Age man just interested in food and shelter?

  • To find out about the life of early humans and the mesolithic period of the stone age.

     Enquiry Question - Was Stone Age man just interested in food and shelter?

  • To find out about the life of early humans and the Neolithic period of the stone age.

     Enquiry Question – Is Skara Brae significant?

  • To find out how people lived in the Neolithic period from Stonehenge

     Enquiry Question: Why did they build Stonehenge?

  • To find out about how people lived in the Bronze Age
  • To find out about how people lived in the Iron Age
  • To extract information from archaelogy

     Enquiry Question:

    How did tools change over the stone age?

Science

We are learning about Rocks. 

Our objectives: 

  • To be able to identify naturally occurring rocks and

    explore their uses.
  • To be able to group rocks according to their

    characteristics..
  • To be able to plan, carry out and evaluate

    experiments to compare rocks.
  • To identify rocks that are used for particular purposes
  • To explore soil and how it is formed.

  • To explore what fossils are and how they are formed
  • To be able to identify fossilised remains.

 

RE

Our theme in R.E. this half term is SERVICE. We will be thinking about all times and experiences we can serve God with humility and grace. We will discuss what it means to be a show good service and what qualities Jesus would like us to have in order to be a successful with this value.  

In class we will be learning all about Christianity in art. We will explore many images of Christian art, what it is depicting and what the artist was trying to show with their image.

Key Questions 

      • What is interesting/surprising/puzzling about this work of art?
      • What questions would you like to ask the artist?
      • How does this piece of art make you feel? Why?
      • What do you think the artist was trying to say through this piece of art?
      What is the best thing about this piece of artwork?

  

 Art/DT

We are learning all about cross curricular art this half term. Creating cave paintings of our own, designing stone age clothes and designing and making stone age jewellery using clay.