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English and Maths


This term our class text is 'The Iron Man' by Ted Hughes. We will use this text as a stimulus for our own narratives, focusing on suspense stories. We will examine characters and dialogue. We will write diaries, newspaper reports, instructions and poetry. 



We will continue to follow the Power Maths scheme of work for our Maths learning. Our units this term are:

Unit 1 - Place value: rounding to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000; counting in 1000s; place value of 4-digit numbers; roman numerals.

Unit 2 - Place value: 1000 more/less; comparing 4-digit numbers; counting in 25s; negative numbers.

Unit 3 - Addition and subtraction: adding and subtracting 4-digit numbers mentally and using a formal written method; estimating; inverse operations; problem solving. 

Unit 4 - Perimeter: kilometres; perimeter of rectangles and rectilinear shapes.  

Unit 5 - Multiplication and division: multiplying by 10 and 100; 6, 7, 9, 11, 12 times tables.