Topic Overviews for Term 3
What is coming up in term 3?
We have compiled the Topic Overviews for Term 3 for Grades 2-6. We believe this will not only help you as parents plan and research a little ahead of time but also will help you to follow along with your child next term.
Understanding the new things your child will be learning can prepare both of you for the months ahead, and make homework sessions much easier. Read our quick guide to each year group and be ready for the new challenges.
Grade 2 Topic Overview for Term 3
Through a series of lively and interesting activities the children will build their knowledge of oceans and seas around the world. They will begin to understand the different environments these represent and how they affect life on land as well as at sea.
They will develop their geographical skills and build up their knowledge of food chains, exploration, and evolution!
Grade 3 Topic Overview for Term 3
This engaging topic will introduce children to rainforests around the world. They will learn what they are, where they are, what they contain and who lives there!
Along the way they will develop their skills by creating reports, creating their own rainforests, and becoming David Attenborough!
Grade 4 Topic Overview for Term 3
In this fascinating topic, you will learn about the wonders of the world; both natural and manmade. How they were created, their location in the world, features, when they were created and by who, & the history behind them.
Grade 5 Topic Overview for Term 3
This topic is an excellent introduction to the key aspects of physical Geography that children need to understand and describe in Key Stage 2.
The children gain a thorough knowledge of the water cycle, coasts and rivers, mountains, volcanoes, earthquakes, climate zones and biomes through applying the knowledge gained from their research in practical tasks such as model making, drama, artwork and dance.
Grade 6 Topic Overview for Term 3
Learn about the Second World War in Europe and why the Battle of Britain was such a significant turning point in British History; learn about the timeline of important events such as Chamberlain’s speech at the outbreak of the war, the Battle of Britain, the heroic rescue at Dunkirk, the Blitz, the D-Day landings, the liberation of the concentration camps and the celebrations of V.E. Day.
You will also research the lives of the ordinary adults and children who faced the Blitz and had to deal with rationing and evacuation. Learn about the inspiring stories and achievements of significant people such as Anne Frank and Winston Churchill.