3SS curriculum letter

21st February 2012

Dear Parents

Welcome back to Term 4.  This term’s topic is ‘Children in World War 2’.  We will arrange a trip to the air-raid shelter and museum during this term.  We will be covering the following topics:

English – we will be writing letters and information texts (all linked to World War 2)

Maths – we will be working on the following:

  • consolidating counting on and back in steps of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10
  • rounding 2 or 3-digit numbers to the nearest 10 or 100.
  • Mentally adding or subtracting combinations of on and 2 digit numbers
  • Deriving and recalling multiplication facts for the 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10 times tables

History – we will be learning about different aspects of World War 2

  • Children in World War 2
  • Studying the effects of the Blitz and rationing
  • The diary of Anne Frank
  • Understanding the reasons for celebrating the end of the war

Science – Teeth and eating

D&T – Making sandwiches and snacks

ICT – Web quests on different aspects of WW2

Music – Practising songs for their play

RE – Signs and symbols, Easter

We will be busy practising for the lower key stage 2 play this term and look forward to the performances on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th March.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any queries or concerns.

Yours sincerely

Mrs S Sage


Chesterton Primary School, Apsley Rd, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1SS

Tel: 01285 654796     Email: admin@chesterton.gloucs.sch.uk