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Autumn Term


This term for our English, the book we are looking at is Cogheart by Peter Bunzl.  This book is a fantasy/adventure book set in the steam punk era.  Children will focus on the following in their writing:

  • atmosphere in writing
  • building up tension using senses
  • and varying clauses in sentences


Children will write a first person narrative as one of the character from the book.



Place Value

  • Read, write and order numbers up to 1,000,000
  • Round numbers up to 1,000,000 which includes 10, 100 and 1000
  • Count forward and backward in powers of 10 up to 1,000,000
  • Solve number problems and practical problems using all of the above
  • Multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 using including decimal numbers
  • Read and write decimal numbers as fractions
  • Recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents
  • Round decimals with two decimal places to the nearest whole number and to one decimal place
  • Read, write, order and compare numbers up to three decimal places
  • Convert between different units of measure
  • Solve word and practical problems using the above


Connected Curriculum

Our topic this term is 'Mysterious materials'.  This is a science based topic where the children will look at different states of matter and carry out scientific investigations.








Autumn connected curriculum overview