This Term's Topic

This term we will be finding out about the human and physical features of our local area and how we fit into our wider community. Looking at our school, Bilton, Harrogate, North Yorkshire and the United Kingdom. Using Compasses, grid references and Ordnance Survey maps to build our knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world.

We will be learning about the importance of Fairtrade and what it means to different people around the world.

In science we will be investigating Properties of Materials. Comparing, testing and sorting materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets.

Then Using knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated, including through filtering, sieving and evaporating. Demonstrating that dissolving, mixing and changes of state are reversible or irreversible changes.