In the Autumn Term, the children will be learning about the Great Fire of London. They will become history detectives and investigate what happened through eye-witness accounts and the diaries of Samuel Pepys. They will also become builders and design and make their own house and as artists they will create fire images of the Great Fire of London. As geographers the children will research hot countries and compare and contrast them to their own location of Coventry.
In the Autumn Term, the children will be learning all about explorers. For the first half of the term they will become familiar with Christopher Columbus and learn about the voyage he took and why it was important. The children will learn about the places that Christopher Columbus travelled to, create clay thumb pots and make papier mache boats. In the second half of the term, the children will focus on Neil Armstrong and his exploration of the moon. The children will create their own 3D moon crater, become astronauts and journalists reporting on the space race.