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TOPIC 3: The Wolf Wilder


The first topic in the Spring term focuses on a wonderful book by Katherine Rundell: The Wolf Wilder. 

Through reading the book we will be able to extend our knowledge in lots of areas including...

  • GEOGRAPHY - understanding Russia
  • HISTORY - linking the Vikings to the history of Russia
  • SCIENCE - animal features and classification

TOPIC 2: Space


Now that we understand the structure of our wonderful planet Earth, in the second half of the autumn term, we will be venturing past its edges and out into the space to explore and discover its secrets.


We will be looking at lots of books to help us with this including...

  • Lights on Cotton Rock - a wonderful picture book about one person's desire for exploration.
  • Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Universe - a great non-fiction text jammed-packed full of information.

This half term's fun and pacy adventure

TOPIC 1: Extreme Earth

This half term we will be understanding the Earth's structure and how this produces some of its most extreme and often dangerous events: earthquakes and volcanoes!


We will be looking at lots of books to help us with this including...

  • When the Giant Stirred - a wonderful picture book about a village in the pacific ocean's experience of a volcano erupting.
  • I Survived the San Francisco Earthquake,1906 - a cracking adventure about survival against all odds!

This half term's gripping class reader!