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Spring - London's burning

London's Burning!


Our second topic this year is ‘London's Burning’.


In Science, children will explore the everyday materials.

  • They will learn to distinguish the difference between an object and the material it is made from.
  • They will identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, water and rock. 
  • They will describe the properties of these materials.  As well, as comparing and grouping materials based on their properties.
  • They will then carry out tests to explore the properties of different materials.


In History, we will be learning all about the Great Fire of London - how it started, how far it spread, why it spread so easily, and how it changed London.


In Geography, we will be learning all about the countries that make up the UK, and their capital cities.


In Art, we will be drawing London landmarks, and understanding that you can use different types of marks and lines to suit different purposes.


In DT, we will be exploring the use of mechanisms and creating simple mechanisms.


In Music, we will be using our voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.


In Computing, we will be learning about internet safety, as well as how to use the zoom function, how to add sound effects to recordings, and how to collect data and record it digitally.


Here is the link for Everyday Materials on BBC Bitesize - the children enjoyed interacting with the games and quizzes.  We looked at Objects and Materials this week, but we are also looking at describing the properties of materials.

Materials - Science for Kids

In Science we are learning all about materials, and their properties.


To help us to learn all about the Great Fire of London, we have been playing the 'Great Fire of London' game.  Here is a link so that you can play it at home.



UK | United Kingdom | United Kingdom Song | A Geography Song About the UK and its Capitals

In Geography we have been learning all about the UK - the 4 countries that make up the UK and their capital cities. We have been watching this video to help us learn them.


London's Burning Lyric Video

This week we are learning the song 'London's Burning'. We are learning about the terms 'Pitch' and 'Dynamics', and when we are confident with the song we will try to sing it in a round.