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History

Topic - World War II and Local History

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Understand the reasons for WW2 and place some key events in chronological order.
  • Find out how WW2 impacted on the local area.
  • Say when and why the war started.
  • Know some of the countries and key individuals involved.
  • Recall some details about key events.
  • Describe what evacuation and rationing were, explaining how they worked and how different people were affected.
  • Describe some of the jobs women did during the war.
  • Describe what the Holocaust was and who suffered as a result.

Science

Topic - Living Things and their Habitats

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals.
  • Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics.

Science

Topic - Electricity

Key Skills/Knowledge

  • Associate the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer with the number and voltage of cells used in the circuit.
  • Compare and give reasons for variations in how components function, including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches.
  • Use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram.

 

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