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Inspiring a Love of Learning

Class 4 (Elephants) Parent Rep:

Welcome to Elephant Class!


You can use this page to find out about the things we are learning about in Elephant Class. 




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Here's what we are learning about in Elephant class this year...


Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Topic Heading

What was Life like in Early Britain?

Would you like to Live on a Mountain?

Would you want to Meet a Roman?

Would you want to Meet a Roman?

Where is the best Home on Earth?

What don’t you Know about Ashford?


Narrative writing

Persuasive letter



Newspaper reports

Adventure stories


Poetry linked to African animals/ Savanna



Persuasive advert for Ashford


Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Addition & Subtraction. Length and Perimeter

Multiplication and Division

Multiplication and Division, Area, Fractions

Fractions, Decimals

Decimals, Money, Time

Statistics, Properties of Shape, Position and Direction


States of matter



Animals including humans

 Living things and habitats




We are software Developers

 We are Toy Designers

We are Musicians

We are HTML Editors

We are Co-Authors

We are Meterologists


Finding out about the Stone, Bronze and Iron Age


When do you think it was better to live?

Roman culture, invasion and lifestyles



All about Ashford:

Famous people, buildings transport.




Mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes



Learning about hemispheres and tropics, time zones and the Artic and Antarctica

What is waste and what can be done about it?

Design Technology

Making roundhouses and caves

Making a volcano

Roman Shields/ helmets

Making pizzas

3D box design and build a place and explain why it's the best


Art and Design

Cave art


Hockney – landscapes

Mondrian – Primary colours

Paul Klee – focus on mixing colours


MC Esher – tessellations

Kandinsky – art inspired by music

Monet - watercolours


Poetry                Environment

Poetry               Environment

 Sounds           Around the World

Ancient Worlds

Singing Spanish



In the Past -Food and Drink


Handball and Bootcamp

Athletics and Boxercise

Striking and Fielding and Dynamic Dance

Hockey and Gymfit circuits


Cricket and Fitness Frenzy


Young Olympians and Football



  What does it mean to be a Christian in Britain today?

What does it mean to be a Hindu in Britain today?

What do different people believe about God? (Christian focus and either/both Hindu or Muslims).



Why is Jesus inspiring to some people? (Easter focus: possibly an RE week).

Why do people pray?

Why is the Bible so important for Christians today?



 Numbers to 30

Diary dates

Weather / on our travels

Meet the animals

On our way to school

Where in the world speaks French?

Likes and dislikes


Being me in my world

Celebrating Difference

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me


Changing Me


Searching for local living things in our school garden.

For earning 1000 dojos, we made pizzas and ate them!


Light up Christmas scenes.

We wrote Autumn poems and then turned them into songs.

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We carved Stone Age spear heads and 3d animals out of soap.

We made Iron Age roundhouses out of clay

We dissected Stone Age poo to see what the Neanderthals ate