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Woodbridge Junior School

Happy Children Inspired to Learn

Spring Term 2023

Spring 2


In History, we are learning about how life has changed in Britain and comparing our childhood to those of our grandparents.


In Geography, we will recapping our learning on biomes and looking at vegetation belts. We will be using an online mapping programme called 'Digimaps' to aid our learning.


In DT, we will be designing, making and evaluating our own healthy pizza snack. We will be learning all about how to keep our body healthy with what we eat. We will be making our own pizza dough and thinking about what toppings to add to keep our pizza healthy.




This half term, our science topic is animals, including humans. The children will able to describe the changes as the humans develop to old age. We will be exploring the development and growth at each stage of development. Within this, we will be learning how our body changes throughout our life and how we have to change how to keep us healthy at each stage. We will also be exploring the gestation period and how this compares to different gestation periods of animals. 

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Spring 1


In History, we are learning about the Anglo-Saxons. We will be looking at the Anglo-Saxons time period, where they came from and why they came to Britain. We will be learning about the impact this had on Britain at this time and they fight they had against the Scots to gain control.


In Geography, we will be identifying where on a map the Anglo-Saxons came from and their route to Britain.


In DT, we will be designing, building and evaluating our own Anglo-Saxon weaponry - a trebuchet. We will be learning how to use different woodwork skills to build our own version.


In Art, we will be learning how to use charcoal to draw our own Anglo-Saxon village.



This term we will be learning about Forces. The children will be able to:


  • explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object
  • identify the effects of air resistance, water resistance and friction, that act between moving surfaces
  • recognise that some mechanisms including levers, pulleys and gears allow a smaller force to have a greater effect

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