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Term 5 AND 6

Darwin's Delights


We’re off on an exciting expedition with Charles Darwin and his crew on HMS Beagle. Can you trace his route across the vast ocean? Stop at the magical Galápagos Islands to see the amazing species that helped Charles Darwin to develop his theory of evolution by natural selection. Do you know what’s so special about a lava lizard, or why the blue-footed booby has blue feet? See how animals adapt to their environments over time and meet some of the world’s greatest explorers and naturalists. Imagine how humans will evolve in millions of years. It’s a scary thought. Ready to trace the origin of species? Let’s set sail.

Below is our project knowledge organiser, this gives you more information on what the children will learn this term.


In Term 6 our whole class guided reading book will be 'The Last Wild'.

Fictional writing sessions will have a focus on openings and endings, and our non-fiction text-type for this term will be explanation and the children will be writing about why the dodo became extinct.


At the end of Term 5, we will be focussing on position and direction and decimals.

In Term 6, we will continue our learning on decimals, then move on to negative numbers, converting units and volume.


P.E this term will be on a TBC