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This half term our topic is 'Land Ahoy.' The topic has a design and technology focus and the children will be finding out about the different properties of materials, a range of mechanisms and forces and aspects of water and coastal safety.

The children will also be writing narrative stories and using their scientific skills to record results of their investigations.


In this topic the children will learn:

  • about simple mechanisms such as pulleys, levers and joints
  • about forces (pull, push, floating and sinking)
  • how to conduct a fair test
  • about water transport through the ages and across the world
  • about aspects of the Welsh coastline.