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Lower Key Stage 2

Welcome to Lower Key Stage Two

Year 3 teacher: Mrs Sian Hughes

Year 3 teaching assistant: Mrs Emma Hardware

Year 3 teaching assistant:  Mrs Vicky Tapper

Year 4 teacher: Miss Becky Macey

Year 4 teaching assistant: Mrs Sue Scott

Cornerstones Overview


Spring 2 Flow From humble beginnings the river flows down the mountain and in to the sea.  How deep does it go?  How fast does it travel?  What soil types are on the riverside?  Which animals live on the riverbank?  Now hop on a riverboat and travel some of the world's majestic rivers...
Spring 1 Traders & Raiders Sail back to the Dark Ages, where battles were rife and fear reigned.  Find out about the life of Saxons, including how they lived and where they came from.  Meet the bloodthirsty Vikings from Scandinavia - never before had such terror swept the land. Are you ready to shine a light on the dangerous and deadly Dark Ages...?

Autumn 2


Discover the dangerous and ferocious world of natural disasters and glimpse their savage and deadly effects. Visit the ancient city of historic Pompeii, frozen in time, then create your own blistering explosions from model volcanoes that fire foamy lava.

Autumn 1 Urban Pioneers Explore with fresh eyes the art of the city, then capture a moment in time - perhaps a reflection on a building or shadow passing by.  How could you improve the urban environment?


Have a go at completing the Viking word search!

Try to solve the volcano word search.

Year 4 Graffiti Art

Year 3 English

This half term year 3 are 'The Ice Palace' by Robert Swindells.  

Ivan lives in a land where the winter is dark and fearful. Starjik, King of Winter, steals Ivan's little brother and Ivan braves the bitter cold to find him. Will he be able to save his brother?




Year 4 English 'The Borrowers'

This is Year 4's focus book for the half term. It is all about a tiny family who live beneath the floorboards of an old Victorian house. Arrietty is the daughter of the Clock family and she is desperate to go and explore the upstairs world. What do you think could happen?

Year 3's Science topic is 'Michael Faraday'.

In Year 3 we are studying the scientist Michael Faraday.  He was a Victorian scientist credited with inventing the electric motor and electromagnets.  We will find out about his life, what he achieved and his lasting legacy!

Year 4's Science topic - Thomas Edison

In Year 4, we are looking at our scientist study. The scientist we will look at is Thomas Edison, the inventor of the electric lightbulb! We will study what his other inventions are and how they have affected our lives today.

Great Innovators: "Thomas Edison and the Light Bulb," by StoryBots