The children will be studying Baghdad, 900 C.E. in History. This world History topic will cover the rise of Islam, look at the location of Baghdad as a crossing point for traders, the importance of the river Tigris as well as consider Islamic art. It will allow children to build on concepts of power, religion, civilisation, and conflict. This unit will be followed by a study on The French Revolution.
Children will be learning about ‘Spatial Sense’ in Geography. The aim of this unit is to teach geographical language as well as skills such as locating places using coordinates and identifying elevation on relief maps. After half term, Geography will move on to the geography of North America.