KS3 Topic September 2020

Hola Mexico!

Bienvenido a México! Welcome to Mexico!

Join us as we explore this very unique colourful country, rich in culture and full of mind blowing history!

The main focus of this topic will be geography and history with the development of English language skills throughout.

We shall learn all about the ancient civilizations of the Mayans and the Aztecs, the conquest of the Spaniards and finally how Mexico gained her independence.

Pupils will use maps, grid references and graphs to discover the very diverse landscapes and climates of this country.

In maths pupils will be using algebra skills to solve simple equations and identify sequences. They will represent and interpret data from a range of diagrams, timetables and graphs and there will the opportunity to develop their numerical reasoning through these skills.

In science we shall be learning all about light and sound learning all about the electromagnetic spectrum. We shall also be looking closely at the eye and ear and how they function.

In Art we shall be designing and making our own Lucha Libre masks.


Rights Respecting Schools

As well as covering the articles for the half term which are: -

Article 28 – Right to an Education

Article 4 – Rights are respected by Government

We can also look at the following rights for this topic:

Article 7 – Right to a name and nationality

Article 8 – The government should respect your right to a name, nationality and family

Article 14 – right to follow your own religion