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River Primary School

River Primary School


​​​​​​Term 5 - Rocks, Soil and Fossils


This term, we will be learning about rocks, soil and fossils. This will include exploring their properties and learning about how they are formed. The learning objectives for this unit of work are as follows:


  • Compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties.

  • Describe in simple terms how fossils are formed when things that have lived are trapped within rock.

  • Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.