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Our curriculum


 

TERM 1

TERM 2

TERM 3

Text

Charlotte’s Web, E.B.White 

Bill’s New Frock, Anne Fine

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo

Unit Title

Farm Frenzy

Mighty Me

 

Engage/Hook

Debate using first part of the book.

Dress up/Mirror experience

Rabbit tea party/ toys

Additional Experiences

Cannon Hall Farm

Doncaster Museum?

 

Outcomes

(including published work)

Landscapes in different media, paint, fabric.

Working scientifically to answer enquiry questions.

Geographical and seasonal farming.

Using atlases and have an understanding of continents, countries, cities, towns and villages.

Use knowledge of seasonal fruit and healthy eating to design, create and evaluate a fruit salad.

 

 

Spoken Language

 

 

 

Drama

 

 

 

Reading

Fluency

Vocabulary

Prediction

Inferences

Retrieval

 

 

 

Writing

Fiction

Setting

Character description

Finding and Losing Story

 

Non-Fiction

Persuasive Letter.

Diary entry.

Non-chronological report.

 

 

Mathematics

Maths Mastery

Reasoning with 4 digit numbers

Addition and subtraction

Multiplication and Division

 

Times tables

 

 

Science

Living things and their habitats

Classification of living things

Environmental living things

Animals including humans

Food chains

Teeth and eating

Digestion

 

States of Matter

 Looking at states.

Sound

What’s that sound?

Pitch

Vibrations

 

Electricity

Power it up

Circuits

Art & Design

Painting

Creating colours.

Texture.

Textiles

Sewing skills.

Knowledge

David Hockney styles.

Greater Depth

Critique their own and others’ work.

Experiment with different materials.

Drawing figures

Human body

 

Clay

Oil lamps – design Roman mosaics

 

Collage

Roman mosaics

 

Printing

 

 

Sketching

Clocks

 

Digital art

Melting clocks

Computing

Digital Literacy

Research using search engines.

Creating fact files manipulating text.

Greater Depth

Design and create content on a computer in response to a given goal.

Presentation

E-Safety

 

Databases

Sound

Algorithms and programming Coding

 

Animation

DT

Bread

Design

A product with a detailed plan.

Make

Using equipment and tools accurately.

Evaluate

Self-assessment. Next steps and improvements.

Cooking and nutrition

Hygiene and safety.

Presentation.

Mouldable materials

Roman Oil Lamps

Electrical and components

Lighthouse.

Geography

Geographical Enquiry

Features of cities and villages.

Using atlas and globes.

Physical Geography

Physical features of cities and villages.

Human Geography

Explain why people live in cities and villages.

Geographical Knowledge

Countries in the EU.

UK cities.

Local study identify a local issue and suggest ways to improve a locality.

Atlases and globes- America.

History

Knowledge an interpretation

Explain how events from the past have helped shaped our lives.

Technology in farming has changed by developments and inventions.

Plot recent history on a timeline.

Local study- Romans and Doncaster

Differences between the lives of wealthy people and poor people.

Compare different view points.

Foreign Language

Greetings

Farm animals
Weather

Food

Christmas

Who am I?

Likes and dislikes

Where you live

School subjects

Feelings

Numbers 1-60

Routines

Sports

Music

Study Danny Elfman – music writer for film.

Score study – introduction to language of music, theory and composition. Learning basic instrumental skills by playing tunes in varying styles.

-         (Charanga sp 1)

-         Music Express – Y4 Unit 6 animal magic.

Reading notes and playing: Recorder Playing

Recognise different sound sources, explore and respond to different sound sources, focused listening, exploring and controlling instruments. Developing empathy in music – identify songs/ lyrics that show empathy and understanding. Billy Elliott. Explore different songs – Expressing yourself. Theatre exploration – pantomime vs theatre. Male roles vs. female roles.

Composition: Song writing linked to express yourself and this is me.

Production: Beauty and the Beast

Exploring the boom whackers and hand chimes to build the children’s music knowledge using a range of instruments.

Explore music of famous America composers. Compare and contrast to British composers.

Explore America music festivals – create our music festival.

Composition: Music for festival

Playing and performance: Festival

Term 3b – Performance showcase to families.

Physical Education

Dodgeball

Netball

Football

Basketball

Swimming

Athletics

Rounders

Athletics

Cricket

Dance

 

Dance taken from Billy Elliott.

Festival dancing.

PSHE

Being Me in My World

Celebrating Differences

Dreams and Goals

Healthy Me

Relationships

Changing Me

Religious Education

Believing

Why is Jesus inspiring others?

Expressing/Celebrations

Festivals e.g. Diwali, Christmas.

Living

What does it mean to be a ---- today in Britain?

Living

What can we learn from religions about deciding what is right and wrong?  

Expressing

Why do some people say life is a journey and what significant events mark it?

Global Citizenship

Empathy

Commitment to social justice and equity

Sustainable development

Concern for the environment and commitment to sustainable development

Value diversity

Sense of identity and self esteem

Commitment to social justice and equity

Identity and diversity

Self-reflection and awareness

Value diversity

Ability to manage complexity and uncertainty

Value diversity