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English

Poetry
  • Type: Narrative/Ballard
  • Text: The Sea – James Reeves
  • Focus: Similes/Metaphors 

Fiction

  • Type: Cumulative
  • Text: Kasim and the Greedy Pirate 
  • Focus: Speech/Fronted Adverbial

Non-fiction
  • Type: Letter Writing
  • Text: Modelled Teacher Text (Letter) 
  • Focus: Persuasion

Maths

  • Number: Place Value 
  • Number: Addition and Subtraction 

Topics

Blue Abyss
The children will be travelling under the water to the Great Barrier Reef to explore habitats on the sea bed. We will be going to The Deep on 22.09.17.

In Science, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways 
  • Explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment.
  • Construct and interpret a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey.

In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs.
  • Select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information. 

In DT, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Use research to understand the design of innovative products.
  • In Art, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas 
  • To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]

In History, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally [for example, the Great Fire of London, the first aeroplane flight or events commemorated through festivals or anniversaries]. 

In Geography, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Identify the position and significance of latitude, longitude, Equator, Northern Hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, Arctic and Antarctic Circle, the Prime/Greenwich Meridian and time zones (including day and night).
  • Physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle 
  • Human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water. 

In Music, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices 
  • Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory. 

I am Warrior
 
The children will be learning about the Roman period of history and visiting Doncaster Museum. We will be celebrating with a dress up Roman Day.

Spanish

In Spanish, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:
  • Listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding 
  • Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases 
  • Broaden their vocabulary and develop their ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary 
 

RE

In RE, the children will be looking at Hinduism and exploring some key questions:
  • What beliefs do Hindu’s have?
  • What stories are important in Hinduism?
  • What symbols are important in Hinduism?
  • How do Hindu’s celebrate special times?
  • What is it like to be a member of a Hindu community?

PSHE

In PSHE, the children will understand:
  • how attitudes and actions make a difference to the class team.
  • who is in the school community, the roles they play and how they fit in.
  • how democracy works through the school council.
  • that actions affect themselves and others; I care about other people’s feelings and try to empathise with them.
  • how groups come together to make decisions.
  • how democracy and having a voice benefits the school community.

PE

In PE lessons, the children will be doing basketball to play competitive games, modified where appropriate and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending. In addition they will work on developing their flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance.


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