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English

Poetry
  • Type: List poem
  • Text: ‘Bradley’ 
  • Focus: Manipulated Clauses 

Fiction
  • Type: Dilema Story
  • Text: There’s a Boy in the Girls Bathroom
  • Focus: Characterisation and dialogue

Non-fiction
  • Type: Recount –Diary (and formal letter)
  • Text: There’s a Boy in the Girls Bathroom
  • Focus: Short sentences and capital letters for effect

Maths

  • Place Value 
  • Addition and Subtraction 
  • Multiplication and Division
  • Geometry: Position of Shapes

Topics

I.D.
The children will be learning more about themselves and their own identity as well as crimes scenes and how identity is established when a crime in committed.

In Science, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:  
  • Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood 
  • Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function 
  • Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans. 

In Computing, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:  
  • Use search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content 
  • Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact. 

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]
  • About great artists, architects and designers in history. 
In Geography, the National Curriculum objectives that will be covered are:  
  • Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe features studied 
  • Use fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies. 
  • Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region within North or South America.
  • Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle. 
  • Describe and understand key aspects of 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 and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression 
  • Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory 

Revolution
The children will be learning all about the industrial revolution and the Victorian era. This will include dressing up and having a Victorian school day in school.

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 
  • Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help* 
  • Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures 
  • Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases* 
  • Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing 
  • 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 Christianity and exploring some key questions:
  • What is worship and when does it take place?
  • How do Christians talk to God?
  • What is fasting?

PSHE

In PSHE, the children will:
  • Be able to identify goals for the year ahead.
  • Understand their fears and worries about the future and know how to express them. 
  • Know that there are universal rights for all children but for many children these rights are not met.
  • Understand that their actions affect other people locally and globally.
  • Make choices about their own behaviour because I understand how rewards and consequences feel and I understand how these relate to my rights and responsibilities.
  • Understand how an individual’s behaviour can impact on a group.
  • Understand how democracy and having a voice benefits the school community.

PE

In PE lessons, the children will be doing football 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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