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Curriculum Plan

Term 6 Curriculum 

 

English: We are continuing to use The Writing Rainbow and the Reading Rainbow. Our first writing topic will be based on the fiction text "The Incredible Book Eating Boy", and we will be reading non-fiction about Ancient Egypt.

 

Maths

In fluency, we will be practising number facts and our times tables (2,3,4,5,6,8 and 10 times tables)

We will be revising column addition and subtraction in preparation for Year 4, using it to solve problems. 

 

Science: How are organisms adapted to live in hot and cold environments or under the sea?

Geography: International trade and tourism

History: Ancient Egypt

Art/DT: Creating sculptures, designing and sewing juggling balls.

RE Christianity: What do Christians learn from the Creation story? 

PSHCE: Growing and Changing

French: Colours and foods

PE: Tennis (with expert tennis coach)

Music: Continuing to use musical notation including the staves and different lengths of note.

 

Term 5 Curriculum (April to May 2021)

 

English: We are continuing to use The Writing Rainbow and the Reading Rainbow. Our first writing topic will be based on the non-fiction text "The Street Beneath My Feet", and we will be writing our own explanation texts.

 

Maths

In fluency, we will be practising column addition and subtraction daily, as well as our times tables (2,3,4,5,6,8 and 10 times tables)

Fractions: 

Divide 100 into 2, 4, 5 and 10 equal parts, and read scales/number lines marked in multiples of 100 with 2, 4, 5 and 10 equal parts.

Interpret and write proper fractions to represent 1 or several parts of a whole that is divided into equal parts.

Find unit fractions of quantities using known division facts (multiplication tables fluency).

Reason about the location of any fraction up to 1 whole, on a numberline.

Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, within 1. (e.g. 1/4 +2/4)

 

Science: Practical Skills and Investigations

Geography: National and international transport

History: The Anglo Saxons and the Vikings in Britain

Art/DT: Drawing and sculpting the body.

RE Christianity: When Jesus left, what was the impact of Pentecost?

PSHCE: Rights and Responsibilities

French: Our School, days of the week and months of the year.

PE: Tennis (with expert tennis coach)

Music: Introducing musical notation including the staves and different lengths of note.

 

Term 4 Curriculum 

 

English: We are continuing to use The Writing Rainbow and the Reading Rainbow. Our first writing topic will be based on the story "The Lost Thing".

 

Maths

1.  Multiplication and Division, including multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100.

2. Practising addition and subtraction methods

 

 

Science: Plants

Geography: The Water Cycle: Weather, Water and Climate

History

  • We are continuing our study of The Roman Empire
  • Roman everyday life, food, clothing and beliefs

RE

Christianity: The Bible, Christian celebrations and Easter.

 

PSHCE: 

Keeping Safe

  • Hazards in the home
  • Fire Safety
  • Staying safe online

Keeping Healthy

  • Staying active
  • Images in the media

 

French: C'est moi! Talking about ourselves

PE: Teamwork and Tactics

 

Term 3 Curriculum 

 

English: We are continuing to use The Writing Rainbow and the Reading Rainbow. Our first writing topic will be based on the story "The Secret of Black Rock", and then we will be learning about non-fiction linking to our history and geography topics.

 

Maths

1.  2D and 3D shapes, angles

2. Statistics including pictograms and bar charts

3. Telling the time

 

Science: Light and Dark

Geography

  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Plate tectonics
  • Pacific Ring of Fire
  • Impact

History

  • The Roman Empire
  • Romans around the world
  • Roman Britain
  • Roman clues from the past

RE

The beliefs of Hinduism and Judaism

 

PSHCE: 

Keeping Safe

  • Managing risk
  • Drugs and their risks
  • Staying safe online

 

     

    Art: Henri Moore – Natural sculptures and the human form.

    French: Friends and Family

    PE: Hockey

     

     

     

    Term 2 Curriculum 

     

    English: We are continuing to use The Writing Rainbow and the Reading Rainbow, and will be writing our own time travel stories and poetry about the seasons.

     

    Maths

    1.  Multiplication: 2, 4 and 8 times tables and the relationship between them

    2. Column Addition

     

    Science: Raw and Synthetic Materials

     

    Geography:

    • Formation of landscapes, including weathering, rivers and mountains.

     

     History

    The Bronze Age and the Iron Age

     

    • Bronze age around the world
    • Bronze age clues from the past
    • Tools and weapons
    • Forts and Farming

     

     

    RE

    Understanding Christianity: 

    What is the Trinity?

    The Christmas story

    How light is celebrated and used as a symbol in different religions:

    • Divali
    • Hanukkah
    • Advent

     

    PSHCE: 

    Valuing Difference

    • Recognising and respecting diversity
    • Being respectful and tolerant

    Art: Painting techniques and observational drawing

    DT: Designing and making a poster with moving parts

    French: Counting in French and talking about ourselves

    PE: Netball

     

     

    Term 1 Curriculum

     

    English: We are beginning to use The Writing Rainbow and the Reading Rainbow, and will be writing based on the video Feast and the book Stone Age Boy. Our class novel this term is Stig of the Dump.

     

    Maths

    1. Composition and calculation: 100 and bridging 100
    2. Composition and calculation: three-digit numbers
    3. Securing mental strategies: calculation up to 999

     

    Science: Forces and magnetism

     

    Geography:

    • Describing maps of the world , including hemispheres, the tropics, latitude and longitude.
    • Europe -
    • Population
    • Rivers
    • Mountains

     

     History

    The Stone Age

    • Stone Age tools and weapons
    • Stone age hunter gatherers
    • Stone age clues from the past 

     

    RE

    Understanding Christianity: 

    People of God – What is it like to follow God?

    • Story of Noah; making and keeping promises (e.g. weddings and revisit baptism); getting rid of evil
    • Abraham, the challenge of following God and further exploration of the concept of covenant/promise; leaders and followers; giving things up for God

    Do Christians have to take communion?

     

    PSHCE: 

    Me and My Relationships

    • Rules
    • Cooperation
    •  Friendship

    Art: Self Portraits and observational drawing

    DT: Designing and making a kite which involves sawing and fixing materials together.

    French: Greetings and talking about ourselves.

    PE: Socially distanced skills practice (sprinting, jumping, throwing and dribbling) 

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