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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Annual Attendance
  • F1 Canary Class AM
  • F1 Canary Class PM
  • F2 Heron Class 97.1%
  • F2 Kingfisher Class 97%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 96.3%
  • Y1 Penguin Class 97.4%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 97.9%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 97%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.5%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 98.5%
  • Y4 Kestrel Class 97.9%
  • Y4 Red Kite Class 97.8%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 96.8%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 96.8%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 96.7%
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Autumn Overview

Maths 

 

Place Value

-Place value within 1000 

-Counting in hundreds
-Partitioning numbers in 100s, 10s and 1s.
-Find 100, 10 and 1 more or less. 
-Compare and order numbers up to 1000. 
-Count in 50s. 
 
Addition and Subtraction 1 
-Add and subtract ones and tens to and from 3-digit numbers. 
-Add and subtract 2 digit numbers and 3-digit numbers. 
-Learn when to exchange 1, 10s and 100s. 
-Add and subtract using mental and written methods. 
 
Addition and Subtraction 2 
-Recognise when we need to exchange. 
-Exchange across more than one column.
-Learn how to check our answers in different ways
 -Use bar models to solve one and two step problems.
 
 Multiplication and Division 
-Recognise when groups are equal and when they are not. 
-Learn the 3,4 and 8 times table.
-Find a simple remainder when a number is divided. 
-Use a bar model to solve multiplication and division problems. 
 

Computing

 

-Gain word processing skills: 
-Print screen 
-Snipping tool 
-Printing 
-Copy and paste 
-Researching
-Keyboard skills 
-Changing text -Aligning text 
-Saving work 
-Bullets and numbering 
-Keyboard shortcuts
 -Text boxes

 

Coding

 

-Investigating how computers work.
-Researching the history of Computing.
-Learning how algorithms are used.
-Creating simple algorithms.
-Decomposition-breaking problems down.
-Finding information using the internet-using research skills.

 

Physical Education

Led by Mr Scott

 

Fundamental skills
-Wide variety of movements (sprinting, running, hopping, throwing, catching).
Invasion Games
-Attacking, defending strategies, invading opposition territory, using tactics.

 

Swimming
-Developing different strokes.
-Swim a length unaided.
-Enter and exit the water safely.
-Gain floating and treading water skills.
-Learn about the Water Safety Code

 

Karate

Led by Sensei Dave

 
'To promote respect, fitness and to teach the children the ancient art of Karatedo.'
Oizuki (Kette) Lunge Punch - Front Snap Kick
Gyakuzuki (Kette) Reverse Punch - Front Snap Kick
Junzuki - No - Tsukomi Leaning Forward Step Punch
Gyakuzuki - No - Tsukomi Reverse Leaning Forward Step Punch
Mawashigeri - Chudan Roundhouse Kick - Middle Level
Sokuto - Chudan Side Kick - Middle Level
Tokyoku No.2
Combinations 1. Maegeri - Sokuto - Gyakuzuki Front Snap Kick - Side Kick  - Roundhouse Kick
2. Maegeri - Mawashigeri - Sokuto (chudan) Leaning Forward Step Punch
One Sanbon of Club Instructor’s making (Sanbon is a defence consisting of at least three moves). Kata: Pinan Ichi

 

Religious Education

 

Christianity
-Explain Christian beliefs
-Recite the 10 Commandments
-Explain the concept of trinity
-Name places that are important to Christians
-Explain why some places are significant to Christians
-Understand the different denominations within Christianity
-Explain why the Holy Book is important to Christians
-Understand the different signs and symbols in Christianity 
 
Hinduism
-Understand the main beliefs of Hinduism
-Discuss the different Gods
-Explain the story of Rama and Sita
-Research the Rangoli pattern.
-Discuss the different places of worship
-Explain the importance of Dance in Hinduism

 

SMSC

 

-Negotiation strategies
-Rules and changing rules
-Their views on current issues
-Identifying positive things about themselves and their achievements
-Identify a range of jobs carried out by people they know

 

French

Led by Madam Walsh

 

-Saying the colours in French using the correct pronunciation.
-Describing different objects and people e.g. hair colour, eye colour, height etc.
-Using adjectives to add detail to nouns in French. 

 

Science-working Scientifically

 

-Conducting experiments by following instructions.
-Writing down the method for each test (aim, predictions, method, results, conclusions).
-Carrying out a fair test.
-Understanding variables that can affect an experiment.
-Making predictions based on prior knowledge and explaining their reasoning.
-Discussing the outcome of each experiment.
 -Investigating density and dissolving.
-Setting up enquiries/tests
-Using equipment
-Recording Data-using bar charts, tally charts and graphs.
-Presenting Data-finding out about why it is important to record and analyse data.
-Using Scientific data to answer questions about scientific concepts (dissolving, density).
-Writing their own questions to further their understanding.
-Link  to Topic- Creating their own potions and making a spell book.

 

History-British Royalty throughout History


-How the Normans came to rule Britain in 1066.
-Using historical sources to find out historical information (letters, diary entries, tapestry etc).
-Finding out about King John's reign and understanding the significance of the Magna Carta.
-Understand why King Henry VIII wanted a heir (understanding different historical vocabulary, asking questions to further their understanding).
-Understand why Queen Anne unified the countries of Great Britain (discussions and debates).
-Understand how and why the British Empire was formed (research techniques)
-Answer questions about the current Royal Family (comparing royalties of the past with present day royalty).


Geography

 

-Locating English cities on a map (describing the location of cities  using compass directions, understanding the different purposes of maps)
-Following and giving directions using a compass.
-Understand the stages of the water cycle (use geographical terminology to describe how rain occurs.)
 -Physical and human characteristics of different places (research the physical features of different landscapes).
Recognising human characteristics of different places-working in groups to understand and present information about: settlements, land use and trading.

 

Art

 

-Sketching techniques-showing different pencil strokes and shading methods.
-Using chalk effectively-how chalk can be used to create different affects.
-Using shapes to create an abstract image inspired by Kadinsky.
-Drawing simple designs-researching products that are on the market and using these designs and ideas to create our own.
-Sketching birds-following step by step instructions to create an owl.


Design and Technology

 

-Researching a product (board games)
-Plan and draw annotated sketches of a product
-Design and make a board game
-Design and create game pieces by combining different materials.
-Create rules and instructions for the game
-Design the box for the board game
-Evaluate the board game

 

Music

 

-Play a range of instruments with accuracy and control.
-Perform from simple, standard notation.
-Sing in a group in time and in tune with the music.
-Understand a range of musical vocabulary

 

English

 

-Asking appropriate questions to find out more about a character
-Describing characters-discussing character's feelings, appearance and personality using descriptive language.
-Developing editing techniques using assessment checklists
-Using expanded nouns to add detail to their writing
-Acting out character's feelings using drama skills
-Writing dialogue using the appropriate punctuation
-Using thesauruses to up level vocabulary
-Writing letters using appropriate layout
-Writing instructions using fronted adverbials to order the steps.
-Writing fantasy stories using the appropriate narrative sturcture.

 

SPaG

-Add Prefixes and suffixes accuartely.
-Recognise and remember the spelling of common homophones
-Misspelled words
-Spelling-learning different spelling rules.
-Using a dictionary
-Using paragraphs and understand the purpose for paragraphs
-Heading and subheading
-Understanding the rules around using commas

 

Reading

-Read words with prefixes and suffixes
-Reading common exception words
-Listening to and discussing fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays and reference books.
-Use dictionaries to check meanings of words
-Identify themes in books
-Ask questions about what they are reading
-Summarising ideas in books
-Discussing books with other children
Annual Attendance
  • F1 Canary Class AM
  • F1 Canary Class PM
  • F2 Heron Class 97.1%
  • F2 Kingfisher Class 97%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 96.3%
  • Y1 Penguin Class 97.4%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 97.9%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 97%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.5%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 98.5%
  • Y4 Kestrel Class 97.9%
  • Y4 Red Kite Class 97.8%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 96.8%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 96.8%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 96.7%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • George Huthart
  • Catherine Bartlett
  • Camilla Mercer
  • Megan Williams
  • Lynne North
  • Sally Townsend
  • Kelly Whittington

CEOP

Awards

  • Food for life
  • QES
  • Healthy Schools
  • Eco Schools
  • Outcomes School Award
  • Ofsted
  • Pupil Premium 2015
  • National Support School
  • The Primary Network
  • Pupil Premium 2016
  • Artsmark
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