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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 96.4%
  • F2 Kingfisher Class 96.5%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 96.7%
  • Y1 Penguin Class 97.2%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 97.9%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 96.8%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.1%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 98.1%
  • Y4 Kestrel Class 97.5%
  • Y4 Red Kite Class 97.8%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 96.3%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 96.9%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 96.4%
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Spring Overview

Maths

 

Multiplication and Division 2
-Compare multiplication and division statements using inequality.
-Know multiplication facts to solve other multiplication problems.
-Find multiplication and division fact families.
-Learn to multiply and divide by partitioning.
-Solve mixed multiplication and division problems including multi-step problems.

 

Money
-Record money in pounds and pence.
-Convert money
-Add and subtract amounts of money
-Solve problems that include ones finding change

 

Statistics
-Present information in different ways
-Use pictograms, bar charts and tables
-Answer questions based on information that is presented in different ways.

 

Length
-Measure lengths in millimetres, centimetres and metres.
-Compare lengths
-Add and subtract lengths
-Measure the perimeter of a shape
-Learn about equivalent lengths

 

Fractions
-Make a whole with unit and non-unit fractions
-Explore tenths as fractions
-Understand fractions as numbers
-Calculate fractions as a set of objects

 

Computing

 

-Debugging simple programs using Scratch.
-Solving problems using decomposition.
-Following sequences using Scratch.
-Writing instructions using Word.
-Making programmes using Scratch and Hopscotch.
-Repeating programmes using Scratch.
-Interpreting algorithms

 

Physical Education

Led by Mr Scott

 

Football
-Learning about possession
-Developing techniques to maintain possession of the ball
-Developing running techniques
-Learning about how to shield the ball in different ways
-Different dribbling skills
-Developing defending strategies with the ball.

 

Tennis
-Ralley-developing forehand and backhand
-Volleying and serving techniques
-Scoring and umpiring

 

Karate

Led by Sensei Dave

-Developing punching and kicking techniques.
-Improving stamina.
-Developing stance and blocking.
-Improving flexibility.
-Learning Japanese phrases.

 

Art

Led by Mr Slaney

 

-Sketching skills-pencil and charcoal
-Clay-Grecian vases
-Paint-using different kinds of paints (acrylic/water colours)
-Famous architects and designers.

 

Music

Led by Mr Bellingham

 

-Play a range of instruments with accuracy and control.
-Sing in a group or on their own, with expression, awareness of others and in tune.
-Play instruments with fluency and expression to reflect the intentions of the music.
-Listen carefully and perform accurately from memory.
-Identify music from different traditions.
-Talk about famous composers and musicians.
- Express opinions about music using the appropriate vocabulary.

 

RE

 

Hinduism
-Background of Guru Nanak and how his life has been celebrated
-Discuss the significant of Guru Nanak and discuss the celebration of Guru Nanak.
-Retell the story of Guru Nanak

 

SMSC

 

-Understand that their actions affect themselves and others
-Able to emphasise with another viewpoint
-Consolidate understanding of differences and similarities between people

 

French

Led by Madame Walsh

 

-Describe objects and people using adjectives.
-Learn different gender terminology.
-Link to Ancient Greek History (learning how to say different Greek phrases in French).

 

Science


-Understanding the concept of light and how it reflects.
-Understand the importance of sun protection and the different types of light (UVA UVB).
-Understand how shadows are created and why the position of the shadow changes throughout the day.

 

Magnets
-Investigating how magnets work.
-How magnets are used in machinery.
-How magnets attract and repel.

 

Every day materials
-Properties of materials.
-How different materials are used in manufacturing.
-Investigate the different types of materials for specific purposes.

 

Scientific vocabulary
-Create a scientific glossary. This will be added to each lesson.

 

Geography

 

Climate zones
-Compare different climate zones (Greece and the UK)
-Understand the concept of latitude.

 

Equator

- 8 points on a compass
-Grid reference
-Map symbols

 

History

 

-Historical vocabulary (empire, peasantry)
-Describe features of historical events
-Ordering events using a timeline
-Using a range of sources to find historical information (discussing the accuracy and reliability).
-Comparing different time periods
-How events can be interpreted differently based on different viewpoints.

 

English

 

-Writing Ancient Greek myths using the appropriate narrative structure
-Fact files on Greek legends using the appropriate layout and language
-Researching Pandora's box and writing a story based on this.
-Use research skills to write fact files on Greek artefacts
-Use drama skills to perform an advertisement based on Greek vases.
-Poster selling a Greek vase using persuasive language.
-Writing Greek stories using the appropriate narrative structure.
-Comparison texts of different Greek Gods using the appropriate vocabulary.
-Recount of a day in the life of Alexander the Great.
-Use questioning skills to prepare an interview
-Use informative vocabulary to write a script for a History documentary
-Use headings and research skills to write a biography of Alexander the Great

 

SPaG

 

-Add prefixes and suffixes to root words accurately.
-Recognise and remember common homophones
-Practice misspelled words
-Recognise the different spelling rules
-Using a dictionary to check the meaning of words.
-Using paragraphs accurately
-Use heading and subheading to organise information
-Use commas accurately

 

Reading

-Read words with prefixes and suffixes fluently.
-Read common exception words
-Listen to and discuss 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 96.4%
  • F2 Kingfisher Class 96.5%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 96.7%
  • Y1 Penguin Class 97.2%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 97.9%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 96.8%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 97.1%
  • Y3 Merlin Class 98.1%
  • Y4 Kestrel Class 97.5%
  • Y4 Red Kite Class 97.8%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
  • Y5 Toucan Class 96.3%
  • Y6 Bluejay Class 96.9%
  • Y6 Goldfinch Class 96.4%

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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