## Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

Annual Attendance
• F1 Canary Class AM
• F1 Canary Class PM
• F2 Heron Class 95.9%
• F2 Kingfisher Class 95.3%
• Y1 Parakeet Class 97%
• Y1 Penguin Class 96.7%
• Y2 Peacock Class 98%
• Y2 Woodpecker Class 96.6%
• Y3 Flamingo Class 97%
• Y3 Merlin Class 97.7%
• Y4 Kestrel Class 97%
• Y4 Red Kite Class 97.6%
• Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
• Y5 Toucan Class 96.1%
• Y6 Bluejay Class 97%
• Y6 Goldfinch Class 96%
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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

'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

## 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 95.9%
• F2 Kingfisher Class 95.3%
• Y1 Parakeet Class 97%
• Y1 Penguin Class 96.7%
• Y2 Peacock Class 98%
• Y2 Woodpecker Class 96.6%
• Y3 Flamingo Class 97%
• Y3 Merlin Class 97.7%
• Y4 Kestrel Class 97%
• Y4 Red Kite Class 97.6%
• Y5 Macaw Class 96.4%
• Y5 Toucan Class 96.1%
• Y6 Bluejay Class 97%
• Y6 Goldfinch Class 96%
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## Designated Safeguarding Leads

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

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