Autumn 1 Overview
-Place value within 1000
-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.
-Wide variety of movements (sprinting, running, hopping, throwing, catching).
-Attacking, defending strategies, invading opposition territory, using tactics.
-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
Led by Sensei Dave
-Learning the Japanese phrases.
-Improving stretching techniques and flexibility.
-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
-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
-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
Led by Madam Walsh
-Describing different objects and people e.g. hair colour, eye colour, height etc.
-Using adjectives to add detail to nouns in French.
-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
-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).
-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.
-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
-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
-Perform from simple, standard notation.
-Sing in a group in time and in tune with the music.
-Understand a range of musical vocabulary
-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.
-Recognise and remember the spelling of common homophones
-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 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