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School Name

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

This Is Us
Annual Attendance
• F1 Cygnet Class AM 88.5%
• F1 Cygnet Class PM 88.5%
• F2 Flamingo Class 91.4%
• F2 Starling Class 89.8%
• Y1 Robin Class 91.8%
• Y1 Wren Class 95.4%
• Y2 Owl Class 91.5%
• Y2 Woodpecker Class 92.8%
• Y3 Hummingbird Class 95.8%
• Y3 Merlin Class 96.5%
• Y4 Peacock Class 96.3%
• Y4 Raven Class 96.9%
• Y5 Macaw Class 94.7%
• Y5 Penguin Class 96.4%
• Y6 Kestrel Class 96.1%
• Y6 Kingfisher Class 94.2%

Autumn 1 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.

-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.

-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

-Developing punches, kicks, blocks and stances.
-Learning the Japanese phrases.
-Building stamina.
-Improving stretching techniques and flexibility.

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

-Saying the colours in French using the correct pronunciation.
-Describing different objects and people e.g. hair colour, eye colour, height etc.

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.
-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

-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

-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
-Understanding the rules around using commas

-Read words with prefixes and suffixes
-Listening to and discussing fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays and reference books.
-Use dictionaries to check meanings of words
-Identify themes in books
-Summarising ideas in books
-Discussing books with other children
This Is Us
Annual Attendance
• F1 Cygnet Class AM 88.5%
• F1 Cygnet Class PM 88.5%
• F2 Flamingo Class 91.4%
• F2 Starling Class 89.8%
• Y1 Robin Class 91.8%
• Y1 Wren Class 95.4%
• Y2 Owl Class 91.5%
• Y2 Woodpecker Class 92.8%
• Y3 Hummingbird Class 95.8%
• Y3 Merlin Class 96.5%
• Y4 Peacock Class 96.3%
• Y4 Raven Class 96.9%
• Y5 Macaw Class 94.7%
• Y5 Penguin Class 96.4%
• Y6 Kestrel Class 96.1%
• Y6 Kingfisher Class 94.2%