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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

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Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 94.6%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 94.6%
  • F2 Merlin Class 95.4%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 95.8%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.8%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 96.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 96.9%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 98%
  • Y4 Owl Class 97.4%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.7%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 96.5%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 97.9%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.7%
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Autumn Term

Autumn Term 

Autumn Term 2 - Where will your journeys take you?

 

English: Our focus text will be The Everywhere Bear by Julia Donaldson. Children will use this text and supporting texts such as Journey By Aaron Becker to write for different purposes. They will begin to use their own ideas and imagination when writing letters from explorers. They will also begin to think about non chronological reports linked to significant people and explorers. 

 

        

 

Phonics: Children will recap all sounds learnt so far within Phases 2, 3 and 5. They will then begin to extend their knowledge, learning alternative ways of writing sounds that they already know. Children will also be encouraged to use their phonic knowledge independently within their writing and when reading.  

 

Maths: Children will focus on four key themes within the Autumn Term. These are; Place value within 10, place value within 20, addition and subtraction within 10 and a wider knowledge of shapes and their properties. 

 

Science: Children will learn about seasonal changes. They will take part in activities observing and describing weather and patterns. They will also use their science based knowledge to gather and record data linked to weather and seasons. 

 

History: Children will learn about significant individuals from the past. They will focus their learning around explorers, locating famous journeys and expeditions from history. 

 

Geography: Children will learn more about their world. They will begin to think about travellers and explorers and the places visited by these individuals. They will also identify the physical and human changes within the areas of focus journeys. 

 

PSHE: Our focus will be health and wellbeing. Children will learn more about how to look after their own health and wellbeing as well as thinking about the ways that we can discuss feelings. 

 

SMSC: Children will take part in activities which are focussed on teamwork. They will also think about wider school events such as Remembrance. 

 

Religious Education: Children will discuss gift and giving. They will begin to think about messages at Christmas and consider reasons why Christmas matters to Christians.  

 

Art and Design: Children will focus on illustrations and will have a wider knowledge of colour including water colour. 

 

Music: Children will begin to use their musical skills when thinking about composers. They will work as a team/group to create and perform music. 

 

Computing: Children will learn to be safe when online and think about ways that they can help themselves to stay safe. Children will also have experience of using modern technology to retrieve information for multiple purposes.

 

French: Children will build on existing skills within their spoken French language. They will take part in activities using new greetings and responses and will also begin to take part in basic conversations.  

 

Physical Education: Children will focus on invasion games. They will develop their skills wider when thinking about games, rules and tactics. 

Autumn Term 1 - What matters to me the most?

 

English: Our focus text will be The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Children will use this text and supporting texts such as A Great Big Cuddle to write for different purposes. They will begin to use drama to act out the story, think about story settings and the way that stories are written. Children will also begin to think about non chronological reports linked to tigers. 

 

        

 

Phonics: Children will recap learning from previous phases (phases 2 and 3). They will play games, sing songs and use their phonics in everyday activities as well as extending their knowledge and learning new sounds within phase 5. Children will also be encouraged to use their phonic knowledge independently within their writing and when reading.  

 

Maths: Children will focus on four key themes within the Autumn Term. These are; Place value within 10, place value within 20, addition and subtraction within 10 and a wider knowledge of shapes and their properties. 

 

Science: Children will learn about animals including humans. They will take part in activities enabling them to name and describe a variety of common animals as well as taking part in experiments to enable them to gather and record information. 

 

History: Children will learn about changes within living memory. They will complete family trees and think about significant events in their lives and the lives of their family. 

 

Geography: Children will learn more about their local area and the environment around them. They will take part in activities learning more about their town and think about how the area has changed. Children will use different applications such as Google Earth to look at the area and find areas out of their town.

 

PSHE: Our focus will be health and wellbeing. Children will learn more about how to look after their own health and wellbeing as well as thinking about the ways that we can discuss feelings. 

 

SMSC: Children will take part in activities which set goals for the coming school year. They will be able to think about the things that make a positive learner and develop on these skills. 

 

Religious Education: Children will discuss friendships and think about the ways that they can be kind friends. They will focus separately on topics within Christianity and Buddhism. 

 

Art and Design: Children will focus on the artist Andy Warhol, thinking about the history of the artist and looking at features of his work. Children will then begin to create their own Warhol inspired pop art in the style of the artist. 

 

Music: Children will begin to use their voices expressively and creatively, singing a variety of songs.

 

Computing: Children will learn to be safe when online and think about ways that they can help themselves to stay safe. Children will also have experience of using modern technology to retrieve information for multiple purposes.

 

French: Children will build on existing skills within their spoken French language. They will take part in activities using new greetings and responses and will also begin to take part in basic conversations.  

 

Physical Education: Children will focus on fundamental skills within their P.E sessions. They will begin to experiment with throwing and catching as well as developing their existing skills when taking part in sports games. 

This Is Us
Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 94.6%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 94.6%
  • F2 Merlin Class 95.4%
  • F2 Sandpiper Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Firecrest Class 96.9%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 95.8%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 98.8%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 98.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 96.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 96.9%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 98%
  • Y4 Owl Class 97.4%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 96.7%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 96.5%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 97.9%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 96.7%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

  • George Huthart
  • Catherine Bartlett
  • Camilla Mercer
  • Rebecca Jackson
  • Lynne North
  • Sally Townsend
  • Kelly Whittington

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