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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

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Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 90.1%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 90.1%
  • F2 Merlin Class 93.8%
  • F2 Rock Pipit Class 93.1%
  • Y1 Wren Class 94.8%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 93.2%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 93.7%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 93.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 95.2%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 95.5%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 95.7%
  • Y4 Owl Class 94.8%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 93.3%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 94%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 93.9%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 94.7%
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Autumn Term

Autumn Term 2 

How has travelling changed over time?

 

English:

 

       

 

Children will use a selection of focus texts to write letters to and from explorers. They will use pictures from stories to create a written narrative and begin to use story language. Children will also create non chronological reports linked to their explorer topic. 

 

Maths:

Children will take part in activities solving additions and subtractions within 10. They will also begin to use symbols linked to addition and subtraction. They will begin to share knowledge of 2 and 3D shapes, naming properties and using shapes in pictures.  

 

Science: 

Children will learn about the properties and uses of everyday materials. They will begin to group and select materials for different purposes. Children will also look closely and perform simple tests using different everyday materials. 

 

History: 

Children will take part in activities related to significant explorers and journeys of the past. They will begin to learn about famous expeditions and locate these on maps. Children will also use their new knowledge to think about the ways that explorers have changed the future world. 

 

Religious Education: 

Children will learn about themselves and caring for others. They will discuss the things that make them unique and think about the ways that we can care for others within our communities. Children will also be taught about examples of caring for others and exploring characteristics such as goodness, kindness, generosity and sharing.

 

Design Technology: 

Children will experiment with Making moving pictures using sliders and levers.

 

PSHE: 

Children will discuss and learn about feelings and emotions, relationships and being responsible. They will use 1Descision materials to think about meaningful scenarios within their everyday lives. 

 

Computing:

Children will learn about the importance of online safety and take part in discussion around what this means. They will discuss and identify technology that is used beyond the classroom and think about the ways in which we must act when online, ensuing that we keep ourselves and others safe. 

 

French:

Children will build on their knowledge of greetings and familiar words. They will practise their spoken French and understanding when taking part in simple conversations. They will then begin to think about numbers, for example telling people their own age. 

 

Physical Education: 

Children will take part in striking and fielding activities. They will experience games which include moving balls using different equipment. They will also experience basic bowling and fielding. 

 

SMSC/British Values: 

During assembly time children will learn more about the theme our wold. They will think about the following themes; 

Black History Week

Remembrance

Anti-Bullying Week

Diwali

Christmas

Autumn Term 1 

What does the word weather mean?

 

English:

 

      

 

Children will use a selection of focus texts to influence their descriptive writing. They will learn about the key features needed to ensure that their work makes sense and can be read by others. They will also practise sharing and collating ideas, working in small groups to think about the best use of vocabulary in their written work. 

 

Maths:

Children will take part in activities using numbers to and beyond 10. They will begin to sort, count and represent a selection of objects using numbers and will also begin thinking about counting forwards and backwards whilst finding one more and one less. Children will use a range of manipulatives such as cubes, counters and number lines to support their learning.  

 

Science: 

Children will learn about the seasonal changes that take place during Autumn and Winter. They will observe and describe types of weather, as well as drawing on their own personal experiences when making predictions. 

 

Geography: 

Children will take part in activities which give them experiences of wonderful weather. They will locate and name continents and oceans, as well as learning about types of weather found in other parts of our world. Children will also take part in activities which allow them to experience, observe and compare weather patterns. 

 

Religious Education: 

Children will learn about celebrations and why people celebrate. They will take part in activities which enable them to recognise, name and describe a selection of Christian celebrations as well as discussing their own celebrations and beliefs, saying why these are important. 

 

Art and Design:

Children will learn about the Vincent Van Gogh. They will practise techniques such as drawing using line, shape and form. Children will take part in activities allowing them to use their learning as inspiration for their own art work. 

 

Music: 

Children will be introduced to words such as rhythm and beat. They will take part in practical lessons which will enable them to clap to the beat of a song, as well as sing along. 

 

PSHE: 

Children will discuss and learn about the ways in which we can take care of ourselves and stay healthy. They will take part in group work, identifying the things that they are good at and setting personal goals for the year ahead. 

 

Computing:

Children will learn about the importance of online safety and take part in discussion around what this means. They will discuss and identify technology that is used beyond the classroom and think about the ways in which we must act when online, ensuing that we keep ourselves and others safe. 

 

French:

Children will build on their knowledge of greetings and familiar words. They will practise their spoken French and understanding when taking part in simple conversations. They will then begin to think about numbers, for example telling people their own age. 

 

Physical Education: 

Children will take part in athletic activities. They will experience games which include throwing, jumping and running. Children will begin to understand the skills needed to take part in different athletic events. 

 

SMSC/British Values: 

During assembly time children will learn more about the theme aiming high. They will think carefully about the Norbridge Pact and the values of our school. They will take part in activities linking these values to the values of our wider community. 

Healthy Eating Week 

Harvest 

 

 

This Is Us
Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 90.1%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 90.1%
  • F2 Merlin Class 93.8%
  • F2 Rock Pipit Class 93.1%
  • Y1 Wren Class 94.8%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 93.2%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 93.7%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 93.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 95.2%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 95.5%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 95.7%
  • Y4 Owl Class 94.8%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 93.3%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 94%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 93.9%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 94.7%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

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

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