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Norbridge Academy

‘Be The Best You Can Be’

This Is Us
Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 90.4%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 90.4%
  • F2 Merlin Class 93.1%
  • F2 Rock Pipit Class 94.7%
  • Y1 Wren Class 95%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 93.6%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 93.8%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 93.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 95.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 95.8%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 95.7%
  • Y4 Owl Class 94.9%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 93.8%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 93.5%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 94.6%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 94.9%
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Spring Term

Spring Term 2

What tales can a tree tell?

 

English: 

Our focus text will be Tree by Britta Teckentrup. Children will use this text and supporting texts such as Bee, again by Britta Teckentrup for three main written outcomes. These will include poetry; using and creating rhyming texts and acrostic poems. Instructions; how to plant and care for a seed and recounts; creating a seed diary. 

 

   

 

Phonics: 

Children will continue to go to their Read, Write Inc. Phonics groups each day from 9:00-10:00. Whilst in these sessions children will continue to develop their phonic and reading ability. They will be supported by a range of different texts which they will bring home to share/ 

 

Maths: 

Children will focus on the remaining two key themes for the Spring Term which are; Measurement (Length and Height) and Measurement (Weight and Volume). They will investigate and explore using a range of manipulatives and practical resources. This will provide children with hands on experience and discussion opportunity. 

 

Science: 

Children will learn about plants. They will identify and name a selection of wild and garden plants as well as exploring our outdoor areas to observe changes across seasons. 

 

Geography:

Children will learn more about our school and local area. They will think about their immediate surroundings and locate Worksop on a map. They will also take part in activities identifying and comparing other places to the area in which they live. 

 

PSHE: 

Our PSHE focus will be staying healthy. Children will learn about a range of ways to keep their minds and bodies healthy as well as taking part in practical activities and discussions based on healthy and unhealthy choices. 

 

Religious Education: 

We will be exploring the enquiry question; What can we learn from the Qur'an? We will discuss religious vocabulary as well as learning about prophet stories and their meanings. We will also think about the values that we can take from prophet stories and how these can be applied to every day life. 

 

Art and Design: 

We will begin to learn about sculpture and the artists Michelle Reader and Andy Goldsworthy. We will discuss and understand more about the ways that artists use this form to express and how recycled art is created. 

 

Music: 

Our focus in Music will be to keep a steady beat with a percussion instrument, learn about Kodaly rhythms, understand what pitch is and learn how to follow a conductor.

 

Computing: 

Children will use programmes to save, store and retrieve their creations. 

 

French: 

Children will build on existing skills within their spoken French language. They will take part in activities using new vocabulary to talk about age, family and animals.

 

Physical Education: 

Children will focus on two key concepts; basketball and rugby. They will build on existing skills in dribbling, passing and shooting as well as basic scoring and rules. 

Spring Term 1

How has my high street changed over time?

 

English: 

Our focus text will be The Tiger Who Came for Tea by Judith Kerr. Children will use this text and supporting texts such as The House that Once Was by Julie Fogliano and Lane Smith to write for a range of purposes. These will include: Narrative: writing stories with familiar settings, Non-Chronological Reports: A report about tigers.

 

  

 

Phonics: 

Children will continue to go to their Read, Write Inc. Phonics groups each day from 9:00-10:00. Whilst in these sessions children will continue to develop their phonic and reading ability. They will be supported by a range of different texts which they will bring home to share/ 

 

Maths: 

Children will focus on four key themes within the Spring Term. These are; Place value within 50, Addition and subtraction (within 20), Measurement (Length and Height) and Measurement (Weight and Volume).

 

Science: 

Children will learn about Animals including Humans. They will be able to identify and name parts of the body and senses as well as describing features of animals and humans. Children will also learn to think scientifically by asking questions, performing simple tests and gathering and recording information.

 

History: 

Where we live. Children will take part in enquiry based learning, looking at local history. We will be thinking about our homes, local shops and town and how they have changed over time. Children will learn about local significant events and male comparisons between our town in the past and now.

 

PSHE: 

Our focus will be keeping safe and road safety. We will learn about keeping healthy by using good personal hygiene and about looking out for hazards in the roads.

 

SMSC: 

We will be looking at thinking positively and having a positive mind-set. We will take part in activities around children’s mental health week and safer internet day.

 

Religious Education: 

Children will learn Christian beliefs and teachings. We will learn about a number of bible stories and discuss the meaning of each story for Christians. We will learn about the importance of bible stories and how they help Christians to know who Jesus was.

 

Art and Design: 

Artist Focus: L.S. Lowry. Children will learn about our new focus artist, the type of art he did and his impact on industrial art.

 

Music: 

Our focus in Music will be to keep a steady beat with a percussion instrument, learn about Kodaly rhythms, understand what pitch is and learn how to follow a conductor.

 

Computing: 

Children will use programmes such a word processer to create a story. We will learn to use technology purposefully and to retrieve information online.

 

French: 

Children will build on existing skills within their spoken French language. They will take part in activities using new vocabulary to talk about age, family and animals.

 

Physical Education: 

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

 

This Is Us
Annual Attendance
  • F1 Sparrow Class AM 90.4%
  • F1 Sparrow Class PM 90.4%
  • F2 Merlin Class 93.1%
  • F2 Rock Pipit Class 94.7%
  • Y1 Wren Class 95%
  • Y1 Parakeet Class 93.6%
  • Y2 Peacock Class 93.8%
  • Y2 Woodpecker Class 93.5%
  • Y3 Flamingo Class 95.4%
  • Y3 Hummingbird Class 95.8%
  • Y4 Bluebird Class 95.7%
  • Y4 Owl Class 94.9%
  • Y5 Macaw Class 93.8%
  • Y5 Penguin Class 93.5%
  • Y6 Kingfisher Class 94.6%
  • Y6 Toucan Class 94.9%

Safegaurding Information

Designated Safeguarding Leads

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

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