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English Hot Like Fire Ice Palace Varjak Paw Jemmy Button The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane
Genres to be covered FICTION
Stories with a historical setting
Stories which raise issues or dilemmas
Stories in an imaginary world
Stories from other cultures
Play scripts
Narratives from different viewpoints
Character / setting descriptions
Diaries
NON-FICTION
Information texts
Newspaper
Persuasive texts
Explanation texts
Letters formal and informal
Recount
Note taking
Leaflets
POETRY
Performance poetry
Creating images
Exploring form
Language play
Mathematics 1. Mental addition and subtraction ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
2. Number and place value ; Mental addition and subtraction
3. Mental multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Written multiplication and division ; Fractions, ratio and proportion
4. Measurement ; Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions
5. Written addition and subtraction
6. Mental multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Fractions, ratio and proportion
7. Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions ; Number and place value ; Written addition and subtraction ; Mental addition and subtraction
8. Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions ; Measurement ; Statistics ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
9. Number and place value ; Written addition and subtraction ; Mental addition and subtraction
10. Mental multiplication and division ; Written multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
1. Number and place value ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
2. Written addition and subtraction ; Mental multiplication and division ; Written multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Measurement
3. Mental multiplication and division ; Fractions, ratio and proportion ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
4. Geometry: properties of shapes ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
5. Mental multiplication and division ; Written multiplication and division ; Mental addition and subtraction ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
6. Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions ; Number and place value ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Written addition and subtraction
7. Mental addition and subtraction ; Written addition and subtraction ; Measurement ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
8. Measurement ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
9. Number and place value ; Written addition and subtraction ; Mental addition and subtraction
10. Written multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Mental addition and subtraction ; Written addition and subtraction
1. Number and place value ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
2. Mental addition and subtraction ; Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions
3. Mental multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Number and place value ; Written multiplication and division ; Measurement
4. Number and place value ; Measurement ; Geometry: properties of shapes
5. Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Fractions, ratio and proportion
6. Mental addition and subtraction ; Mental multiplication and division ; Written multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra
7. Written addition and subtraction ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Mental addition and subtraction
8. Geometry: position and direction ; Statistics
9. Written multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Mental multiplication and division ; Fractions, ratio and proportion ; Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions
10. Mental multiplication and division ; Problem solving, reasoning and algebra ; Written multiplication and division ;
Science Living Things and Habitats Recognise living things can be grouped in a variety of ways
Identify and name plants and animals, using classification keys to assign them to groups
Recognise the effects of environmental change on habitats and that this can pose a danger
States of Matter Compare and group together materials
Explain that some materials change state by heating and cooling
Know about evaporation and condensation
Electricity Describe the use of electricity
Construct a simple circuit
Know that some materials conduct electricity using comparative tests.
Investigate circuits using switches, insulators and conductors.
Sound Know how we hear.
Identify how sounds are made (vibrations)
Describe how sounds change volume according to distance & strength of vibrations.
Investigate pitch of sound and features of objects that produced it.
Animals including humans Identify and name basic parts of the digestive system
Identify the functions of different types of teeth
Identify and name living things that can be grouped together as producers, consumers, predator, prey, herbivores, carnivores and omnivores
Explain using food chains how feeding relationships occur.

 
Computing We are HTML editors
Computer networks
We are co-authors
Communication/collaboration
We are software developers
Programming
We are toy designers
Computational thinking
We are meteorologists
Productivity
We are musicians
Creativity
Religious Education Christianity
Parables of Jesus
Christmas Unwrapped
Looking at the story from the Gospels and with the help of special Christmas cards
Islam
Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

The Qu’ran
Introduction to the Five Pillars of Muslim life
Christianity Signs and symbols Easter
(sacrifice)
Islam
The Five Pillars of Muslim life:

The Shahadah
Prayer (salat)
Fasting (sawm)
Charity (zakat)
Pilgrimage (Hajj)
Worship at home and in the mosque
Concept Unit
Prayer and worship

(Christianity, Sikhism and Islam)
History Anglo-Saxons
Roman withdrawal from Britain in c. AD 410 and the fall of the western Roman Empire
Scots invasions from Ireland to north Britain (now Scotland)
Anglo-Saxon invasions, settlements & kingdoms: place names & village life
Anglo-Saxon art and culture
Christian conversion – Canterbury, Iona and Lindisfarne
Vikings Viking & Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England to the time of Edward the Confessor
Viking raids and invasion
resistance by Alfred the Great and Athelstan, first king of England
further Viking invasions and Danegeld
Anglo-Saxon laws and justice
Edward the Confessor to1066
 
Geography Europe Locate countries, environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities of Europe (including Russia)   Compare UK with an European country Similarities and differences of UK region to region in a European country
Human geography including: Economic activity & trade, settlement and land use, natural resources
Rivers, and the water cycle
Music Trumpet - external providers
Richard 1 (1157-1199) John Banister (1630-1679)
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
John Stafford Smith (1750-1836)
Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840)
Art Matisse Drawing with scissors Pattern (link with Islam)Painting/clay Zarah Hussain (Artist) I'm an art critic A tour of famous art galleries - Louvre, Uffizzi , Tate etc Reproducing their favourite painting
Design and Technology Christmas cooking Make a Viking long boat Make a game using an electrical circuit
Languages            
P.S.H.E. Rules - making and breaking consequences and expectations Listening skills Assertiveness Influences Identifying solutions The democratic process Improving the environment recycling/ conservation / environmental issues Financial capability - buying and selling budgetting Careers - working for a living
Physical Education 1 ALIVE AND KICKING

INVASION GAMES
HI 5 NETBALL/ BASKETBALL
GYMNASTICS

INVASION GAMES
FOOTBALL
DANCE

INVASION GAMES
RUGBY
DANCE

INVASION GAMES
HOCKEY
NET/ WALL TENNIS

STRIKING/ FIELDING
CRICKET
ATHLETICS

STRIKING/ FIELDING
ROUNDERS
Physical Education 2
Visits   Science Museum Maritime Museum - Vikings Crossness Sewage Plant

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