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Harvest Festival in French!

We have been learning the names of fruit and vegetables in French!

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Here's what we are learning about in Tiger Class this year...

  

Subject

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Topic

WWII:  Operation Dynamo

WWII:  The Blitz & The Battle of Britain

Earliest Civilisations in Direct Contrast to British History

 

Environmental Ashford and The Green Corridor – A Local Study

 

English

Autobiography & Biographies

 

Diary Entries –.

 

Key Texts:

Goodnight Mr Tom

Newspaper Reports – Blitz!

 

WWI Poetry – Kipling, McCrae, Owen etc.

 

Narrative Recounts – Blitz!

 

Key Texts:

Extracts from ‘Life After Life’ (Blitz experiences 

Non-chronological reports on The Maya

 

Explanation Texts

(Science).

 

Key Texts :

Varjak Paw

 

 

Non-chronological reports on the Maya.

 

Explanation Texts

(Science) .

Key Texts:

Holes

Play-Scripts.

 

Key Texts:

Macbeth/ Midsummer Night’s Dream/Romeo and Juliet

 

The Art of Persuasion: letters, adverts, discussion and debates.

 

Key Texts: The Firework-Makers Daughter

Maths

Number: Place Value; Addition and Subtraction.

 Statistics; Perimeter and Area.

Number: Multiplication and Division.

Number: Multiplication and Division; Fractions.

Decimals and Percentages.

Number: Decimals.

Geometry:

Properties of Shapes.

Geometry: Position and direction.

Measurement: Converting Units; Measures: volume.

Science

Animals including Humans.

 

All Living Things.

The Earth and Space.

Forces.

Properties and Changes of Materials.

 

Computing

We are Game Developers.

We are Cryptographers.

We are Artists.

We are Web Developers.

We are Bloggers.

We are Architects.

History

 

Operation Dynamo and Evacuation

World War II: whose war? What was the impact of World War II on people in our locality?

 

The Blitz and Battle of Britain

How significant was the Blitz?When was the most dangerous time to live? How different was the Blitz?

New opportunities-How significant was the impact of World War II on women?

   Mayan Civilisation

Where and when did the Maya live?

What was Maya writing like?

How did the Maya tell the time?

What numbers did the Maya use in Maths?

Did the Maya play football like us?

How do we know about the Maya?

 

Environmental Ashford and The Green Corridor – A Local Study

Geography

 

 

European Countries

Invasion routes

Maps and Navigation

Human and physical geography of Mexico

Position on a map

Time zones

Significant human and physical features.

Weather and climate 

How can we protect and improve the environment?

On site/local fieldwork examples for improving and managing local
environment

Measuring your own footprint.

 

Design Technology

Rationing: Design a meal for a family.

Design and Make Gas Masks or Anderson Shelters.

 

 

Design and Make Bridges.

 

 

 

Art and Design

In Flanders Fields  The art of WW2

Blitz Art

Explore different impressionist art inspired by water: eg – Seurat.

 

Architecture Inspired by Nature and the natural World.

 

Music

Singing

Music from WWII

Singing

Sounds of Christmas: 1940’s.

Singing

Percussion: Maya Style.

Skills: Music Express.

RE

Why do some people think God exists?

 

 If God is everywhere, why go to a place of worship? (Possible RE

U 2.2 What would Jesus do? (Can we live by the values of Jesus in the C21?)

U 2.6 What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today?

PE

Handball

Athletics

Basketball

Boxercise

Hockey

Dynamic Dance

Netball

Gym fit circuits

Cricket

Athletics

Tennis

Rounders

PSHE

Being Me in My World.

 

Celebrating Differences.

Dreams and Goals.

Healthy Me.

Relationships.

Changing Me.

MFL

What’s the Time?

 

Schools.

Places in Town.

That’s a Date.

Then and Now.

Café!

 

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