Term 1 2019-20
The Wonder of our World
PSHE Theme: Being Me in My World
- It’s Your World Now! by Barry Falls
- The Jolly Postman by Allan Ahlberg
- I can understand the importance of my role in the school community.
- I can understand how democracy and having a voice benefits the school community.
Writing Opportunities: Write about future aspirations/What to buy for a wicked witch (adverts)/ Instructions for a recipe/Letter to Mr Wolf/ Letter a fairy tale character
Art/DT: Moving Pictures
Experiential Learning: Visiting the local area/Thame theatre
- How and why are celebrations important in the Jewish religion?
- Theme: How do Jews celebrate Sukkot?
PE: Coordination footwork, static balance one leg/ Games – Throwing and Catching
ICT/Computing: Data Handling – survey of traffic
Music: Exploring and creating musical sounds and writing simple graphic scores. Learning about rhythms and writing verses for Thame Market – Stall calls
Geography: Making the local area safer – Thame/ Mapping
Term 2 2019-20
Happily Ever After
PSHE Theme: Celebrating Difference
- A selection of story books on wolves
- The Jolly Christmas Postman by Allan Ahlberg
- I can identify some ways in which my friend is different from me.
- I can tell you why I value this difference about him/her.
Writing Opportunities: Character Description of Wolf/Non chronological on fairy tale wolves/Narrative story about a wolf/
Art/DT: Christmas cards and calendars, art work for Christmas production
- Oxford Playhouse – Beauty and the Beast
- Christmas Carols St Mary’s
- Is it possible to be kind to everyone all the time?
- Theme: The Christmas Story
PE: Dynamic balance to agility: jumping and landing, static balance seated/ Dance – Putting together sequences of moves to fit Christmas play story.
ICT/Computing: We-do/ Lego Workshop
Music: Nativity performance; using voices expressively
History: Changes within living memory – entertainment – theatre through the ages
Term 3 2019-20
Little People Big Dreams
PSHE Theme: Dreams and Goals
Core Text: Amelia Earhart
- I can explain some of the ways I worked cooperatively in my group to create the end product.
- I can express how it felt to be working as part of this group.
Writing Opportunities: Diary entry for a journey/Poetry
Art/DT: Old fashioned bi-planes
- Visit from a pilot
- Visit Oxford Science
Science: Materials: Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials. Compare their suitability for particular uses in everyday life. Explore how shapes of solid objects can be changed. Group materials into groups for different purposes. Explain how materials can be changed by bending, twisting and stretching. Identify man-made and natural materials.
- What is the best way for a Jew to show commitment to God?
- Theme: Rights of passage (Barmitzvah, Batmitzvah and Synagogues)
PE: Dynamic balance on a line. Static balance stance/ Games – Invasion games
ICT/Computing: I-pads I movie – create an advert for a plane/E-safety
Music: Arts Week theme; using untuned percussion to create circus music
History: The first aeroplane flight and Amelia Earhart
Term 4 2019-20
PSHE Theme: Healthy Me
Core Text: Chef Academy by Steve J. Martin
- I can make some healthy snacks and explain why they are good for my body.
- I can express how it feels to share healthy food with my friends.
Writing Opportunities: Instructions/Information text – topic related writing
Art/DT: Create a three course meal. Create a menu card
- Visit a restaurant
- Visit from a chef
- Trip to a supermarket
Use the local environment to observe how different plants grow. Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants, changing over time. Investigate and describe the impact of removing light, soil or water from a growing or germinating plant. To explain how plants grow and reproduce in different ways. Make links between what plants need to survive and their habitat.
- How important is it to Christians that Jesus came back to life after his crucifixion?
- Theme: Easter story
PE: Coordination ball skills/Counter balance with a partner/ Dance – Putting together sequences of moves to fit Christmas play story.
ICT/Computing: Microsoft Word – creating a menu
Music: Healthy eating songs: creating ostinatos to these using fruit and vegetable maracas
History: Local Area of Thame – significant place and events (How has Thame Market changed over time?)
Term 5 2019-20
PSHE Theme: Relationships
Core Text: Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
- I can identify some of the things that cause conflict between me and my friends.
- I can demonstrate how to use the positive problem solving techniques to resolve conflicts with my friends.
Writing Opportunities: Recount about Farm Trip/Peter Rabbit Narrative/Book review
Art/DT: Art in the style of Tracy Hall – fruit and vegetable designs
Experiential Learning: Green Dragon Rare Breeds Thame Partnership Dance
Science: Animals including humans Describe the basic needs for animals to be able to survive (food, water, air). Explain that animals grow and reproduce. Understand why off spring grow into adults by describing the life cycle of some living things. Describe why it is important for humans to exercise and eat the right amounts of different types of food. Understand the term ‘hygiene’ and what this means.
PE: Coordination: sending and receiving/Agility: reaction/response/ Sports Day practice
ICT/Computing: Graphics – Plot a vegetable garden
Music: Learning songs about plants growing; composing music showing different types of weather needed for seeds to grow
Geography: At the Farm
Term 6 2019-20
PSHE Theme: Changing Me
- Window by Jeannie Baker
- Wombat Goes Walkabout by Michael Morpurgo
- I can recognise the physical difference between boys and girls, use the correct names for parts of the body and appreciate that some parts of my body are private.
- I can tell you what I like/don’t like about being a boy/girl.
Writing Opportunities: Poetry/Narrative piece
Art/DT: Australian – collage
Experiential Learning: Sports Day
Science: Living things and their habitats. Know the difference between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive. Match living things to habitats which they are suited to. Describe how habitats provide the basic needs of things living there. Describe how plants and animals are suited to their habitat. Identify and name plants/animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats. Describe how some animals get their food using basic food chains
- How important is it for Jewish people to do what God asks them to do?
- Theme: (link to class rules)
PE: Agility: ball chasing/Static balance floor work./Cricket and kick rounders
ICT/Computing: Communication Email – send an email to a contact in Australia/Jeanie Baker
Music: Group compositions with tuned and untuned percussion instruments exploring dynamic/tempo/ style contrasts
Geography: Australia – a contrasting non-European country