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Curriculum Information

 

Autumn 2: 

 

Science: Properties of Materials
 

  • compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets
  • know that some materials will dissolve in liquid to form a solution, and describe how to recover a substance from a solution
  • use knowledge of solids, liquids and gases to decide how mixtures might be separated, including through filtering, sieving and evaporating
  • give reasons, based on evidence from comparative and fair tests, for the particular uses of everyday materials, including metals, wood and plastic
  • demonstrate that dissolving, mixing and changes of state are reversible changes
  • explain that some changes result in the formation of new materials, and that this kind of change is not usually reversible, including changes associated with burning and the action of acid on bicarbonate of soda

 

History - Vikings and Anglo Saxons

  • 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 and his death in 1066

 

 

Computing:

-Learning about coding and applying our knowledge to making our own computer games on Purple Mash 2Code

 

RE: 

-‘The Incarnation"

Key Question - Was Jesus the Messiah?

The big ideas covered in the Big Story of the Bible that lead up to Incarnation include God, Creation, Fall and the People of God. The Old Testament talks about a ‘rescuer’ or ‘anointed one’ — a Messiah. Some texts (prophesies) talk about what this ‘Messiah’ would be like

 

French:

-‘All About Me’. We cover greetings, introducing ourselves, where we live and what we look like.

 

PE:

-Basketball (See PE Section for details)

 

Music:

-Ukulele: Learning to hold the ukulele correctly, pick notes and strum chords. Using the chords of C, F & G7 to play along to a number of songs. Listening to ukulele music in a range of different styles.

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