Half Term Curriculum Overview
Information Text/Wishing Tale
Using generalisers and connectives
Using provisional statements - usually, seem to be, tend to be
Include technical vocabulary to increase specificity
Make references to sources of evidence - Most people know that, some people believe…
Use a range of sentence length, structure and type
Write for different purposes and audiences
Planning and drafting writing
Summarising longer passages
Prepare and present information orally
Participate in discussions by listening to others and building on from what has been said
Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/ unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concern about content and contact.
Creation & Science: Conflicting or complementary?
Outline the importance of Creation on the
timeline of the ‘big story’ of the Bible.
Identify what type of text some Christians
say Genesis 1 is, and its purpose.
Weigh up how far the Genesis 1 creation
narrative is in conflict, or is complementary,
Place Value within 10, 000,000
Four Operations - Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division
Locate Rome on a world map
Locate and name counties and cities of the UK
Understand the significance of roads and rivers for trade
Develop increasingly secure chronological knowledge and understanding of history, local, British and world
Put events, people, places and artefacts on a time- line
Use correct terminology to describe events in The Roman Empire
Understand why The Romans are significant in British History
Composition Notation (Ancient Egypt)
Identifying how the key features of music are written down, by following a score whilst listening
Creating a sound story using voices and instruments, and notating it using hieroglyphs.
Performing accurately from graphic notation using voices and instruments
Earth and Space
Describe movement of Earth and planets relative to the Sun
Movement of moon relative to Earth
Describe Sun, Earth and Moon
Explain day and night
Use scientific language
Introduction to Sketch Books
Further develop drawing from observation. Draw using perspective, mathematical processes, design, detail and line.
Control brush strokes and apply tints and shades when painting.
Paint with greater skill and expression.
Develop ideas through sketches, enhance knowledge, skill and technique using experimental media in sketchbooks.
Express thoughts and feelings about familiar products. Design new architectural forms, design and invent new products, link artwork to literary sources.
Create and invent for purposes.
Regularly analysing and reflecting on their intentions
Gymnastics imoves Planning
To learn how to spin on point and with travel
To be able to create and perform the travelling part of a routine.
To learn and understand the different stages to performing a forward roll
To learn and understand how to perform a range of balances including counter balance and counter tension
To be able to create and perform the balancing part of a routine and be able to link it to the travelling and rolling sections.
To learn how to jump safely off a range of equipment
To be able to create and perform the jumping part of a given choreography.
To be able to learn a range of techniques using a ribbon
To be able to create the apparatus (ribbon) part of a routine and be able to link it to the jumping section.
Knowing how to make informed choices.
Identifying a range of drugs/substances
and assessing some of the risks/effects.
Identifying influences and when an influence
becomes a pressure.
Developing skills of how to ask for help.
Identify basic emergency procedures.
Understanding the term 'habit' and why
habits can be hard to change.
Exploring how to create a strong beam
• Identifying arch and beam bridges and understanding
the terms:compression and tension
• Identifying stronger and weaker structures
• Finding different ways to reinforce structures
• Understanding how triangles can be used to reinforce bridges
• Articulating the difference between beam, arch, truss and suspension bridges
Space Exploration in French
Completing a gapped text with key words/ phrases, e.g. planets
Gisting information from an extended text e.g. solar system
Reading carefully and showing understanding of simple writing
Describing things in writing
Exploring patterns and sounds of language
Things to look for and do at home
Make a mosaic using card, paper or smashed ceramics (with permission and help!)
Practise spelling and times tables every week
Read at least 3 times a week