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    Welcome

    Dear Parents, We would both like to offer you a very warm welcome to The Crescent Academy. This is a wonderful school and we are very proud to be Principals here. We have such polite and hardworking children and marvellous members of staff. We encourage all of our parents to become a part of our rich and welcoming family. Mr Alston and Mrs Williams

  • Autumn 2nd Half Term - World War 2

    Computing -

    What actions will help me to stay safe on line? 

    What programs and apps will help me to present information? 

    How do I evaluate the effectiveness of my presentation? 

    How do I know the effectiveness of my algorithms? 

    How do I correct these?

     

    Enrichment – (Hist, Geog, RE, Art)

    WW2 

    What can evidence from the past tell us about what life was like then? 

    Who were the key figures during WW2? 

    How did the war effect the lives of British people? 

    How did life change for children during the war? 

    How did life in the city compare to life in rural Britain? 

    What were the economic impacts for countries involved in the war? 

    Explain your selection of colour (art project) 

    Why were all propaganda posters produced with bold graphics?

     

    What was the purpose of propaganda posters? 

    How did the posters make their message clear? 

    Why were the colours muted? 

    Who was the target audience? 

    Why did the posters attempt to appeal to the public’s patriotic emotions?

     

    PE and Healthy Living -

    What is the impact of my warm-up upon the level of my performance? 

    How can I improve my control of the hockey/ rugby ball whilst increasing the pace of my movement? 

    How can my position on the field of play benefit my team and also hinder the opposition? 

    How can I transition between asymmetrical and symmetrical balances? 

    How will the use of dynamics (unison and cannon) in my performance affect the viewer? 

    Why does an increased understanding of the game rules benefit my performance?

     

    MFL -

    What do we know about World War two? 

    Can we state the countries that were involved in French? 

    Can we use French words to describe the emotions felt by the evacuees? 

    Can we use a dictionary to find out the meaning of French words? 

    Can we draw an ARP warden and label in French? 

    Can we match English and French war memorial inscriptions? 

    Where could we find war memorial cemeteries in France?

     

    Music –

    How has music changed since the 1950’s? 

    What has influenced music over the last eighty years? 

    Were any instruments developed/ invented during this time? 

    Where did rock and roll emerge from? 

    What is a ‘riff’?

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