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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

  • Spring 1st Half Term - Horrible Henry & the Terrible Tudors

    Science–

    Habitats

    How do we group living things?

    What are insects, reptiles, mammals and amphibians?

    What is the difference between a vertebrate and a non-vertebrate?

    What is a habitat?

    How do animals adapt to suit their environment?

    What dangers can their environment pose?

     

    Enrichment–

    Horrible Henry and the Terrible Tudors

    Who were the Tudors and what time of history did they exist?

    Who was Henry VIII and why was he so famous?

    Which wife was most suited to Henry and why?

    How did poor life compare to that of the rich?

    What was it like to be a child during Tudor times?

    What types of medicine were available and how did they treat disease?

    What is a family tree and how can this help me with my knowledge?

    Can I create a ‘Facebook’ type page for one of Henry VIII’s wives?  

     

    PE-

    Kwik Cricket

    What is the correct technique to bowl underarm with accuracy?

    How do you bat precisely and direct the ball in a specific direction?

    What fielding positions are there and how do we catch and throw from that position?

    What is the correct technique to bowl a quick cricket ball overarm with accuracy?

    How do we apply a number of different fielding techniques during a game?

    How can we use the skills we have previously learnt to effectively play a game?

     

    What effect do feelings have on us?

    How can I express myself assertively?

    How should I respond when feeling threatened?

    What are the positive things about me?

     

    Computing-

    In what ways can I alter a program in order to solve a program?

    What can I use to detect a change in a program?

    In what other ways can an error be identified?

    How can I organise data differently?

    What is the purpose of a datalogger?

    How can inaccurate data be identified?

    Why is it important to choose websites and games that are appropriate for your age?

     

    Music –

    What instruments did the Tudors play?

    What is a rhythmic pattern?

    Can we play in different beats/ rhythms?

    How can we make our performance outstanding?

    What musical elements do we need to use?

     

    MFL-

    ‘Jacques le Gourmand’/‘Roi Tête en l’Air’ story and days of the Week

    Can we understand a story in French?

    Can we follow the story using actions?

    Can we repeat words and key phrases that we hear in French?

    Can we retell a French story to our friend?

    What foods were eaten in the story?

    Can we recognise the days of the week in French?

    Can we order the days of the week in French?

    Can we write words from memory?

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