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  • Welcome

    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

  • Summer 1st Half Term - Changing State

    Science -

    Changing State:

    Are some changes reversible?

    What are the different states?

    How can we separate mixtures?

    Why do we use different materials for different purposes?

    In which ways can we group materials based on their properties?

    What conclusions can be drawn from observation and data?

     

    PE & Healthy Living -

    Rounders:

    What techniques can be used to accurately throw the ball?

    Which techniques can be used to catch the ball?

    How can effective teamwork lead to successful fielding?

    Can key skills be applied to a game?

     

    Swimming:

    What safety rules must we follow at the swimming pool?

    How can we safely enter the pool?

    How can I improve my swimming stroke?

    Which different strokes can we use?

     

    PSHE:

    Who is your role model and why?

    What attributes make you a good learner?

    Which skills do you need to be an effective learner?

    Can you set yourself a goal or challenge?

    How can you recognise other people’s feelings?

    Do you know how your body changes as you grow up?

     

    Computing -

    What can we do to decompose a problem into smaller parts to design an algorithm for a specific outcome?

    How can variables be used in Scratch to extend possibilities of a program?  

    How can we make sprites react and move in different ways?

    How can we add interactive backgrounds to games in Scratch?

    How can I check algorithms and debug mistakes in a program?

    How can sound be added to a game to enhance it?  

    What are the dangers of spending too long online or playing games?

     

    Music -

    Which composers have written music about rivers?

    Does any of the music tell a story?

    What instruments/ sounds can be used to create a river’s journey?

    How can timbre, tempo and dynamics be used to create a piece of descriptive music?

     

    MFL -

    What do people eat and drink in France?

    How is French food different to English food?

    How is French food similar to English food?

    How do we ask for different foods and drinks in French?

    Can we choose from a menu using the correct words and sentences?

    Can we create our own French menu?

    Can we understand prices on a French menu?

    Can we role play a restaurant conversation in French?

    Can we understand food and drink orders in French?

    Can we understand and follow a French recipe?

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