The Crescent Academy
The Crescent Academy
  • Welcome


    Dear Parents, We would both like to offer you a very warm welcome to The Crescent Academy. We encourage all of our parents to become a part of our rich and welcoming family.

  • Autumn 1st Half Term - Nature's Links

    Science -

    Living things and their habitats

    How are vertebrates and invertebrates grouped together? 

    How have living things adapted to their environment? 

    What is the purpose for grouping living things? 

    Why are decisions based on observable characteristics? 

    Why are amphibians both, land based and water based? 

    What is the difference between a dolphin and a shark?


    Evolution and inheritance

    How do fossils show that living things change over time? 

    How does adaption link to evolution? 

    Why does a giraffe have a long neck? 

    How and why have humans evolved? 

    Why is there no longer a Neanderthal man? 

    Is there only one of you in the world?


    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?


    PE & 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 -

    Do French children read comics? 

    Can we name a famous French comic? 

    Who wrote the Aterix comics? 

    Can we match an Asterix character to a description in French? 

    Can we understand what is happening in an Asterix story? 

    Can we create our own Asterix characters using key vocabulary? 

    Can we look for clues in French words to help us understand their meaning?


    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’?