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.

  • Spring 1st Half Term - Ancient Civalisations–

    Earth and Space:

    1. What makes up our solar system?
    2. What is the shape and size of the Earth, Sun and Moon?
    3. Why does the moon change shape?
    4. How are day and night created?
    5. Why does the Sun appear to move across the sky?
    6. Why do shadows move and change shape during the day?
    7. Why do we have seasons?

    Light and Shadow:

    1. Why do shadows change move and change shape during the day?
    2. How do we keep a test fair?
    3. Why do shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them?
    4. How do shadows change size?
    5. Can we measure a shadow?
    6. How does light travel?
    7. How are rainbows formed?
    8. How do we change the direction of light?

  Arts and Design – Photography:

    1. How can we use light and dark to take an effective picture?
    2. How do we take a panoramic shot?
    3. How can we compare taking photos in the countryside to in a city/town?
    4. What effects can we add to alter/enhance a picture?

  & Healthy Living – The global community

    1. What is dictatorship?
    2. Which countries experience dictatorship?
    3. What is the role of the EU?
    4. What is the difference between ‘war’ and ‘peace’?
    5. What are the ten commandments?
    6. What is a criminal offence?

  & Healthy Living – Basketball/Netball/Swimming:

    1. What are the main rules in the game?
    2. How can we use teamwork to score goals?
    3. How can we use teamwork to defend?
    4. What techniques do we use to pass the ball?
    5. How can we compare basketball to netball?

  Concept maps

    1. How can thoughts and ideas be displayed?
    2. What does the term ‘concept map’ mean?
    3. How can concept maps help us to plan writing?
    4. Can concept maps be presented to an audience?


    1. Which composers have written about space?
    2. How have they achieved this?
    3. How have instruments been used to create different timbres?

  - Links to space and parts of the body

    1. What are the French names for the planets in Solar system?
    2. Can we say how far the planets are from the Sun in French?
    3. What are the French names for our body parts?
    4. Can we create our own astronaut, and add labels in French? the World –