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 - Danger Zones

    Enrichment - (Hist, Geog, RE, Art) -

    Danger Zones

    Which natural events cause danger to the people of the world? 

    What is the pattern between where volcanoes are found and tectonic plates? 

    If you were caught up in a natural disaster how would you use your knowledge to your advantage? 

    What were the major effects of the volcano eruption in Pompeii? 

    What are the economical benefits and disadvantages of living next to a volcano? 

    Why are there no volcanoes in the UK?


    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 and Healthy Living -

    How can I transition between asymmetrical and symmetrical balances? 

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

    How can my position on the basketball court benefit my team and also hinder the opposition? 

    How can I improve the control of my basketball whilst increasing the pace of my movement? 

    How can the accuracy and placement of the shuttlecock affect the opposition’s ability to return? 

    Why is my balance and core strength an important factor during my performance (Dance, gymnastics, Badminton, Basketball)? 

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


    MFL -

    What are the French words for the types of homes in which we live? 

    Can we describe the rooms that we have in our homes in French? 

    Can we use a French dictionary to labels items that we would find in our homes? 

    What adjectives can we use to add extra detail about these items? 

    How can we make sure that the adjectives agree with the gender of the household items? 

    What would our dream home be like? 

    Can we describe our dream home using French words/phrases?


    Music –

    How has music changed since the 1950s? 

    What has influenced music over the last eighty years? 

    Were any instruments developed/invented during this time? 

    What genres of music were there? 

    How do musicians use sampling?