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Curriculum Plans - What is your Child Learning?

Melsonby Methodist Primary School Medium Term Plans 

Autumn 1st Half Term 2018

Class 1

These are the medium term plans, or put another way, what your children will be learning in each half term during the course of an academic year.

Class Topic

 

Superheroes

English

 

  • Recount writing
  • Exploring fictional superheroes from a range of story books
  • Predicting and inferring what might happen and using descriptive language to write down our ideas
  • Recording information and presenting it in a report
  • Creating our own superheroes to tell and write stories
  • Exploring non-fiction texts relating to real life superheroes
  • Asking, answering and writing questions
  • Writing poetry about the super powers we wish we had

Maths

  • Investigating and understanding numbers relating to place value
  • Representing numbers using objects, pictures and numerals
  • Explaining , comparing and solving problems relating to numbers and place value
  • Learning numbers bonds to 10 and 20 and using this knowledge to challenge ourselves using bigger numbers
  • Read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition and subtraction
  • Using objects, pictures and other resources to add and subtract a range of numbers
  • Explaining and solving problems relating to addition and subtraction and using the inverse to check the answer to our calculations

Science

  • Exploring the human body including the 5 senses
  • Investigating the different senses and recording our findings
  • Identifying, grouping, sorting, describing and comparing a range of common animals
  • Observing and describing weather changes and patterns
  • Collecting and recording data relating to the weather

Computing

  • Explore different uses of technology. Use technology to take a range of pictures of themselves to create a collage. Use software to draw a self-portrait.
  • Use a computer to create a fact file of themselves and to research and create a fact file of their hero.
  • Follow instructions to construct a model, know that computers need instructions to perform tasks.
  • Give instructions to build their own model and test them with a friend.

P.E

  • Mastering basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities.
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns 

History/Geography

  • Exploring the significant life of Florence Nightingale and comparing it to the lives of nurses today
  • Looking at key events and pictures taken during her time and using these to plot a timeline
  • Locating the key parts of Florence Nightingale’s life on a map and comparing each of the locations
  • Using maps and atlases to track Florence’s life journey
  • Considering the past, present and future by writing a letter to Florence Nightingale

Music

  • To listen with concentration and understanding to a range of high quality live and recorded music.
    • Use body percussion and actions to perform a beat at different speeds.
    • Use and play a variety of tuned and untuned instruments musically
    • Learn a range of well-known nursery rhymes by heart

R.E

  • Explore the beliefs and practices of six different religions by 'meeting’ each child featured in the World Faiths Jigsaw
  • Develop an understanding of what people think and do in different religions

 

PSHE (physical, social and health education)

  • New beginnings
  • Exploring and accepting changes
  • I am special
  • Hopes and Dreams for the future
  • Recognising and expressing different feelings and emotions including talking about worries
  • Making good choices
  • Keeping myself and my body safe

MFL (modern foreign languages – French)

  • I can understand and repeat and use key French greetings and phrases.
  • I can say numbers up to 30 in French
  • I can identify a range of colours in French

I can tell someone about myself in French using key words and phrases


 

Melsonby Methodist Primary School Medium Term Plans 

1st half Autumn Term 2018.

Class  2

 

These are the medium term plans, or put another way, what your children will be learning in each half term during the course of an academic year.

Class Topic

 

Superheroes

 

English

  • Recount writing
  • Exploring fictional superheroes from a range of story books including ‘Superhero Street’ by Phil Earle and ‘5 minute Marvel Stories’
  • Creating our own superheroes and using them to write our own stories.
  • Boudicca’s rebellion- Heroes in history!
  • Explanation text- invent a costume machine and explain how it works!

 

Maths

  • Read, write, compare and order numbers.
  • Read Roman numerals to 1000;
  • Read, write and interpret negative numbers.
  • Round integers to powers of 10, round decimals and, order decimals.
  • Generate and describe linear sequences
  • Identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers
  • Count forwards, backwards in steps of powers of 10; multiply and divide numbers mentally
  • Recognise and use square and cube numbers
  • Count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000; find 1000 more or less than a given number; recall
  • multiplication tables up to 12x12;
  • Solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Formal multiplication and division
  • Use simple formulae

Science

  • Describe the properties of solids, liquids and gases.
  • Explain that melting and freezing are opposite processes.
  • Investigate melting and freezing points.
  • Explain the process of evaporation and condensation
  • Explain the behaviour of particles in solids, liquids and gases.
  • Understand the water cycle
  • Make observations and conclusions

 

Computing

  • E-safety
  • Saving work and file management
  • Select text in different ways.
  • Format images.
  • Use an effective layout.
  • Use the Snipping Tool.
  • Use bullets and numbering effectively.
  • Insert and format text boxes effectively.

P.E

  • Swimming
  • Curriculum to be covered by a trained sports leader on Wednesday afternoon.

 

History/Geography:

  • Countries in Europe- using maps and atlases.
  • Roman invasions
  • Roman Roads
  • Boudicca
  • Hadrian’s Wall
  • Roman Gods and Goddesses
  • Roman Baths

 

Music:

  • Wider opportunities with Mrs. Evans

R.E

  • Harvest- Succoth (Jewish Harvest)
  • 10 commandments
  • Shavuot
  • Similarities and differences between the ways Christians and Jews celebrate harvest

PSHE (physical, social and health education)

  • New beginnings
  • Exploring and accepting changes
  • I am special
  • Hopes and Dreams for the future
  • Recognising and expressing different feelings and emotions including talking about worries
  • Making good choices
  • Keeping myself and my body safe

 

MFL (modern foreign languages – French)

  • I can say the numbers up to at least 30 in French
  • I understand and am able to use a range of French Greetings including saying information about myself
  • I can write basic fact file in French about me and my hero
  • I can understand and follow basic classroom instructions in French
  • I can use key phrases to write and speak about my school including lessons and classroom equ.

 

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