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Blewbury Endowed CE Primary School

'Shine your light and share it with the world!'

Klimt

 

These are the areas of learning that will be covered during the academic year 2020/21.

Click where you see Knowledge Organiser for more information about the skills and knowledge covered in each unit. Knowledge organisers also act as a tool to support children in retaining and retrieving knowledge for life-long learning. 

 

 

 

Term 1 and 2

Autumn Term

How does the weather affect humans?

Term 3 and 4

Spring Term

Is there such a thing as a good person or a bad person?

Term 5 and 6

Summer Term

Is competition important?

Science

States of matter – evaporation, condensation, temperature - link to previous learning of water cycle in year 3. 

Reversible and irreversible changes. 

Story – The Children of the Water God 

 

Seasonal changes/weather – impact on living things and their habitats.  

Sound  - investigate which materials are best to block out the sound of thunder.   

Story – The Bat Who Learned to Click 

 

Investigation: Does surface area affect evaporation? 

 Knowledge Organiser

Properties and changes of materials. 

Vikings knew the best materials to make things from – grouping materials.  

Forces Viking travel – push and pull – water resistance.  

Story – The Wheel That Jack Built 

Electricity – dangers of electrocution. 

Study Marie Curie 

 

Investigation: Which material is the most hardwearing?  

 

 

 

Living things and their habitats 

Life process and reproduction in some plants and animals 

Changes into old age. 

Story – Jack and the Giant’s Peach 

 

InvestigationWhat factors may affect the differences in the living things present in a habitat? e.g. why is it that plants grow less well under trees than away from them? 

Art and Design

 Weather art in the style of Turner. 

Complimentary colour wheels.   

Using acrylic colours (limited pallet) to create intensity of colour. 

Artist study – Turner 

 Knowledge Organiser

Create a collage to represent ‘good’ and ‘evil’ Investigate ways of changing fabrics - sewing, cutting, tearing, creasing, knotting etc.  

Explore mono printing. 

Intaglio (copper etching) using thick cardboard etched with sharp pencil point. 

 

Wire sculpture – Create human forms showing movement 

Computing

Technology to measure weather – storing information in spreadsheet. 

create short presentations, in the style of a TV weather forecast, using green screen 

Collecting analysing and presenting data 

Knowledge Organiser

E-Safety  - internet searches.  Fake news.  Social media – what information would you share.

 

Sphero robot obstacle challenge. 

Programming a robot.

Design and technology

Design, make and evaluate: Research bridges which withstand strong winds.  What makes them strong? 

Design and make a structure to withstand strong winds. Test it. 

 

Technical knowledge: how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce materials. 

Using 3D modelling software 

 

Seasonal project using the school garden:

Design, make and evaluate.  

Each year Klimt will use home grown produce to take part in the big soup share. 

Know that seasons affect the food available. Make a healthy dish from different areas of the world using seasonal produce. 

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Design, make and evaluate: Good versus evil moving scene to reflect a story.  

Technical knowledge:  build a jinx box with cams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYtSpnO2juI 

 

Geography

 

 

Physical Geography  

 Climate zones, weather. 

  River Nile – source of life. 

Knowledge Organiser

 

 

Human geography Types of settlements/land use. 

Place knowledge 

Compare UK and Scandinavia  

Drawing maps with keys

 

Locational knowledge  

Greeks/ Where has the Olympic games been held over history?  

 

History

Achievement of Early civilisation 

Ancient Egypt 

Climate change and natural disaster contributing to the collapse of Ancient Egyptian civilisation.  

Tutankhamun 

 Knowledge Organiser

Viking and AS 

Perception of the Vikings as vicious warriors.  Is this true?  

Ancient Greece 

Ancient Greece Olympic games 

Music

History of music. 

 

Vivaldi – four Seasons 

Beethoven – Tempest 

Rainstorms – TES unit composing music 

Knowledge Organiser

Listen and appreciate  

Analyse how sounds are used to create different moods. 

 

Improvise and compose 

 

Perform cornets – to an audience 

 

Physical Education

 

 

 

Religious Education

 

 

 

Relationships Education

(SRE)

 

 

Life Education Bus Visit

Keeping ourselves safe, Describe & Identify risk 

Different Feelings, Danger, Risk or Hazard, Would you risk it?, What would I do? 

When I feel like erupting. 

 

 

 

 

British Values and Global links

 

 

Individual liberty – taking controlled risks. 

Mutual tolerance and respect – respect the opinions and choices of others. 

Global Goal 15 – life on land

 

 

Literacy Links

 

 

Quality texts chosen to engage learners in the inquiry question and build vocabulary.

Script writing – weather report

Report writing

Weather poetry

Explanation text – geography linked to types of weather.

Quality texts chosen to engage learners in the inquiry question and build vocabulary.

writing up findings from science experiment.

Persuasion text – there is no such thing as a bad person.

Quality texts chosen to engage learners in the inquiry question and build vocabulary.

Invitation writing – music

Brochure writing/persuasion – Geography

 

Maths Links

 

 

Temperature

Measuring weather

Recording findings in tables/graphs

Measuring and weighing ingredients

Timelines - history

Measuring materials – DT

Recording data in tables and graphs

Distances and directional language - geography

Repeated pattern/pattern spotting – Art printing

Comparing distances - Geography