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17/02/18

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Some of the many highlights from a high energy and fun-packed half-term week. Thank you for sharing your amazing facilities with us https://t.co/GQCbVHGQkv https://t.co/eZ2jWqIH1b

12/02/18

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Charlie has found a new hobby, assisting with the coaching in the few weeks Charlie has wanted to help, his work has come on!!! More to follow after half term!! Great Work Charlie🥊💪🥊 https://t.co/SLVKCwHlaq

09/02/18

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Our little ‘Howard Carter’ absolutely loved the Egyptian Day at HPA Orpington today. https://t.co/WKMUyY84Sh

09/02/18

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And as a treat to the children , for working so hard... https://t.co/gcwHGCbfXq

09/02/18

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House Captains very proud to be wearing new HPAO Blazers https://t.co/BCAhdDtpjC

09/02/18

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‘Fantastic Finish and Museum of Learning’ Part 1. Thanks to all the parents who came along! https://t.co/JYcQC62TAI

09/02/18

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‘Fantastic Finish and Museum of Learning’ Part 2 https://t.co/QKC9aAtIoO

09/02/18

Year 3 are dressed as Egyptians for their end of topic celebration. They have walked like Egyptians, eaten Egyptian food and added up Egyptian pyramids in maths. https://t.co/6BryxKJntv

09/02/18

Thank you to Amigo Magic who came into HPAO today to perform a magic show for all the children who have been working hard and focused on their learning this half term. https://t.co/6qWvQj4yF4

08/02/18

We absolutely love our new house colour PE tops! https://t.co/UUWi39PQul

08/02/18

At lunchtime the children spontaneously built a rocket, they then formed an orderly queue to take turns going inside. https://t.co/KvHhI20kkM

08/02/18

5Columbus had a great afternoon visiting for the afternoon having a taste of life at secondary school. https://t.co/wZY4olZjXj

03/02/18

A room full of people arrived for our first ‘What is maths mastery?’ parents workshop with Mrs Berthoud, maths lead, on Friday morning. Look out for the date of the next one! https://t.co/zxKUVRsIMs

03/02/18

At HPAO all the children are writers. Everyone wrote into neat their best piece of work this week. Many pieces have been selected for display and from these a few children will be chosen to have a special lunch with Mr Robinson. https://t.co/JdOkxp7N4N

03/02/18

Year 3 have been working hard to improve their balances in gymnastics https://t.co/XhyuNYDiAR

03/02/18

Our Young Voices 2018 choir performed a selection of songs to the staff and children in assembly on Thursday. https://t.co/RS8QggNT1r

30/01/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Outstanding skills shown 2day by Boxer of the Week Daniel Daniel was totally focused today throughout the hole lesson, he was 1 of 3 students who completed today's challenge🥊 a 29 punch combination with 5 defences🥊💥🥊

30/01/18

30/01/18

Mr Robinson knows how to dance! https://t.co/iazaV9grYb

Harris Academies
All Academies in our Federation aim to transform the lives of the students they serve by bringing about rapid improvement in examination results, personal development and aspiration.

Reception

At HPAO we have a thematic approach to teaching the curriculum based on our Power of Reading and The Literacy Tree.

In Year R we will be teaching sequences and themes based on the following texts:

 

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Term 5

Term 6

Line of enquiry

 “How do you tell a story?”

“What is a mythical creature?”

 “Is Space Empty?”

 “What grows?

 “What makes our world wonderful?”

 “What makes a superhero super?”

Hook

Library visit

Discovery centre “A world inside a book”

 

Elf on the shelf

Planetarium trip

 

Caterpillars or

Duck eggs

(Frog spawn)

Arrival of Travelling Bear +letter

Local walk – St Pauls Cray recreation ground

Superhero day

Texts

Going on a Bear Hunt

 

Traditional Tales (orally)

Zog

The Gruffalo

 

Stick Man (Stanley’s Stick)

Whatever Next

Sidney, Stella and the moon

 

Tadpoles promise

 

Enormous Turnip

Hungry Caterpillar

One night, far from here

 

The Wonderful World

 

Supertatoe

 

Elliot Jones Midnight Superhero

PSE

Boundaries and behaviour expectations

 

Speaking to others confidently

 

Playing cooperatively

 

Resolve conflicts

 

 

Explain own knowledge and understanding

 

Choosing own resources

How we show feelings and show sensitivity

 

Take account of others ideas

Adjust behaviour to different situations

 

 Speaking to groups confidently

 

Confident trying new things

 

Say why the like activities more than others

CL

Listening to stories and joining in with refrains

 

Understanding prepositions

 

Recreate roles

Extending vocabulary

 

Listen and respond to others

 

Two part instructions

Understanding humour

 

Follow a story without pictures or props

 

Anticipate key events

Use talk to organise, sequence and clarify

 

Past present and future forms

How and why questions

Develop own narratives

Physical

Moving in different ways

 

Own basic hygiene

Keeping safe


Fine motor

Letter formation

Healthy diet

Importance of exercise

Ways of keeping safe in different contexts

Literacy

Own name

 

Linking sounds to letters

 

Letter formation

Rhyming string

 

Uses vocab influenced by books

 

 

Getting information from books and computers

 

Segmenting and blending longer words

 

Writing sentences in meaningful contexts

Demonstrate understanding about what they have read

 

Writing irregular commons words

 

Writing that can be read by self and others

Mathematics

Positional language Size

Number recognition and ordering

Length

Weight

1 more and 1 less

 

Capacity

Distance

Counting on and back

Time  

Doubling and Halving

2d shapes

Symmetry

Pattern

3D shapes

Money

Weight

UTW

Complete a program

 

Past and present events

 

Similarities and differences – themselves and others

Features of environments

 

Recognise the range of technology

Similarities and differences –living things

Observation of plants and animals

Similarities and differences – places

 

How environments vary

Select and use technology for a purpose

 

EAD

Cooking gingerbread, porridge, bread

 

Role play

Different textures

 

Mixing colours

 

 

Collages

 

Use a variety of resources to construct

Symmetry pictures

 

Adapting own work

 

Different cultural dances/music

 

Different tools and techniques

 

Changing songs and dances

 

Designing in original ways

100 things

Climb a huge hill

Roll down a hill

Count the rings on a tree stump

Make a mud pie

Make a grass trumpet

Make a trail with sticks

Catch a falling leaf

Play in the snow?

Hold an object which is 100s of years old

Launch a rocket into the sky

Find some frogspawn

Bring up a butterfly

Pick blackberries growing in the wild

Climb a tree

Play pooh sticks

Try Rock climbing

Go bird watching

Rock climbing

Be a superhero for a day

Make up a song

Make up a dance