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17/02/18

Retweetd From FunFest Orpington

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.

Year 3

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

In Year 3 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

What was it like to live in prehistoric Britain?

What is beneath our feet?

What is the difference between a cave man and a mummy?

How many London sights have you seen?

Does the forest rain?

What message would you put in a bottle?

Hook

Visit to Knole Park

Visit to Natural History Museum

Cave man and mummy dress up

Art gallery of London sights

Jungle experience at Hall Place

Pirate Dress up Day

Texts

Dave’s Cave

Ug: Boy Genius

Pebble in my pocket

Weslandia

A walk in London

Great Kapok tree

Gregory Cool

Oliver & the Seawigs

Flotsam

Science

Animals including humans

Rocks and soils

Inventors

Light

Plants

Forces and Magnets

Humanities

Stone age to iron age

Volcanoes and earthquakes

Ancient Egyptians

Local history study – London

Amazon Rainforest

Whitstable

Computing

We are programmers

We are bug fixers

We are presenters

We are vloggers

 

We are communicators

We are opinion pollsters

 

E safety

Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact

DT

Textiles – cave clothes

Papier mâche volcanoes

 

 

 

Product for a pirate

Art

Cave painting

The great wave – Hokusai

Death masks

Canopic jars

Lowry

Collage

 

Music

Use and understand staff and other musical notations

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments

Use and understand staff and other musical notations

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

Develop an understanding of the history of music. Listen with attention to detail and recall sounds with increasing aural memory

 

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the interrelated dimensions of music

 

PE

Play competitive games, modified where appropriate, and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance

 

Perform dances using a range of movement patterns

 

Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination

 

Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres

Use a range of strokes effectively

MFL
Spanish

Listen attentively to spoken language and show understanding by joining in and responding

Explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases

PSCHE

Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people

 

Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people

Developing confidence and responsibility and making the most of their abilities

Preparing to play an active role as citizens

100 things

Explore a cave

 

Hunt for fossils and bones

Experience an earthquake

Walk like an Egyptian

See Big Ben

See a Red phonebox

See a Black Taxi

Perform in a concert

Learn to swim

Keep a plant alive

Catch a fish with a net

Be a Pirate for the day