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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

Retweetd From Paul Robinson

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 4

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

In Year 4 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 we use electricity?

Are humans responsible for the destruction of the earth?

How do we eat?

What did the romans do for us?

What happened to my puddle?

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it still make a sound?

Hook

A morning with no electricity

Animal man

Tower of London (free trip)

Roman Soldier – freshwater theatre

Investigations - Where’s my ice lolly, puddle, sugar gone?

Sound walk in local area

Texts

The Iron Man

Mouse Bird Snake Wolf

 

Wolves

Romans on the rampage

Roman Beanfeast

The Tin Forest

Varmints

Science

Electricity

Living Things

Animals including humans – teeth and digestion

Scientists and inventors

States

Sound

Sex and health

Humanities

Locational knowledge

Human geography

Kings and Queens

Roman Britain

Physical Geography

Railways

Computing

We are software developers

We are toy designers

We are musicians

We are HTML editors

We are co-authors

We are meterologists

 

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

Battery operated lights

 

Edible food garden

 

 

Musical Instrument

Art

Aboriginal Artwork

 

 

Sketch and make mosaics

Watercolours

Famous artists - eg

Monet

 

Music

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

 

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

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

 

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

Preparing to play an active role as citizens

 

Developing a healthy, safer lifestyle

 

Developing good relationships and respecting the differences between people

PE

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

Use a range of strokes effectively

Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations.

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

 

Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

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

 

100 things

Visit a London museum (science)

Make a torch

Hold a scary animal

Track wild animals

Hunt for bugs

Visit the home of a King

Try new foods

Use a disclosure tablet

Be a king or queen for the day

Make a dish for a king

Visit a roman Villa

Perform in a concert

Be a Roman for the day

Design and build a rain collector

Run around in the rain

Ride on a steam train