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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.

Year 5

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

In Year 5 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 did the Greeks do for us?

Where on earth are we?

What is it made of?

How would you get to the south pole?

Who lived here first?

Have you been up the shake and shiver?

Hook

Greek drama workshop

Camp out

What’s in the box? Blind feely activity.

Orienteering – find a geo cache

Looking at artefacts

Trip on the London Eye

Texts

Odysseus

Cosmic

Princess Blankets

Non Fiction – Hillary and Everest

Shakleton’s Journey

Freedom for Bron

London eye Mystery

Science

Inventors

 

Earth and Space

Materials

Forces

Living things and habitats

Animals including humans

Humanities

Ancient Greek civilisation

Compare and contrast to modern China

Mountains

Artic and Antarctic

 

Anglo-Saxons & Scots

 

Settlements and land use

Computing

We are game developers

We are cryptographers

 

We are artists

 

We are web developers

We are bloggers

We are architects

 

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

 

Rockets launch

 

CAM pictures

 

Design a pie and filling

Art

Design and make clay Greek pots

 

Sewing own blankets

 

Sketching artefacts

 

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

 

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

 

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

PSCHE

Preparing to play a role as an active citizen

Developing good relationships and respecting the differences in people

Developing a healthy, safer lifestyle

Developing confidence and responsibility and making the most of their abilities

Developing a healthy, safer lifestyle

MFL Spanish

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

Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures

 

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help*

 

PE

Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance

 

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.

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.

Perform dances using a range of movement patterns

 

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

 

100 things

Visit the Houses of Parliament

Stand inside the House of Lords

Stand inside the House of commons

Be a Greek for the day

Make something out of clay

Go stargazing

Find Ursa Major

Find Ursa Minor

Find Cassiopeia

Camp out

Launch a rocket into the sky

Stitch a blanket

Find a geo cache

Find your way with a map and compass

Fly a kite

Hold an object which is 100s of years old

 

Discover what is in a pond

Travel up the Thames

Take a flight on the London Eye

Make a pie