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25/05/18

Retweetd From Overbes

As a parent and governor of I am truly grateful and excited about this school. Big thank you to all the staff! Fantastic finish event at the school this morning. https://t.co/D0H7Vq5g4d

25/05/18

Tables full of learning on display in the gym today for our ‘fabulous finish’ to this half term’s topics. https://t.co/NpyclLAzx9

24/05/18

As a thank you to all the parents who have supported their children to maintain high attendance this half term, everyone can wear their own clothes tomorrow! https://t.co/YkJlWACUu6

23/05/18

Hooray! Well done indeed. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 https://t.co/nfjsmw090v

23/05/18

Congratulations to 3 Farah who had the longest line of pennies in the penny mile for today totalling 45 metres. A very special mention to Bluebelle whose contributions alone totalled 24.5 metres! https://t.co/gkrIwxEM2g

23/05/18

The penny mile for has been a great success with 226 metres of coins laid out in the hall. Thank you to everyone who sent money in... the winning class will be announced soon! https://t.co/IxPO9VyDKn

23/05/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Great work today to all 116 students we delivered to! All working towards July's S+F Competition working on their skill skipping routine👍 🏆🥊🥇 https://t.co/0V2Dymwrff

21/05/18

Michelle from visited us to talk in assembly to about the charity ahead of the penny mile fundraiser on Wednesday. https://t.co/YadMsB3rEO

20/05/18

A wonderful collaborative moment on the KS2 playground; French skipping with Mrs Brooks. https://t.co/g9PP3jgAHd

20/05/18

HPAO pupils chosen to be a mascot and a flag bearer at for the FA Trophy Final thanks to and St Andrew’s house charity . Remember we are holding a penny mile for them on Wednesday! https://t.co/nUnQZIubSK

17/05/18

Well done to all of our Year 6 children who have been amazing ALL week completing the . We are so proud of you. You are all stars! https://t.co/fbRr2pGfPu

17/05/18

Royal Wedding cupcakes with lunch today https://t.co/8NusKLyn5L

17/05/18

Our EYFS classrooms are full of happy children proudly sharing their learning profiles with family. https://t.co/cL3xaTUmVf

14/05/18

A cooked breakfast welcome for our wonderful Year 6 who are all in and full of smiles. https://t.co/irTPqOfmUS

08/05/18

3 Farah are very excited... our broad bean seeds are sprouting! https://t.co/bAXwnYDpjd

04/05/18

Reception enjoyed a fantastic morning in the sunshine at St Paul’s Recreation Ground! They climbed rocks, played on the enormous climbing frame and had lots of fun on the zip wire too! After a snack they played ‘Poohsticks’ on the bridge! https://t.co/nLxEu4jSiE

02/05/18

Tomorrow, Thursday 3rd May, we are closed for all children in YrR to Yr5. See you all as normal on Friday 4th when gates open at 8:30. https://t.co/brbJCjm0RY

02/05/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Boxing4Schools After School Club had a new level of speed and skill today, with the students bring totally focused on their work more to follow...............

19/04/18

Year 4 had a great day aboard the on Monday, enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of the steam train as their hook into learning. https://t.co/DebHEmPzpd

19/04/18

Year 3 enjoyed making (and eating) edible rainforests as the hook into our topic. https://t.co/CbWcFvZvAt

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