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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.

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