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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

18/04/18

Travelling teddies. Can you help ? https://t.co/oyGoi9appl

18/04/18

Year 2 enjoying their seaside day at school https://t.co/pGv1ARUSUq

17/04/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

Back to school working towards getting fit and focused!! Great jogging today now we have some sun the yr3/6 group jogged around the hole sch field, all 18 students finish in under 5 mins🥊💪🥊 #

16/04/18

The summer term has begun! Here are our key dates for the term. ☀️ ***The coffee morning to meet Mrs Dando is now on Thursday 19/4/18. https://t.co/w9puOg5dj2

06/04/18

Staff of HPAO are enjoying watching children’s caterpillars emerge into butterlfies over the holidays. https://t.co/zpQwG8whMJ

30/03/18

We hope all our mums, dads, carers and children enjoy a well deserved break. We'll see you all back at the academy ready for the summer term on Monday 16th April 2018. Gates will be open from 8:30. https://t.co/Y4bIrdZQ0z

29/03/18

Farewell to Mr Bell who is moving up to Secondary School to be the premises manager there. Farewell to Mr Robinson who is moving on to pastures new. Thank you both for helping us and well done to Miss Durrant for this amazing cake! https://t.co/mRqeN3t2UY

28/03/18

Year 4 have finished their Roman topic by designing, making and evaluating their own Roman tiles. https://t.co/9oUvRCYZ0U

27/03/18

The last day of term on Thursday 29th March is an own clothes day. We will be raising money on the gates for our house charities.

27/03/18

HPAO staff enjoyed their own Easter egg hunt around school day. Thanks Mrs Dench for organising! https://t.co/umOrOHH8fz

27/03/18

Retweetd From #Premier SouthLondon

So many superstars in PE recently was great to reward them for their excellent behaviour and work. 🏹 Archery Display also went down well with the children! Introducing the children to our competitions starting soon! https://t.co/gUfAlkBCwh

27/03/18

Thank you for our half termly prize award ceremony and archery demonstration in assembly today. https://t.co/PeskDfXQ5Q

23/03/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

3/3 The team work event that took the 1st place trophy for great work to all participants 🥊🥇🥊#teamwork https://t.co/nvUXZoRlOG

23/03/18

Retweetd From Boxing4Schools

1/3 Boxing4Schools Mini Skills and Fitness Competition Round 10 after all the focused hard work + team work that was put in we had a tight comp where again with the team work effort ad take 1st place with Orchard 2 points behind and Manor Oak in 3rd https://t.co/JbIgInSkTj

23/03/18

We won again! Inter Bromley boxing champions! Well done to the boxing team. So very proud of you! https://t.co/6xec7HTV8T

16/03/18

The ducklings are leaving us today to pastures new with Miss Andy, so other classes have been looking after them before they waddle off🐥🐥🐥🐥🐥 https://t.co/ekmnyeOW6m

15/03/18

Ship ahoy! Year 5 were all aboard the cutty sark today for a voyage of discovery https://t.co/YLhTKiFZB4

15/03/18

We have amazing writers in our Retelling the story of the very hungry caterpillar. 🐛#successforall https://t.co/VGlLKwUGm1

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