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Today's English Video

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Today's Maths VIDEO 1

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Today's Maths VIDEO 2

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Today's English Lesson Thursday 4th March

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Week 8 - Group 2 - Video 4.mp4

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Today's Maths Lesson VIDEO 2 04.03.2021

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04.03.2021
LT I can count in tenths.

Video
https://vimeo.com/502686139

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y3-Spring-Block-5-WO4-Count-in-tenths-2019.pdf

Answer
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y3-Spring-Block-5-ANS4-Count-in-tenths-2019.pdf

Unicorns Uncovered Lesson 3.mp4

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Today's Maths Video 03.03.2021 (Video 1)

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LT I can find a half.

Video
https://vimeo.com/511156128

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y2-Spring-Block-4-WO3-Find-a-half-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y2-Spring-Block-4-ANS3-Find-a-half-2019.pdf

Today's Maths Lesson 03.03.2021 (Video 2)

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03.03.2021
LT I can count in tenths.

Video
https://vimeo.com/502315833

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y3-Spring-Block-5-WO3-Tenths-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Y3-Spring-Block-5-ANS3-Tenths-2019.pdf

Today's English Tuesday 2nd March

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LT : I can write sentences using one word that has different definitions.

• Read introduction on page 5.
• Read ‘The River Unicorn’ on page 6.
• Match the definitions to the correct pictures on page 7.
• Write sentences using these words on page 8.
• Write two sentences using the word ‘reluctant’ on page 8.

Success Criteria:
- Match the definitions to the correct picture.
- Write sentences using the definitions of ‘bank’.
- Write at least 2 words on page 8 using the word ‘reluctantly’ .
- Using capital letters, commas and full stops for all sentences.

Today's Maths (Video 1) 02.03.2021

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LT I can recognise a half.

Video
https://vimeo.com/511155603

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y2-Spring-Block-4-WO2-Recognise-a-half-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y2-Spring-Block-4-ANS2-Recognise-a-half-2019.pdf

Today's Maths 02.03.2021 (Video 2)

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02.03.2021
I can show understanding of fractions.

Video
https://vimeo.com/502527306

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-3-WO1-What-is-a-fraction_-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Y4-Spring-Block-3-ANS1-What-is-a-fraction_-2019.pdf

Today's English Lesson Monday 1st March

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LT I can read about mythical beasts and draw my own.

• Read introduction on page 2.
• Read information about mythical beasts on page 3.
• Draw your own mythical beast on page 4.

Success Criteria:
- Use the information from page 3 to create your own mythical beast.
- Draw your mythical beast on page 4.
- Use labels to point out the different parts of your new creature.

Today's Maths (Video 1) 01.03.2021

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01.03.2021
LT I can make equal parts.

Video
https://vimeo.com/510671507

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y2-Spring-Block-4-WO1-Make-equal-parts-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y2-Spring-Block-4-ANS1-Make-equal-parts-2019.pdf

Today's Maths (Video 2) 01.03.2021

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01.03.2021
LT I can understand the difference between unit and non-unit fractions.

Video
https://vimeo.com/502315136

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y3-Spring-Block-5-WO1-Unit-and-non-unit-fractions-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Y3-Spring-Block-5-ANS1-Unit-and-non-unit-fractions-2019.pdf

Today's English Lesson Thursday 25th February

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Thursday 25th February
LT I can plan an advert for visiting Zargon 10.

• Read the example and structure on page 18.
• Plan out advert using the structure given on page 19.

Success Criteria:
- Completing each box with ideas using both the structure and example on page 18 for support.
- Writing about things mentioned within the log on Wednesday for the advert.

Yesterday's (24.02) English Video

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Today's Maths Lesson

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25.02.2021
LT I can compare area.

Video
https://vimeo.com/501678823

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-2-WO4-Comparing-area-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Y4-Spring-Block-2-ANS4-Comparing-area-2019.pdf

Today's Englsh Lesson

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Wednesday 24th February
LT I can write my own log for visiting Zargon 10.

• Use plan (page 15) and exercises from yesterday to write a log for visiting Zargon 10 on page 17.

Success Criteria:
- Using the structure of the plan on page 15 to write out the log.
- Writing in full sentences using capital letters, commas and full stops.
- Using conjunctions, adjectives and fronted adverbials from exercises on pages 16 & 17.
- Write a full page in exercise book.

Today's Maths Lesson

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24.02.2021
LT I can use area to make shapes.

Video
https://vimeo.com/500864228

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-2-WO3-Making-shapes-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-2-ANS3-Making-shapes-2019.pdf

Today's Maths Lesson

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23.02.2021
LT I can count squares to calculate area.

Video
https://vimeo.com/500381471

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-2-WO2-Counting-squares-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-2-ANS2-Counting-squares-2019.pdf

Amazing Aliens Lesson 7.mp4

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Today's Project Lesson Tuesday 23rd February

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Today's Science Experiment Videos

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IMG_0732.mov

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Today's Maths Lesson 22.02.2021

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22.02.2021
LT I can show understanding of what area is.

Video
https://vimeo.com/499229510

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-2-WO1-What-is-area_-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Y4-Spring-Block-2-ANS1-What-is-area_-2019.pdf

Today's English Lesson Monday 22nd February

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Monday 22nd February
LT I can plan a log of my day on Zargon 10.

• Reading the example log on page 14.
• Designing own map of Zargon 10 using log on page 14.
• Writing plan of log on page 15.

Success Criteria:
- Read the example log making notes of how the author writes and what adjectives they use.
- Creating a map of Zargon 10 with labels to places visited in log.
- Create ideas for each section of the table structure, including actions for each box.

Today's English Video

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Friday 12th February
LT I can write an opener and quotes for a newspaper article.

• Use the 5 W’s to write an opener for the alien on page 12.
• Writing four witness quotes on page 13 for pictures on previous page (11).

Success Criteria:
- Write an opener for the alien, making sure to use all 5 W’s (who, what, where, when and why).
- Write four quotes for the pictures on page 11 correctly using speech marks.
- Including capital letters, commas and full stops, or question marks for all sentences.

Today's Maths Lesson

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12.02.2021
LT I can show understanding of correspondance problems.

Video
https://vimeo.com/498265698

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Y4-Spring-Block-1-WO11-Correspondence-problems-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Y4-Spring-Block-1-ANS11-Correspondence-problems-2019.pdf

Today's Videos 11th February 2021

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Amazing Aliens Lesson 4.mp4

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English 10th February 2021

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Wednesday 10th February
LT I can write sentences about aliens.

• Writing new facts about aliens using the ‘generalisers’ provided on page 9.
• Re-writing the sentences adding in the word ‘additionally’ on page 10.
• Writing questions to ask aliens on page 10.
• Creating and drawing own alien on page 10.

Success Criteria:
- Writing full sentences using capital letters, full stops and generalisers provided on page 9.
- Writing an extra sentence using the word additionally, for two answers.
- Writing own questions to ask aliens, using capital letters and question marks.
- Drawing your own alien.


Maths Tuesday 9th February

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10.02.2021
LT I can divide two digits by one digit

Video
https://vimeo.com/497936690

Worksheet
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Y4-Spring-Block-1-WO9-Divide-2-digits-by-1-digit-2-2019.pdf

Answers
https://resources.whiterosemaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Y4-Spring-Block-1-ANS9-Divide-2-digits-by-1-digit-2-2019.pdf

Tuesday 9th February

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Tuesday 9th February
LT I can use adjectives to describe aliens.

• Picking out unknown words from the passage on page 6.
• Completing comprehension task on page 6.
• Completing adjectives task on page 7.

Today's Maths Video 09.02.21

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Today's Maths Video 08.02.2021

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Today's English Lesson

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Monday 8th February
LT I can create alien words.

• Reading the passage on pages 2 and 3.
• Matching the words to pictures on page 4.
• Creating alien words on page 5.

Written instructions for page 5 may be confusing, I will clearly explain how to use the tables to create alien compound words.

Prior Knowledge:
- Children have discussed and learnt about compound words.
- Children have used context to find the meaning of words in booklet 'Amazing Aliens.'

Success Criteria:
- Matching the words to the correct pictorial representations by using the definitions.
- Creating alien compound words and a definition.

Mission Possible Lesson 8.mp4

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Videos Wednesday 3rd February

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Week 5 - Video 3.mp4

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Week 5 - Video 2.mp4

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Today's English Lesson

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Tuesday 2nd February
LT: I can create a secret code and a spy gadget.

• Writing a secret code (page 26)
• Creating a gadget (page 27)

Success Criteria:
• - Using letters or numbers to create a secret code.
• - Using the BAR example to create a gadget at home – either a drawing or a craft with labels.
• - Plan how the code and gadget will be used in your final story.

Today's English Lesson

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Monday 1st February
LT: I can use adjectives and speech marks for a story.

• Listing settings from stories (page 22)
• Picking out adjectives from a passage (page 23)
• Reading how speech marks work (page 24)
• Exercise on speech marks (page 25)

Success Criteria:
• - Using adjectives to describe the setting or background of a story.
• - Using speech marks correctly for characters.

Today's Maths Lesson

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Today's English Lesson

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LT: I can create profiles on my characters using adjectives.

• Discussing the character of the lady and how the author describes her (page 20)
• Creating profiles on their own characters for their story (page 21)

Success Criteria:
• - Discussing the passage and how the author describes the character.
• - Creating profiles similar to Wednesday on their own characters.
• - Using adjectives and the ‘3 ideas’ approach to complete the profiles.

Today's English Lesson

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Thursday 28th January
LT: I can use 3 ideas to create names of characters.

• Describing the characters from Mission Possible based on their names and jobs (page 17)
• Reading ‘3 ideas’ approach for creating characters (page 18)
• Creating names for their own characters using ‘3 ideas’ approach (page 19)

Success Criteria:
• - Using the characters’ names and jobs to describe their personality.
• - Create character names using the 3 ideas approach.
• - Using adjectives to describe characters.

Today's English Lesson

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Wednesday 27th January
LT: I can create profiles on the characters from the story Mission Possible.

• Drawing a picture of their favourite character (page 12)
• Describing the characters from Mission possible using the story and adjectives (pages 13 – 16)

Success Criteria:
• - Describing the characters using information from the story.
• - Using adjectives to describe the character’s appearance and personality.


Today's English Lesson

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Tuesday 26th January
LT I can find clues within the story Mission Possible.

• ‘Finding clues’ quiz (page 9)
• ‘What happened when’ mountain task (page 10)
• Matching words with their definitions (page 11)

Success Criteria:
• - Finding the answers to the quiz by reading the story again.
• - Placing the events in the right order to match the story.
• - Using the story to figure out the definitions of new words.

Today's English Lesson

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Monday 25th January
LT I can discuss the story Mission Impossible.

Today's English Lesson

 

Wednesday 20th January

LT I can write the beginning of my story.

 

Using yesterday's plan I want you to write the opening, build up and problem to your story. Remember to use a seperate paragraph for each part of the story.

 

Things I'd like to see:

- Fronted adverbials

- Adjectives to describe

- Capital letter and full stops

- Inverted commas (speech marks) when a character is speaking.

 

We'll look at some WAGOLLs during our zoom meeting.

Today's English Lesson

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Tuesday 19th January
LT I can plan my story.

Today's English Lesson

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Monday 18th January
LT I can write a list poem,

Today's English Lesson

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Wednesday 13th January
LT I can create characters and describe their features.

Today's English Lesson

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Tuesday 12th January
LT I can sequence a story by writing a comic strip.

Today's English Lesson

Monday 11th January

LT I can show understanding of nouns and adjectives by using them in a sentence.

 

In your learning packs you have a group of grammar sheets stapled together.

Complete the sheets that say nouns and adjectives. Then, write five sentences in your exercise book that includes both a noun and adjective.

English Lesson

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Monday 8th January
LT I can show understanding of a taxt by completing a comprehension.

Welcome to Year 4 Crew

Mr. Gustafson, Miss Bravo and Mrs. Morgan

Welcome to the Year 4 Crew page. It's been a turbulent six months and it's an absolute pleasure to hear the classroom buzzing with sound again. The crew page along with SeeSaw will be updated on a regular basis for quick access check out the crew blog at https://blog.seesaw.me/crew4svp 

 

You will have received a letter about your child's reading day. Please ensure books are brought in on this because we have to 'quarantine' books for 48 hours once they are brought in.

 

Homelearning will consist of online sessions, a tracking sheet is sent out on Monday and needs to be back in school on Friday.

 

PE is on Wednesdays and children are able to wear sports kit on these days.

Autumn 2/ Spring 1: Walking In The Footsteps of Strangers.

 

In Autumn 2020, the Year 4 Crew’s project was called Walking In The Footsteps of Strangers.

 

We had to answer the essential question:

 

EQ: “ Why have people always left their homes to journey / travel?”

And

“Can memories travel?”

      

 

The Learning Targets for this project were:

  • I can decide whether Vikings were Settlers or Raiders through debate. 
  • I can show understanding of stereotypes by looking at how Liverpool is view by some (but not all) of the country. 
  • I can show understanding of the plight of refugees by reading excerpts of Boy At The Back Of The Class. 
  • I can make links between Liverpool and Ireland by studying the Irish Famine. 
  • I can assess the impact of Chinese immigrants to our cities culture by investigating Chinatown.
  • I can investigate migration within our city by studying the Scotland Road slum clearance.
  • I can see how my area has changed by studying regeneration and decline.

 

Immersion:

 

During our immersion week, the children visited various points and settlements along the River Alt. This helped us imagine the journeys other settlers have made in the past (Viking Long Boats got as far as Huyton).  We then had a detailed look at the Lindesfarne raids. Next, we looked at the climate of Scandinavia, all the time figuring out why the Vikings travelled. Then children then looked at the impact of Viking settlement in Britain.

 

 

Case Study 1: 

 

To start our project, we had an honest look at our beliefs and stereotypes. We looked at how Liverpool is viewed by the rest of the country. The children were then be required to ask: are these stereotypes fair? Here, we made links between these stereotypes with the stereotypes bestowed on the Vikings. Were these fair? 

 

We then studied fake news and the news around Brexit. The children then looked at headlines from various news sources. Then, the children looked at the readership figures for the newspapers during this period. The children will decide if their views can be changed by the media. The children then studied and produced a short video about how to check news sources and fake news.

 

Then we studied immigration from within the EU. Are the stereotypes bestowed on them fair or unfair? Why? Why have they travelled? Would you do the same? These ideas were then linked with refugees. Asking the same provoking questions.

 

 

 

Case Study 2:

 

Next, we looked at the Irish famine and why many Irish people settled in our city. The children then made links with the previous case study as to why people travel.  Would we do the same? The children then looked at the impact of religion in the city made by Irish immigrants (predominantly Roman Catholic). We made a (virtual) visit the Museum of Liverpool to study how these communities build the city’s second cathedral and how it was planned to build the second largest cathedral in the world. As a community school in close proximity to two catholic schools we then asked: are we a minority within our community?

 

The children will then study the impact of Chinese immigrants on the city. We then looked at how the Blue Funnel Line brought prosperity to the city and resulted in an influx of Chinese settlers in the community. We then made links with the Chinese heritage community. The children will visit Chinatown and investigate the links between Liverpool and Shanghai, which is now celebrated with a Chinese Arch. During this case study, the children created a timeline of immigration in Liverpool and we will celebrate the cultural melting pot we live in.

 

 

Case Study 3:

During case study three, the children have learnt about how our community has changed over the last 80 years. We then investigated the slum clearance of Scotland Road and how this resulted in a migration to the new Cantril Farm estate (now Stockbridge Village). 

 

The area was designed to be an ideal place to live with modern amenities. The children investigated how the area declined during the 1980s due to major jobs losses in the city due to economic turmoil and the loss of many of the cities docks. Next, we looked at the managed decline program of the Thatcher government and we made links with earlier in the project to see if this period of history played a role in the stereotyping of the people of Liverpool. The childrenlooked at the regeneration of the area and the change to Stockbridge Village. 

 

Our Legacy Outcome was to create biographies about the new residents of the assisted living facility adjacent to our school. We will make links with the community and the children will have the opportunity to find out about the residents through links with family members. All the time, the children will be checking for links with the project. The most obvious links will be ties with Ireland, the docks and Stockbridge Village.

 

 

Our English anchor texts were Arthur and the Golden Rope and Boys Who Dare To Be Different.

 

 

The Global Goal we worked on through our project is SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 8

Term One and Two

 

Once In A Lifetime

 

Essential Question -

How can we take the ‘once in a lifetime’ experience of Covid-19, as our SVP starting point for making the world a better place?

 

Guided Questions-

What happened to me / us during Covid-19? What was positive / negative How does a virus start and how does it spread?
What other pandemics helped change the world?

Why was the NHS created? Who was the architect?
What did we learn, that we can use, to make our school / our community/ the world a better place? What makes Stockbridge Village successful or unsuccessful as a community?

 

Case Study 1:

The children study what happened to them. They will do this through poetry and letter writing. Together, we will allow the classroom to be a zone where children can air their frustrations. We will study the doctor Dr. Li Wenliang and answer the question: Is Dr. Wenliang a hero? We will work scientifically to work out how a virus spreads ad well as using geography skills to map the spread of the virus.

 

Case Study 2:

We will compare the COVID-19 pandemic to the Spanish Flu and Plague pandemics. Looking at how the world changed during these periods. Checking the different methods used to quell a pandemic through each period.

 

Case Study 3:

We will look at the furlough and free school meals vouchers during this period. Discussing food poverty and the importance of nutritious meals. We will learn about Marcus Rashford and his clashes with the government. We will also speak to out School Cook (via Zoom) 

about the food banks in our community and her volunteer work during the summer to help serve Stockbridge Village nutritions meals. We will encourage pupils to bring food into school for our food bank and we'll end by serving up a nutritious meal.

 

Case Study 4:

We will look at the spread of COVID-19 across the globe. Learning about the continents and countries. We will address and investigate which continents got hit with the virus first. The children will do this by building on their knowledge of continents from Year 2 and build a knowledge of countries within a continent.

 

Case Study 5: 

The children will learn about the importance of key workers and specifically workers from the NHS. The children will also learn about the foundation of the NHS and we will learn about Nye Bevin. We will link our ideas with Science by learning about how to help prevent the spread of the virus as to not overwhelm the NHS.

 

Case Study 6: 

We will take everything we have learnt and produce guidance on how to stop the spread of the virus by creating artwork based on Pop Art. In particular, the works of Roy Liechtenstein.

 

End of Project Presentation:

The children will produce a video based everything they have learnt. The children will use editing skills to help their video have a polished look. 

English

 

In our first term, we will be reading the Oliver Jeffers' book Here We Are. The book helps children understand their place in the world and how to live as a community and in harmony. Through the text, we will explore what has happened and how it has changed us and our world. During this period, we will explore poetry and letter writing. 

 

Maths

 

This term we will focus on number: place value, addition and subtraction. Along with our daily Maths lesson we also have a number sense lesson three times a week. 

 

 

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