Spring 2021 Curriculum Offer

CURRICULUM OFFER - Spring term 2021

Phonics

Live lessons in EYFS/KS1 (pre-recorded in Year 3/4)

  • Continue with ‘SoundsWrite’ programme

 

Talk 4 Writing

Weeks beginning 05.01.21 & 11.01.21

  • Revision and retrieval of previous learning from last term

 

New fiction unit week beginning 18.01.21 (3 weeks)

  • EYFS = I really want the cake by Simon Phillip
  • Year 1/2 = A Chair for my Mother by Vera B Williams (settings)
  • Year 3/4 = The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig (plot)
  • Year 5/6 = Ghost by Jason Reynolds (dialogue)

 

New non-fiction unit week beginning 08.02.21 (3 weeks)

  • EYFS =  Instructions = How to make a chocolate cake
  • Year 1/2 = Recount = The day of the fire
  • Year 3/4 = Persuasion = A letter to persuade the Truth Pixie not to tell the truth
  • Year 5/6 = Explanation = Why are some nations so good at sprinting?

 

Format for Remote Learning (live) - Talk 4 Writing (KS2)

  • Retrieval from yesterday’s lesson (5 minutes)
  • Teach new content (5 minutes)
  • Check understanding - questioning or sentence writing (5 minutes)
  • Address misconceptions (5 minutes)
  • Short Independent Task - Short burst writing (5 minutes)
  • Set the Independent Task for the day, highlight resources available (word banks, toolkits), set expectations for completion and uploading, take questions (5 minutes)

 

Format for Remote Learning (pre-recorded) Talk4Writing lessons (EYFS/KS1)

  • Reminder of yesterday’s lesson
  • Teach new content in small chunks e.g a sentence at a time, asking the children to pause the video and do their own sentence (DO NOT teach the content and then ask children to write the whole paragraph - remember this is NEW learning not revision of old)
  • Model expectations for independent task clearly
  • Set the Independent Task for the day, highlight resources available (word banks, toolkits), set expectations for completion and uploading

 

Maths

  • Year group specific White Rose Maths linking to Maths No Problem. (See maths spines)

 

Foundation

First 2 weeks revision and retrieval of autumn term learning.

Spring 1 (starting 18.01.21)

 

EYFS

Year 1/2

Year 3/4

Year 5/6

Week 3

18.01.21

KUW

Where does food come from?

Art

Drawing

Paul Klee

Geography

Natural Disasters

History

British Empire

Week 4

25.01.21

PD

Why is food so important?

Science

Everyday Materials 1

Art

Drawing

Hokusai

Art

Drawing

Keith Haring

Week 5

01.02.21

Art

Drawing - Arcimboldo

(Fruit still life)

PSHE

Being Responsible

PSHE

Being Responsible

PSHE

Y5 - Being Responsible

Y6 - Keeping Safe

Week 6

08.02.21

PSHE

How can we solve conflict?

Science

Everyday Materials 2

Science

Rocks

Science

Humans

 

Spring 2

 

EYFS

Year 1/2

Year 3/4

Year 5/6

Week 7

22.02.21

KUW

Growing 1 - Plant seeds (cress)

Science

Forces & Mangets

Geography

Natural Disasters

History

British Empire

Week 8

01.03.21

Technology

Using a camera

(fruit faces)

Art

Drawing

Paul Klee

Art

Drawing - Hokusai

Art

Drawing

Keith Haring

Week 9

08.03.21

KUW

Understanding Food Decay

PSHE

Relationships

PSHE

Y3 - Staying Safe

Y4 - Jealousy

PSHE

Y5 - A World without judgement

Week 10

15.03.21

KUW

Freezing (science)

Science

Everyday Materials 3

Science

Rocks

Science

Humans

Week 11

22.03.21

KUW

Growing 2 - Observe seeds (cress)

Computing

Data Representation

Computing

Data Representation

Computing

Networks

 

Week 12

29.03.21

(4 days)

 

Super

Retrieval

Quiz

Super

Retrieval

Quiz

Super

Retrieval

Quiz

Super

Retrieval

Quiz

 

Monitoring Work & Live Lessons Expectations

  • Contact parents daily if children have missed the live lessons to ascertain why and provide support
  • Message class every morning to remind that a piece of writing and some maths work needs to be uploaded to Google classroom each day - ring parents the following afternoon if this is not done to discuss reasons and offer support
  • For work uploaded - an acknowledgement will be sufficient unless specific feedback is needed to address a misconception
  • TTRS/Numbots - checked weekly and phone calls if not engaging
  • Accelerated Reader Quizzes - check weekly and phone calls if not engaging