Curriculum themes 2018 2019

Term 1:  Inspiring Sculpture

An Art focus for this term looking at some famous and iconic art sculptures and artists from around the world. Also looking at the different materials used to create the sculptures and the history behind the inspiration. Children will be given opportunities to create their own sculptures using a variety of media. 

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Term 2:  The Ice Age

A Geography and Science focus for this term. A look at the effects of global warming and climate change, the reduction of ice sheets. the effects on the animals and habitats within which they live. What caused frozen Earth to thaw? Changing landscapes. 

 

 

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Term 3: The Blue Planet

An Eco focus for term 3. A look into the high level usage of plastics and the effects on our oceans and ocean life. Look at the work of David Attenborough and his programs about plastic. Children to create own documentaries. 

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Term 4: Off with their Head!

A History focus for term 4 with a look into the Tudor dynasty. How the Tudors lived, the war of the roses, Henry 8th, religion, betrayal and conspiracy. A fascinating topic! 

 

 

 

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Term 5 and Term 6: When I grow up!

Term 5 and 6 is a big focus on the STEM curriculum. A look at children's aspirations for the future. A look at employment history, a visit to Bristol Aerospace to inspire those budding engineers. A look at money and projects to make money in PSHE. In music a look at the musical Matilda "When I grow up" 

During these terms we will also have the Chipping Sodbury festival theme to prepare for and concert. 

 

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