Curriculum Overview 2018-2019
Autumn 1 - Mr. Dreher
In English your child will learn to change the way they speak and write to suit different situations, purposes and audiences; read a range of texts and respond to different layers and meaning in them; explore the use of language in texts and learn how language works. It is taught in differentiated groups, so your child could be taught by me or by another teacher. English homework is set on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and is due back completed on Fridays.
In Maths your child will learn to improve your child’s understanding of number; addition and subtraction; multiplication and division; measurement; fractions; geometry and statistics. Maths homework is set on Mondays and is due back completed on Fridays.
In PSHE your child will study ‘Relationships’ and will look at developing and maintaining a variety of healthy relationships, within a range of social/cultural contexts; how to recognise and manage emotions within a range of relationships and how to recognise risky or negative relationships including all forms of bullying and abuse.
In Science your child will study ‘Eating Healthy’ and will look at what foods are healthy and which are not, what counts as their five-a-day, food groups and portion sizes,
In RE your child will study the Islamic religious festival of Eid-al-Adha and will look at the stories of Abraham and the wisdom of Mohammed, the act of Hajj, explore how Muslims worship at home and create Mendhi pattern art work.
In PE your child will cover the sport of handball, alongside health related fitness.
In French your child will study through the topics: getting to know you, all about me, food glorious food, family and friends, our school and time.
In History, Art, Geography and Computing your child will learn through our ‘Ancient Egyptian’ topic. They will find out about the pyramids, baking Egyptian bread, creating Egyptian artefacts and finding out where Egypt is and what it is like.
The subjects of Music and DT are taught by other specialist teachers.
To enhance the curriculum please can you pay by Parental Pal, £1 a week or £7 every half-term. If you have any queries about what your child is being taught this half-term, please do not hesitate to contact me at school.