Spiral Thread
Term 1 (7.5 wks)
Planning
Resources
Term 2 (7 wks)
Planning
Resources
Term 3 (6 wks)
Planning
Resources
Term 4 (5 wks)
Planning
Resources
Term 5 (6 wks)
Planning
Resources
Term 6 (7.5 wks)
Planning
Resources
SEAL
New Beginnings
Getting on and Falling out
Say no to bullying (anti-bullying week)
Going for Goals
Good to Be Me
Relationships
Changes
Attitudes & Values
Respect
Self Belief
Opinions
Nurturing (Friendship)
Having Fun!
Purpose
Thinking & Learning
Learning to Learn
Creative Thinking
Questions
Independence
Learning to Live
Critical Thinking
Learning Together
Collaborative Projects
Present and Perform
Disagreeing and Debating
Listening and Talking
Large Groups
Task Roles
Knowledge & Experiences
The Circus
Animal Antics on Safari
Animal Antics on Safari
To Infinity and Beyond-Space
To Infinity and Beyond-Space
All at Sea - Titanic
We Love London!
Literacy
Persuasive Writing - Non-Fiction
(Should animals be in the circus?)
Poetry- Choral and performance
(perform poem about the circus)
Novels and stories by significant children's authors- Michael Morpurgo (The Butterfly Lion, Running Wild)
Stories from other cultures - Fiction
Instructions - Non-Fiction
Poetic Style and Performance
Report Writing
Dramatic Conventions - Fiction
Recount - Non-Fiction
Narrative Poetry - poetry
Film Narrative
Older Literature - Fiction
Traditional stories, fables, myths, legends
Science
Friction
Habitats
Circuits and Conductors
Keeping Warm
Solids, Liquids and Gases and how they can be separated
Moving and Growing
ICT
Manipulating images- Circus posters
Databases- safari animals
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Databases- safari animals
Controlling devices- control a space buggy
Spreadsheets- class of people of the Titanic etc
Datalogging- how long takes iceberg to melt
Music- Underwater sounds
Multimedia- Powerpoint about the Great Fire of London
Humanities
History- of the Circus
Geography- Circus around the World
Geography- Location of the jungle/safari
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Geography- Location of the jungle/safari
Geography- Countries with space travel.
Solar System
History- Neil Armstrong/ First moon landing
Timeline of Space travel history
Space missions to other planets
History- What happened.
order events on a time line
Different classes of people
Geography- Map route of Titantic
Geography- Water Cycle
Water conservation
History- Great Fire of London
The Plague
Geography- Locate London
London Landmarks
Art/DT
Face Painting
Salt Dough
Make clowns
Make big top
Cooking- Popcorn, candy floss
Animals and Landscapes
Water colours
Pastels
Tie Dye
Animal Pattern printing
Cooking-make jungle fruit juice
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Tie Dye
Animal Pattern printing
Design and build a rocket/ moon buggy/ space station.
Planet/ moon landscape paintings
Chalk pastel ‘space window’
3D planets – paper mache
Make a space suit out of newspaper (team building)
Fimo Aliens
Cooking- Rock/Space Cakes
Charcoal sketch -looking through the porthole
Create a collage about the Titanic.
Large Scale 3d Titanic ship
Cooking- Titanic Cupcakes
Coral Reef painting
Pebble painting
Sew something from under the sea
Wax relief water scene
Cooking-Blue under the sea biscuits with sea life
3D model of London streets at that time with a view to enacting scenes from the Great Fire
Modern art- painting of Great Fire London
Cooking- bake bread from bakery
Music
Dragon scales - Exploring pentatonic scales
Animal Magic
Uses instruments to create own space soundsSounds to accompany space images – compose space music
Listen to extracts from The Planets (Holst)
-Draw what you hear/ express feelings
The Class Orchestra
Exploring underwater sounds
Salt, pepper, vinegar, mustard - Exploring singing games
Painting with Sound- exploring sound colours
RE
The Bible
The Advent Ring
Holy
The Prophet Muhammad
The Qur'an
The Life Story of Buddha
Good Friday
Pentecost
The Synagogue???
PE
Invasion Games
Hockey
Dance
Gymnastics
Net and Wall Games
Striking and Fielding
Athletics

Circus day- including Circus Skills workshop
Trip to Howletts or Port Lympne
Christmas Production
Trip to
Herstmonceux Science Centre

Brighton Beach and Sea Life Centre
Big Red Bus Highlights of London