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12/05/21

We loved our parachute games at lunchtime today 💕 https://t.co/0ZX8UOwh1j

19/04/21

Year 5 have made some brilliant bird boxes for their Easter DT project! https://t.co/OTnL2qr68O

12/03/21

A massive thank you to and for "visiting" HFSP this week - nothing beats meeting and talking to an author about their experiences to inspire our own reading and writing! https://t.co/wxpMcXarDp

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (2/2) https://t.co/NnfG3CrVsY

12/03/21

Happy belated World Book Day 2021 from HFSP! (1/2) https://t.co/VFrWSeGqtx

08/03/21

Year 4 Meet the Author - Jenny Pearson 📚 https://t.co/ikLIwiepkm

08/03/21

Welcome back KS2 👨‍💻 ✍️ 😃 https://t.co/Lm5DMBMyqO

08/03/21

Welcome back Key Stage 1 📚 🧮 https://t.co/oDlDLZPaEW

08/03/21

Welcome back Early Years 🦕 🦖 https://t.co/rd1NtggzjU

04/03/21

Happy world book day! Look at our amazing crayons 🖍 📚 https://t.co/W8S4WayFsf

26/02/21

The final push! One-to-one Phonics tutoring for our pupils learning online. https://t.co/b9rHt8oB7E

24/02/21

How does a holiday to Mount Etna sound? Year 4 learning about volcanoes in Geography. https://t.co/tCHRatC5lP

12/02/21

Year 4 carrying out a Science experiment learning about the harmful effects certain liquids can have on our teeth. science https://t.co/iD2jilnPSD

11/02/21

Porridge making in Agra Deedy https://t.co/BXTSyBaVV2

11/02/21

Reception are getting ready for Chinese New Year 🧧 🍜 https://t.co/z8vdxN7VxF

11/02/21

Securing those number bonds 🧮 https://t.co/4AG0r09qt2

09/02/21

Key Stage One took part in their Speech Bubbles session today. Children from home and from school participated 🙂 https://t.co/WbiYu9W07X

01/02/21

Year 4 have created their very own Roman God Trump cards this week! Who’s the strongest? 💪 https://t.co/qQVrim5pRn

22/01/21

Year 4 have created some fantastic diagrams of the digestive system for Science! https://t.co/2hUQr0PnuR

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Year 1

Year 1 Curriculum Overview

Term

Content

Half-Term 1

Half-Term 2

Aut

Unit Overview

 

Unit 1.1 - Online Safety and exploring Purple Mash (4 lessons)

What are the specific end-points for the unit?

  • Pupils can login to Purple Mash using their own login, and can customise their avatar
  • Pupils are beginning to develop an understanding of ownership of work online
  • Pupils can save and retrieve work into the My Work folder in Purple Mash and understand that this is a private saving space just for their work
  • Pupils can find messages that their teacher has left on Purple Mash
  • Pupils can search Purple Mash to find, print and save resources
  • Pupils will know how to use the different icons to add pictures and text to their work.
  • Pupils have explored the Games section and looked at Table Toons (2x tables)
  • Pupils can logout of Purple Mash when they have finished using it and know why that is important.

 

Unit 1.2 Grouping and Sorting (2 lessons)

What are the specific end-points for the unit?

  • Pupils have sorted items using a range of criteria on the carpet as a class and in pairs
  • Pupils have used Purple Mash activities to sort various items online using a variety of criteria.

 

Unit 1.3 Pictograms (3 lessons)

What are the specific end-points for the unit?

  • Pupils can discuss and illustrate the transport used to travel to school
  • Pupils can contribute to the collection of class data
  • Pupils have used these illustrations to create a simple pictogram
  • Pupils can contribute to a class pictogram
  • Pupils can discuss what the pictogram shows
  • Pupils can collect data from rolling a die 20 times and recording the results
  • Pupils can represent the results as a pictogram.

 

1.4 Lego Builders (3 lessons)

What are the specific end-points for the unit?

  • Pupils know that, when building something, they need to follow accurate instructions
  • Pupils understand what an algorithm is
  • Pupils know that computers need precise instructions to follow
  • Pupils know that an algorithm written for a computer to follow is called a program
  • Pupils understand how the order in which the steps of a recipe are presented affects the outcome
  • Pupils can organise instructions for a simple recipe
  • Pupils know that correcting errors in an algorithm or program is called ‘debugging’

 

 

Links to Big Idea & key concepts

What big idea does it link to? What are the key concepts covered in the unit?

  •  Use programming languages or platforms to create digital items
  •  Use computational abstractions & models
  • Use technology safely and respectfully

 

NC Link

How does this link to NC expectations – or exceed

  •  Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies
  •  Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
  • Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions.
  • Create and debug simple programs
  • Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs.

 

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Unit Overview

1.5 Maze Explorers (3 lessons)

What are the specific end-points for the unit?

  • Pupils know how to use the direction keys in 2Go and add a unit of measurement to the direction
  • Pupils can use diagonal direction keys to move the characters
  • Pupils know how to create and debug a simple algorithm
  • Pupils can challenge themselves by using the longer algorithm to complete challenges
  • Pupils can change the background images in their chosen challenge and save their new challenge
  • Pupils have tried each other’s challenges as 2Dos

 

1.6 Animated Story Books (5 lessons)

What are the specific end-points for the unit?

  • Pupils know the difference between a traditional book and an e-book
  • Pupils can use the different drawing tools to create a picture on the page
  • Pupils can add text to a page and change the colour, font and size of the text
  • Pupils can save and retrieve their work
  • Pupils can add an animation to their picture
  • Pupils can play the pages they have created
  • Pupils can add a sound to the page, including their own voice
  • Pupils can create their own music and add it to their page.
  • Pupils can add a background to the page
  • Pupils can copy and paste a page in the book.
  • Pupils can enhance the features of their story book by adding additional pages and animations
  • Pupils can share their storybook on a class story book display board

1.7 Coding (6 lessons)

  • Pupils can explain what coding is and know the importance of sequential algorithms
  • Pupils can read through combined blocks of code.
  • Pupils can make a background and add characters using Design mode
  • Pupils can design a simple program and then create the program using 2Code
  • Pupils can make a character move when given a variety of input events, such as a mouse click
  • Pupils can use collision detection to make objects interact
  • Pupils can program a sound to play when objects collide

Links to Big Idea & key concepts

What big idea does it link to? What are the key concepts covered in the unit?

  • Use logical reasoning
  • Create, organise, store & retrieve digital content

 

NC Link

How does this link to NC expectations – or exceed

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
  • Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs.
  • Create and debug simple programs
  • Understand what algorithms are; how they are implemented as programs on digital devices; and that programs execute by following precise and unambiguous instructions.

 

Sum

Unit Overview

1.8 Spreadsheets (3 lessons)

What are the specific end-points for the unit?

  • Pupils can navigate around a spreadsheet and enter data into cells
  • Pupils can explain what rows and columns are
  • Pupils can open the Image toolbox and find and add clipart
  • Pupils can use the ‘move cell’ tool so that images can be dragged around the spreadsheet
  • Pupils can use the ‘lock’ tool to prevent changes to cells
  • Pupils can give images a value that the spreadsheet can use to count them
  • Pupils can add the count tool to count items
  • Pupils can add the speak tool so that the items are counted out loud
  • Pupils can use a spreadsheet to help work out a fair way to share items

 

1.9 Technology Outside of School (2 lessons)

  • Pupils understand what is meant by ‘technology
  • Pupils have considered types of technology used in school and out of school
  • Pupils have recorded 4 examples of where technology is used away from school

 

Links to Big Idea & key concepts

  • Recognise common uses of IT
  • Use computational abstractions & models

 

NC Link

  • Use technology purposefully to create, organise, store, manipulate and retrieve digital content
  • Recognise common uses of information technology beyond school