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Hawthorn Class Learning


The children will be reading and studying  the following texts:


Please Mrs Butler

Pride: The Story of Harvey Malik

Wolves in the WallPlease Mrs Butler: The timeless school ...

Using these texts as a focus the children will be writing a set of instructions, a newspaper article, non-chronological report, an alernative ending and studying some poetry.

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In English lessons, the children will develop an understanding of a variety of grammatical features using the following Alan Peat Sentence types :

3-ed sentences

Verb. Person sentences

Apostrophes for plural possession

Inverted commas

Nouns and pronouns

Present perfect verb forms

Standard English Forms

Fronted adverbials

Some; others

Then & now

Last word, first word

Inverted commas

Adjective, same adjective

2 adjective pair sentences

Emotion word, comma sentences 




Add fractions 

Subtract fractions 

Partition the whole

Find unit fractions of a set of objects

Find non - unit fractions of a set of objects

Solve reasoning problems


Pounds and pence

Convert pounds and pence

Add money 

Subtract money

Find change  



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Roman numerals to 12     

Tell time to 5 minutes

Tell time to the minute 

Read time on a digital clock

Use am and pm 

Days, months, years

Days and hours 

Hours and minutes - use start and end times

Hours and minutes - use durations

Minutes and seconds 

Units of time 

Solve problems with time



Turns and angles 

Right angles 

Compare angles 

Measure and draw accurately 

Horizontal and vertical 

Parallel and Perpendicular

Recognise and describe 2-D shapes 

Draw polygons

Recognise and describe 3-D shapes

Make 3-D shapes 



Interpret pictograms

Draw pictograms

Interpet bar charts

Draw bar charts 

Collect and present data 

Two way tables 


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This term the children will learn all about plants. They will learn the names of different parts of plants, and the jobs they do. The children will work scientifically and collaboratively to investigate what plants need to grow well, and will present their findings to their classmates. Furthermore, they will have chance to predict what will happen in an exciting investigation into the transportation of water within plants. They will work in a hands-on way to identify the parts of a flower, and will explore the different stages of the life cycle of a flowering plant.

Foundation Subjects


Local Study - The Rochdale Pioneers

Children will find the answer to the questions ‘Who were the Rochdale Pioneers and what impact did the co-operative movement have on the town of  Rochdale ?’ We will research members of the pioneers, how and why the co-operative movement started as well as looking at a variety of historical sources at The Pioneer's Museum in Rochdale. 

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What are rivers and how are they used?

Children will identify water stores and processes in the water cycle. Describe the three courses of a river. Name the physical features of a river. Name some major rivers and their location. Describe different ways a river is used. List some of the problems around rivers. Describe human and physical features around a river. Identify the location of a river on an OS map. Make a judgement on the environmental quality in a river environment. Make suggestions on how a river environment could be improved.


Formal elements of art

Developing skills in: design, drawing, craft, painting and art appreciation; making a variety of puppets using different materials, completing a drawing from observation, learning the difference between a tint and a shade and creating versions of a cartoon drawn by a famous illustrator. 


Creating media and data handling

Developing filming and editing video skills. Understand what a database is. Learning the meanings of records, fields and data.


Jazz, ragtime, Dixieland, scat

Explain what ragtime music is. Play on the ‘off beat’ and sing a syncopated rhythm. Play a call and then improvise a response. Improvise or compose a scat singing performance with sounds and words. Compose and play a jazz motif fluently, using swung quavers. Play a swung rhythm using a tuned percussion instrument.

Design & Technology



Draw and label a simple castle. Recognise that a castle is made up of multiple 3D shapes. Design a castle with key features. Score or cut along lines on the net of a 2D shape. Use glue to assemble geometric shapes. Utilise skills to build a complex structure. Evaluate their work by answering simple questions.

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