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Curriculum

At Millbrook we are committed to teaching a broad and balanced curriculum that challenges all of our pupils and enriches their life experience. As of September 2014 in line with Government initiative Millbrook is delivering the New Curriculum. To facilitate this we use modules from the International Primary Curriculum and this year will be using the following modules:

Term 1 Active Planet
Term 2  Local History – The Victorians
Term 3 Wave a Flag (Countries)
Term 4  The Romans
Term 5 Brightsparks – Ironman
Term 6  Rainforests – Let it Grow

Let It Grow

 Maths

  • Money – Fiver Challenge
  • Shape and space
  • Addressing misconceptions

 Literacy

Writing Opportunities

    • Own version of Jack and the Beanstalk
    • Advertisements
    • Editing Fairy Tales

Grammar

  • Speech marks

Spelling

  • Word lists to learn at home
  • No nonsense spelling scheme

Reading

    • Fairy Tales
    • Research on Tropical Rainforests
    • Guided reading daily
    • Weekly buddy reading with Ladybirds and Bumblebees

 Humanities

History

Geography

    • Water Cycle
    • Tropical Rainforest – locations and problems

RE

      • Sikhism

 MFL - French

Scheme : Jolie Ronde

          • Greetings
          • Numbers
          • Colours

 PSHE

Jigsaw Scheme

          • Changing Me

 ICT

Scheme: Rising Stars Switched on Computing

          • Graphic Design

 Science

            • Identify and describe different parts of a flower
            • Human and animal nutrition
            • Classification of groups
            • Changing environments

 PE

          • Athletics
          • Striking and fielding
          • Year 3 – swimming

 Creative Arts

          • Observational plant drawings
          • Making product to sell for The Young Enterprise Fiver Challenge
          • Music – School Production songs

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