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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.

Term 1 The Iron Age
Term 2 What’s on the Menu?
Term 3 Egyptians
Term 4 Dinosaurs, Fossils and Rocks
Term 5 The Nature of Life
Term 6 London

The Nature of Life

 Maths

  • Measurements

 Literacy

Writing Opportunities

      The Secret Garden

    • Descriptive writing – Lydiard Park, my ideal garden

Grammar

  • Paragraphs
  • Identifying subordinate clauses
  • Apostrophes
  • Possessive nouns
  • Verb agreement
  • Making word with suffixes and prefixes

Spelling

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

Reading

    • The Secret Garden
    • Guided reading daily
    • Weekly buddy reading with Ladybirds and Bumblebees

 Humanities

History

Geography

  • Changing environments

RE

  • Rights of passage

 MFL - French

Scheme : Jolie Ronde

          • Days of the week
          • Fruit
          • Months of the year

 PSHE

Jigsaw Scheme

          • Relationships

 ICT

Scheme: Rising Stars Switched on Computing

    • HMTL editors

 Science

      • The science of plants

- identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowing plants
- explore the requirements of plants for life and growth
- investigate how water is transported within plants
- life cycle of flowing plants

      • Animals including humans
      • Living things and their habitats

 PE

            • Tennis
            • Cricket
            • Rounders
            • Year 3 – swimming

 Creative Arts

            • Plant art inspired by William Morris
            • Music – Charanga music scheme
            • Cooking – prepare and cook a variety of dishes

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Recent updates from Badger class

  • Millbrook celebrates the Royal Wedding

    We had an amazing afternoon in the beautiful weather on Friday 18th May. The event started with a family picnic on the field, with the packed lunches served in Union Jack boxes. The children then entertained the audience by taking part in various events such as the Kings and Queens Parade, maypole dancing, country dancing, singing nursery rhymes and wedding songs, a wedding hat parade, morris dancing, by our very own Millbrook Maurice Men!, and a rousing finale of traditional…
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  • Egyptians in Year 3 & 4

    Our topic this term is Egyptians! We have had an exciting start to our topic with an ancient mummy taking up residence in the studio! The children had to explore this mysterious tomb using only torches. It was a bit spooky!

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  • The Iron Age – Year 3 and 4

    During our Iron Age topic we were lucky to have an amazing visitor in early October, the children were able to experience the Iron Age with weapons and animal skins! For our WOW finisher we had an Iron Age camp fire with soup and story telling. It has been a great topic.

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  • Just Joshing!

    On Tuesday 4th April Years 2 to 6 watched a fantastic anti-bullying production called ‘Just Joshing’ by Firehorse productions. The children were enthralled and learned a lot to consolidate their understanding of bullying and how to stop it. Thank you to all the parents who have completed our on-line anti-bullying questionnaire. If you want to read our anti-bullying policy, please see the policies section on our website. At Millbrook we are dedicated to ‘blowing the whistle’ on bullying and banning it…
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  • Sainsbury’s Active Kids Voucher collection

    Millbrook are again collecting Sainsbury’s Active Kids vouchers this year which are available to collect from all Sainsbury’s stores, petrol stations and when ordering online from Wednesday 25th January. Last year we collected 6529 vouchers which enabled us to purchase some items for the outside area in KS1, this included a giant crossword connect, a camouflage wigwam and a sandbox. The more vouchers collected, the more equipment your children can benefit from in their P.E. lessons, playtime and at after school clubs, so let’s…
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