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15/10/20

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Reception children making scientific potions https://t.co/ZwBBHkuIdL

15/10/20

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From midnight on Friday, we - along with the rest of London - will enter level 2 restrictions to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Please follow the new rules to help https://t.co/Nb4U7ynLoE

15/10/20

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If you’re a homeowner or residential landlord you can apply for a Green Homes Grant voucher towards the cost of installing energy efficient improvements to your home. The gov uk website has all the details https://t.co/7NqN7wUad3 https://t.co/zCLatnVOyr

15/10/20

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100k in less than a day. The bigger the number the louder the voice... We’re not stopping here - please sign and keep sharing. https://t.co/xRTvLb5YVt

15/10/20

Year 3 Computing lesson using Purple Mash https://t.co/6cX4Vpgquv

13/10/20

Reception children making scientific potions https://t.co/ZwBBHkuIdL

13/10/20

Reception are getting the pumpkin ready for their soup! https://t.co/fwdGQyuDcH

04/10/20

Face coverings - Transport for London https://t.co/mLrAyttuFq

28/09/20

A giant beanstalk is growing in Year 2 Malala class! https://t.co/QGbeMaQ8E4

19/09/20

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If your child is unwell, but isn’t displaying any of the three coronavirus symptoms, there’s no need to book a test. After they’ve recovered, they can return straight back to school. https://t.co/nOHTQoBqON

07/09/20

Focus and Fun at Yoga and Art Clubs https://t.co/ss66ZC5cAy

07/09/20

Children are happy to be back at school! 😊 https://t.co/IUXI0y3nmn

03/09/20

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Welcome back all! https://t.co/4A4WNlk2Kx

03/09/20

🇪🇸 ¡Bienvenidos de nuevo! 🇬🇧 ⁦⁩ welcome back all! https://t.co/pKrn87DW5J

03/09/20

Welcome back all! https://t.co/4A4WNlk2Kx

02/09/20

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Walk or cycle to school where possible and wash your hands on arrival. However you get to school let’s stay safe and get https://t.co/DfrvSsEF5t https://t.co/B9O0qcW59n

02/09/20

We are looking forward to welcoming all children back to school on Thursday & Friday this week. Please see the school website for more information about start times. https://t.co/rv6haKihss

04/08/20

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The COVID-19 testing centre will be at Burgess Park tomorrow (Wednesday 5 August) and Saturday 8 August. If you have coronavirus symptoms you can request a test via the NHS website https://t.co/7RuQI6qPIQ https://t.co/4PeGfldnaQ

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Key Stage 2

Key Stage 2 refers to children in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6.

We have ensured that all skills from the National Curriculum are interwoven throughout the core subjects, Maths, English and Science, as well as the foundation subjects throughout the year. 


Maths

As with Key Stage 1, we use ‘Maths No Problem’ in Key Stage 2, along with elements from White Rose Maths, which allows for depth of understanding in the key concepts of Maths. Maths teaching is enhanced across the school through the use of regular maths meetings, interventions and boosters which allow for rehearsal and consolidation of maths facts. Children are provided with a log in to Mathletics to supplement their Maths learning at home. Children in Key Stage 2 also have access to Times Table Rock Stars to support them in developing rapid recall of key mutliplication and division facts.


English

Reading

Children in Key Stage 2 have a daily reading lesson. These not only teach vital reading skills and comprehension awareness but also encourage a love of reading and develop children's fluency in reading increasingly complex texts. The vast majority of children in Key Stage 2 will already be competent with their phonics knowledge. However, if children require additional support in this area, for example if they join the academy with English as an Additional Language, then this support will follow our scheme of phonics Read Write Inc.

Children should read at home for twenty or thirty minutes a day. Children in Years 3-6 bring home a levelled text at the appropriate stage for their reading ability, an age appropriate book that they have chosen from the year group's selection and a reading challenge text. Each year group has a reading challenge with a selection of texts that we encourage children to complete during their time in that year. Children's reading at home should be recorded on their 'Read the Rainbow' bookmark. Certificates and prizes are awarded for children's completion of their bookmarks.

Writing

Writing is taught through an adaptive approach where children are immersed in a shared text and then innovate and develop their writing stemming from this. Each year group has a list of core texts, taken from Pie Corbett's reading lists, which are used to support children's writing. Children have a daily spelling or grammar lesson as a discrete part of their English and writing coverage. Vocabulary forms a vital part of developing children's writing and reading ability. Children are praised for developing their vocabulary and adults support this through their teaching alongside age appropriate word of the day coverage and word banks in lessons.

 

Handwriting

Cursive handwriting is introduced in Year 2. Key Stage 2 allows for the opportunity for children to develop their fluency and accuracy in this area through daily practise. Handwriting is taught discretely and applied during all subjects. For more information about the handwriting scheme we follow go to:www.letter-join.co.uk and www.ruthmiskin.com Parents are provided with a log in for the Letter Join website to further practise at home.


Science and Foundation Curriculum

At HPAPP, we follow the Harris Federation curriculum for Science and the foundation subjects. Each subject is taught in discrete lessons and is carefully planned and mapped to ensure progression of skills and knowledge throughout the year groups. Each subject has their own unit, most units are for a half term but some are a full term. Knowledge organisers are used in all subjects to summarise the key learning in each unit and these are shared with parents half termly through curriculum booklets.


Transition

Children transitioning to secondary school is an important part of their development and as such we will work to ensure children and parents are fully supported in this process. In Year 5, we host a parents' meeting related to secondary school transition to explain the process and support parents with understanding it in preparation for the following year. Following children's offer of a school, we will engage with the relevant secondary schools to ensure they have the appropriate information on the children transferring to them for Year 7. Many secondary schools will host induction days or transition events during the summer term of Year 6, which we encourage our families and children to attend.


At Harris Primary Academy Peckham Park, we believe the holistic development of children is paramount and we take great pride in understanding the uniqueness of each child. We are proud that children move through our academy as confident, happy and resilient students, who are equipped with the skills and knowledge to progress through their time with us.