Overview of topic for the current term
Term: 5 (Summer 2018)
Topic: Lights, Camera, ACTION
Hooks: Year 6 Production, Hugo Film Day
Class book / Key texts: Sky Song
Leading subjects & key curriculum links: ICT, Literacy, Art
Development of values (social, personal, emotional): Creativity, Teamwork, Invention, Experimentation, Inspiration, Vision.
Overview: This topic will take Year 4 pupils back in time to the dawn of film and cinema. We’ll travel back to examine early filming devices and find out how Georges Méliés and others pioneered the film industry. We’ll learn about how sound, music and Technicolor were introduced to film. Our young budding Directors will try their hands at creating they own films.
“Now more than ever we need to talk to each other, to listen to each other and understand how we see the world, and cinema is the best medium for doing this.” Martin Scorsese
“Cinema is universal, beyond flags and borders and passports.” Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu