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Year 6 Curriculum Overview

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW YEAR 6

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

 

BORN IN THE USA

STORY TIME

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!

 

ENGLISH

 

Fiction

Holes

Diary

Journalistic

Letter writing – informal/formal

Explanation (Humanities)

Classic Fiction

Jungle Book

Just So Stories

If by Rudyard Kipling

Poetry

Non-chronological report

Narrative

Children’s Fiction

Matilda

Harry Potter

Instructions

Playscripts

Narrative

Formal Letters

Spells in poetry

 

MATHEMATICS

 

Place Value

Addition/ Subtraction

Multiplication/ Division

Fractions

Coordinates and shape

Decimals

Percentages

Measurement

Algebra

Ratio

Geometry

Statistics

Properties of shapes

Position & Direction

Wedmore Wildlife Park or Alien Town Football Challenge

 

HUMANITIES

 

GEOGRAPHY FOCUS

 

Mapping skills – North America and physical features

 

GEOGRAPHY FOCUS

 

The Story of the Ganges and the Himalayas

Physical features of the River Ganges on its journey from the Himalayas to Bay of Bengal

Formation of mountains

River Study Trip: Wessex Water

HISTORY FOCUS

 

Entertainment and Leisure in 20th Century

 

Sport (Olympics), theatre, music, children’s literature, film

 

HISTORY FOCUS

 

Native American Indians and Settlers

 

RE FOCUS

 

Judaism

RE FOCUS

 

Teaching of Jesus through stories

 

SCIENCE

 

Evolution & Inheritance

Living things and their habitats

Animals including humans

Electricity

Light

 

ART

 

North America

 

In the jungle

 

Art through the years: camera-less photography

 

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

 

Food and Nutrition:

 North American snacks

STEM Project – Electric Powered Vehicle

 

FRENCH

 

Communication strategies

Sports & Opinion

Extending sentences

Descriptions & adjectives

Dictionary use, 3rd person description

Key Facts

MUSIC

 

Rhythm & Pulse

 

Graphic Score

The Voice

Inspired to Compose

 

PSHE

 

Health & Wellbeing

Relationships

Living in a wider world

Finance

Y6 Sex and Relationship  Education

 

PE and GAMES

 

Gymnastics

Games Skills

Rugby

Hockey

Dance

Health related Fitness

Football

Netball

Swimming

Athletics

Net Games

Striking and Fielding

 

COMPUTING

 

e-safety

Use computer networks and search technologies using Office 365

Scratch – Jungle Maze

Multimedia - film

 

TOPIC DAYS and VISITS

 

American Museum in Bath

Clive Pig Storyteller

Rivers Trip

Enrichment activities to include Harry Potter World

 

                             

 

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