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Year 6

Welcome back!!!!!!!

 

 

I hope you all had a really good summer holiday and ready to start Year 6.

Please check out the homework folder and the useful websites for help in the coming months.

Curriculum Overview for Year 6

Year 6

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Survival!

Britten's Got Talent?

Heroes and Villains

Super Sleuth

Oh! I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

Lead Subjects

Science

Music

Science

Science

Design and Technology

Evolution and inheritance - adaptation, survival of the fittest, reproduction and passing on traits

Understanding of the history of music, including Britten; performing - A New Year Carol by Britten

Famous scientists and their contributions to the world

Classification including subdivisions for vertebrates and invertebrates

Combining learning from across design and technology skills bases - structures, mechanical systems, electrical systems, ICT programming and control

Physical Education

Physical Education

Design and Technology

History

History

Evolution of dance - create and perform dance pieces from a range of dance crazes

Dance - create and perform a collaborative or individual dance piece

Food - chefs, food heroes, designing a healthy menu/eatwell plate

Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the Kingdom of England

Aspect of British history beyond 1066 - leisure and entertainment

Art and Design

Science

 

 

Art and Design

Drawing and painting developed into digital art; developing sketchbook ideas

Light - exploring the way light behaves including light sources, reflection, shadows

 

 

Drawing and painting developed into collage / batik / felt making

Geography

Art and Design

 

 

Music

World’s countries and key features - research

Painting inspired by music

 

 

Creating - explore, choose and organise musical structures, e.g. composing a rap

 

 

 

 

Geography

 

 

 

 

Human geography, land use, economic activity, OS mapwork

 

 

 

 

Science

 

 

 

 

Electricity

Additional Subjects

PSHE

 

Art and Design

Music

 

 

 

Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computing - Information Technology (IT), Computer Science (CS), Digital Literacy (DL)

IT / DL - digital research

IT - multimedia

CS - computational thinking

IT / CS / DL - digital research, communication and collaboration / networking

CS - programming / computational thinking / hardware

Mathematics

Additional opportunities for contextual learning and using and applying mathematics linked to the themes.  Lancashire Mathematics Planning should be used for discrete mathematics lessons.

English

English

Novel as a theme

Biography

Classic fiction

Poetry – Songs and Lyrics

Persuasion: A Formal Review

Older literature

Information text hybrid

Poems with imagery

Detective / crime fiction

Explanations

Short stories with flashbacks

Discussion and debate

Classic narrative poetry

Novel as a theme

Recount: autobiography

Poems on a theme

Ongoing

Physical Education

eSafety

English

Pupils should continue to apply and develop a broader range of skills and use them in a range of activities. These must include modified team games, dance, gymnastic, athletic and outdoor and adventurous activities. Lancashire KS2 PE scheme would support children’s learning in PE.

Whenever children are engaged in electronic communication, establish and reinforce messages about using technology safely, respectfully and responsibly.

Spelling and handwriting should be taught discretely.  Refer to the key learning in writing document for progression guidance.

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