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Curriculum Overview

Year 6 Curriculum Overview 2020-21

 

Renewal Curriculum

Recharge Curriculum

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(8 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(5 weeks)

Summer 2

Topics

What was the impact of the Victorians on Britain? (H)

Y5 curriculum

What can we learn from Darwin?

Evolution

(Science)

Where have you travelled from? (G)

Refugees

Time Travel

(G- Time zones)

Kingdoms, Law and Order- Anglo Saxon Britain

(H)

The Blitz- all we need to know about World War 2?

(H)

Literacy: units

Narrative

Newspaper

Recount – formal diary entries

Persuade (Y5) – Discussion text

 

 

Persuade – propaganda

Zoomed in Narrative

 

Explain – Explanation text

Describe – Non-chronological   report

Entertain – Poetry

Entertain – Narrative

Persuade – Letters

Recount – Biography

 

Newspaper

Narartive

Key texts (Literacy)

Street Child

Wonder

The Bone Sparrow

 

Floodland

Shakespeare: Macbeth

Rose Blanche

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Number: fractions

Geometry: position and direction

Number: decimals

Number: percentages

Number: algebra

Measurement: converting units

Measurement: perimeter, area and volume

Number: ratio

Statistics

Geometry: properties of shape

Securing formal methods for the 4 operations

Operations involving fractions and decimals

Conversion between FDP

Measurement/angles/shape contextual problems

 

Consolidation, investigations and preparations for KS3

Science

Living Things and their Habitats- Y5 and Y6 curriculum

Evolution & Inheritance

Short 2 x 3-week units to close Y5 gaps:

Forces and Magnets

Materials

Electricity

Light

The Human Body (links with SRE)

Computing

Communicating: emails / school blog 

Using data: databases

Using the Internet: plausibility/ validity of info/ plagiarism

Programming: create/ edit/ refine algorithms (create a game)

Digital Media: podcast & animation

Programming:

Create complex algorithms/ write simple coding scripts 

Creating/ publishing: design/ create an app

Creative- Music 

Roundabout: Exploring rounds

Journey into space: exploring sound sources

Songwriter: Exploring lyrics and melody

Cyclic patterns: Exploring rhythm and pulse

Stars, hide your fires: performing together

Who Knows? Exploring music processes

Creative- Art

Drawing

Painting

Printmaking

Collage

Textiles

3D

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & sage Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE Day

Places of worship: Judaism

Festivals: Islam (Eid- ul- Adha)

Important stories in religion: Sikhism & Islam 

A day in the life...

Hinduism

RE through art

(symbols): Islam

Values through religion: Buddhism & Christianity 

PE

Basic Movements

Net Games

Team Games

Gymnastics

Dance

Strike and Field Games

Home Learning Projects

 

The Great Exhibition- make a model of a Victorian invention and write on its importance

Sketches of Charles Darwin’s findings and an account of the importance of Charles Darwin to the natural world

Refugee poem

Time travel presentation

Timeline of Bristish History (consolidation of Primary History)

How does the human body work? Choose an area of the human body, explain how it works and create a 3D model to demonstrate this

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