Year 6

Year 6

English

Autumn 1
Journey to Jo’burg by Beverley Naidoo
Autumn 2
Wwar poetry

Spring 1
Stormbreaker by Anthony Horrowitz
Spring 2
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Summer 1
The Fib by George Layton

Summer 2
Day of the Dead

Maths

Autumn 1

  • Secure place value & rounding to 10,000,000, including negatives
  • Solve multi-step number problems
  • Confidently use a range of measures & conversions

Autumn 2

  • Classify shapes by properties
  • Know and use angle rules
  • Compare & simplify fractions
  • Use equivalents to add fractions
  • Use written division up to 2dp

Spring 1

  • Calculate area of triangles and rectangles
  • Use area & volume formulas
  • Identify factors, multiples & primes

Spring 2

  • Algebra – Introduce simple use of unknowns.
  • Recap Introduce ratio & proportion
  • Solve problems using decimals & percentages

Summer 1

  • All written methods, including long division
  • Use order of operations Translate & reflect shapes, using all four quadrants

Summer 2

  • Use pie charts
  • Calculate mean averages
  • Multiply simple fractions
  • Divide fractions by whole numbers

 

Science

Autumn 1
Evolution & Adaptation
Autumn 2
Classification, including micro-organisms

Spring 1
Light & Shadows; the eye
Spring 2
Health & Lifestyles, including the circulatory system

Summer 1
Forces, including gravity
Summer 2
Electricity: investigating circuits

Computing

Autumn 1
Beginning to understand code and using Scratch to create games.
Autumn 2
Design and write programs to solve problems- Kodu, Scratch

Spring 1
Detect and correct errors in programs
Spring 2
Use sequences, repetition, inputs, variables and outputs in programs

Summer 1
Understand uses of networks for collaboration and communication
Summer 2
Be discerning in evaluating digital content

Topic

Autumn 1
Study of a non-European country – South Africa. (Geography)
Autumn 2
World War 1. Life as a soldier

Spring 1
Ancient Greece
Spring 2
ID (Geography)

Summer 1
ID (Geography)
Summer 2
Hola Mexico!

Trips/Visits

Autumn 1

  • Poet Visit
  • Black History Workshop

Autumn 2
Imperial War Museum

Spring 1
To be confirmed.
Spring 2
To be confirmed.

Summer 1
To be confirmed.
Summer 2
To be confirmed.

Second Step (PSHE)

Autumn 1
Empathy and Skills for Learning
Autumn 2
Empathy and Skills for Learning

Spring 1
Emotion Management
Spring 2
Emotion Management

Summer 1
Problem Solving
Summer 2
Problem Solving

R.E

Autumn 1
Islam – what is the best way for a Muslim to show commitment to God?
Autumn 2
Christianity – how significant is it that Mary was Jesus’ mother?

Spring 1
Christianity – is anything ever eternal?
Spring 2
Christianity – Is Christianity still a strong religion 2000 years after Jesus was on Earth?

Summer 1
Islam – does belief in Akhirah help Muslims lead good lives?

French

Autumn 1
Speak in simple language & be understood
Autumn 2
Engage in conversations, expressing opinions

Spring 1
Develop appropriate pronunciation
Spring 2

  • Describe people, places & things
  • Understand basic grammar, e.g. gender

Summer 1

  • Show understanding in simple reading
  • Present ideas & information orally

Summer 2
Adapt known language to create new ideas

P.E

Autumn 1
Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination.
Autumn 2
Play competitive games, applying basic principles.

Spring 1
Develop flexibility & control in gym, dance & athletics
Spring 2
Compare performances to achieve personal bests

Summer 1
Play competitive games, applying basic principles
Summer 2
Take part in outdoor & adventurous activities

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