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Year 6 Curriculum

Subject

Autumn 1

 

Autumn 2

 

Spring 1

 

Spring 2

 

Summer 1

 

Summer 2

 

Maths

Place Value

(2 Weeks)

 

Number – consolidation of the four operations

(4 Weeks)

 

Fractions

(6 weeks)

 

Assessment and consolidation

(2 Weeks)

Number -  decimals (2 weeks)

 

Number – percentages (1 week)

 

Measurement (3 weeks)

SATs preparation ongoing

Algebra (2 Weeks)

 

 

Ratio (2 Weeks)

 

Geometry and Statistics (3 Weeks)

 

 SATs preparation ongoing

Geometry and properties of shapes (2 Weeks)

 

Geometry and position and direction (2 Weeks)

The Apprentice project

(3 weeks) 

 

Extended Investigations

(3 weeks)

English

Take one poetry

Poetry Appreciation

 

Research a particular poet. Personal responses to poetry

Recite familiar poems by heart.

(1 Weeks)

 

 

Fiction  Genres –

4 Weeks

A range of stories conveying different genres; a genre swap story (where the genre swaps from one story to the other)

 

 

 

 

 

Persuasion:

Writing a letter for a position of responsibility

(2 Weeks)

 

Report: 2 Weeks Post Cinema Screening of Wonder

Report

(2 Week)

Write reports as part of a presentation on a non-fiction subject. Choose the appropriate style and form of writing to suit a specific purpose and audience, drawing on knowledge of different non-fiction text types

 

Explanation (2 week) xx

Links to science PoS ‘reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results

Write reports

Recount (2 Week) xx

Write in role, adapting distinctive voices, e.g. of historical characters, through preparing a CV; composing a biographical account or describing a person from different perspectives, e.g. police description, school report, newspaper obituary  Poetry 1 Week - Read write and perform free verse 

The Tiger by William Blake

 

Narrative Workshop review

(4 Weeks)

the key narrative techniques eg creating settings, characteriation, atmosphere

A single extended narrative or several narratives on a similar theme e.g autobiographical stories, each developing a key narrative technique

 

 

 

Focus on Study Skills

(3 Weeks)

Assessment Week

(1 Week)

Poetry

( 1 week)

vocabulary building; read write and perform free verse

Structure Monologues

Read and Respond

 

Discussion

(2 Weeks)

A debate followed by a write-up which presents and evaluates the opinions of multiple differing viewpoints

 

Take One Book

(5 Weeks)

A range of written outcomes linked with fiction and non-fiction modules covered across the year. 

 

 

Debating Skills

(2 Weeks)

A series of live debates on various subjects. Children work in groups/ pairs/ individually to prepare and present points of view

 

Poetry

(1 Week)

Read Write and Perform free verse

 

English

Set text

Good Night Mr Tom

by Michele Magorian

Coming to England

By Floella Benjamin

  Survivors

 by David Long

 

Class Reader

Grandpa Chaterji (RE)

by Jamila Gavin

The Short series

By Kevin Crossley Holland

Storm Breaker

by Anthony Horowitz Short

 

 

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and six more

By Roald Dahl

 

Challenge

Readers

The boy in the stripped pyjamas by John Boyne

Once by Morris Gleitzman

Waiting for Anya by Michael Morpurgo

Short by Kevin Crossley Holland

by Michael Morpurgo

Friend or Foe

by Michael Morpurgo

Fireweed by Jill Paton Walsh

Gangster Granny by David Walliams

War Games by Terry Deary

Classic Narrative Poetry by Wendy Body

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The Suitcase Kid

by Jacqueline Wilson

Gruesome Grange by Anthony Horowitz Short

The Switch by Anthony Horowitz Short

 in Journey to Jo'burg by Beverley Naidoo

Holes by Louis Sachar

The Girl in the Boys bathroom by Louis Sachar

Billionaire Boy by David Walliams

The Hobbit by J R R Tolkein

Natural Record Breakers by Jullian Powell 

The Earth Does not belong to Man – conservation poems by Judith Nicholls

Treasure Island by Robert Lewis Stevenson

Mr Stink by David Walliams

 

Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

 

Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

The Adventures of Robin Hood by Roger Lancelyn Green

 

Wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame

 

Science

 

 

Animals including humans

Circulatory system

Impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle.

Nutrients and water transportation within humans and animals.

  Living things and habitats

Classification of plants and animals 

Evolution and Inheritance

Change in living things over time. Fossils. Recognise Living things produce off spring of the same kind. Offspring vary and are not identical. Adaptation of animals and plants to their environment

 

Electricity

Voltage

Variations in how components function

Using recognised symbols on circuit diagrams

Sources of Light

Light travels in straight lines.

How we see things.

Shadows

RE

Writing Genres

Autumn

Diary recount

Spring

Newspaper article recount

Summer 

Discursive text

 

What does it mean to be a Hindu?

(12 hours)

 

How do people live through good times and hard times?

(8 hours)

What will make our town and more respectful place?

(8 hours)

 

Justice and Poverty. Can religions help to build a fair world and make poverty history?

(12 hours)

Computing

 

 

We are app planners

 

We are project managers

 

We are market researchers

 

We are interface designers

 

We are app developers

 

We are marketers

Values PSHE

Say No To Bullying

SRE x 3 Weeks

Values

Healthy Choices

Drugs & Alcohol

Living In Luton

Luton Tigers

SEAL moving on

History

Writing Genres

Autumn

Newspaper recount

 

 

Summer

Reports

  A local history study.

Luton during WW2

 

 

 

 

 

An aspect of British History that extends knowledge beyond 1066.

 Industry – pre and post Industrial revolution

20 and 21 century – technological revolution

 

 

Geography

 

 

BRITISH GEOGRAPHY – WHERE WE LIVE

LUTON

GEOGRAPHICAL SKILLS
use of OS maps –6 figure grid references

Contour lines

Scales , distance and direction ( 8 points of the compass)

HUMAN : migration- push/pull factors why we came to Luton

Transportation links of Luton to the rest of UK and the world

Changing industries of Luton- link to summer term history

WORLD GEOGRAPHY

Western Europe

  

EU and Brexit

 

WORLD TRADE LINKS

Natural vs man made resources

Import export

 

Human and Physical Geography

Great Rivers of the World

 

Great Rivers of the world

 

LOCATION :  locate world’s major rivers : Ganges, Missisipi, Thames, Rhine, Danube, Nile , Zambesi, Amazon

 

Flooding – causes, impact and efforts to prevent  - focus upon Nile and Thames to view positive and negative effects of flooding

PHSYICAL : formation of a river / stages of a river

 

 

 

French

Classroom instructions and expectations

Roald Dahl Day

Sports

Instruments

Story: Pierre et le Loup

Hobbies

Opinions

Christmas: Visit a Christmas market

Cultural differences: Christmas traditions in France and in UK

New Year’s resolutions

Near future

Shopping: money; buying and ordering

On peut… + infinitives

Methods of transport

Present tense and time expressions

Imperfect tense and time expressions

Now and then: compare past and present

Story: Cinderella

A guide for tourists: St Albans

Revisit tenses: past, present, future

On peut… + infinitives

Cultural differences between towns in the UK and France

(St Albans / Nevers)

(spoken presentation?)

Music

Charanga

Living on prayer

Benjamin Britten

Classroom Jazz 2

Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Make you feel my love

Reflect Rewind and Replay

DT

Structures

Shelters

Design and make bomb shelter

Triangulation and bracing

 

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Cooking and Nutrition: Biscuits

Adapting a recipe to suit a purpose 

Alternatives to sugar?

Shopping Budget-include value for money and economy of scale

Home vs shop bought

 

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Cooking and Nutrition

Plan an edible garden:

Salad/ food from an edible garden

Seasonality and year round food supply

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Art

FOCUS 20th century art

WAR ART

Suggested artist study:

 The  Coventry cross of nails

John Piper – stained glass  window in Coventry Cathedral

Post war architecture- rebuilding after the bombing

Hiroshima memorial

 Media Mixed media inks oil / salt in water etc

 

CUBISM

Key artist : Picasso

Suggested works

Fall of Guernica/weeping woman/Dora Mars

Media :

3D incorporated into painting

Multi media tissue and paint etc 

 

  URBAN ART

Key artists: Banksy, Keith Haring, Andy Warhole

Media: print – stencil, Paint drawing, large and small scale work

Art as a political statement- link to Picasso Guernica from last term

 

PE

Invasion Games - Rugby/Netball Based 

Gymnastics - Counter Balance & Tension 

Dance & Routine 

Net & Wall Games -  Badminton/Tennis 

Athletics – Running/Jumping/Throwing 

Striking & Fielding Games - Cricket 

Visits/Event

Enabling Enterprise

2.5 Themed Days

Making News

Cinema

Wonder

Careers Fair

Enabling Enterprise

Construction Counts

Bhaktivedante Manor

Watford

Enabling Enterprise

Big Business Challenge