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CURRICULUM INFORMATION

 

Year Group 6

 

TERM Autumn

 

Dear Parents,

 

Below is an overview of the topic areas we will be working on in year 6 during the Autumn term.

 

Any questions please feel free to contact your child’s class teacher using the parent link.

Thank you for your support.

 

Homework is to be handed in every Monday morning.

A weekly spelling test will take place every Tuesday morning.

All children are expected to read every night and an adult must sign their reading diary.

 

English

Focused Text: Goodnight Mr Tom.

Poetry: The Listeners

Walter de la Mare

Film Narrative :The Lighthouse The Literacy Shed

 

Writing Focus:

Recount – journalistic

Linked to topic and texts

Discussion / Argument

Linked to topic and texts

Autobiographies and Biographies

Explanation Text

 

Weekly Spellings set for hombework alongside Grammar and Punctuation work.

Maths

Place Value

Compare and order numbers

Rounding

Operations involving +/-/÷/x

Ratio and proportion

Angles in polygons

Perimeter

Area of triangles and parallelograms

Fractions – equivalence, add and subtract with mixed numbers.

Number sequences, square numbers & patterns

Plot points on all four quadrants

Problem Solving

Algebra – representing unknown expressions

Statistics - Pie charts

Science

Living Things and their habitats and

Animals including Humans –

Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals

 

Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics

 

 

Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood

Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function.

 

Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans

R.E

Story of the people of God – learning about what is found in the Bible

Followers of Christ – Discuss the demands put upon the first disciples and how we can answer Gods call.

Advent – to develop understanding of the 2 parts of Advent. Look at parables and hymns linked to Advent and unpick their meanings.

Christmas – Explore the Story of the birth of Christ from different Gospels.

Confirmation – ongoing preparation throughout the year

Prayer services – each week focusing on particular themes.

ICT

Cyber Safety- Gold Plus Project

Coding 1complex variables

History (Autumn 1)

Local History Study since 1930s- The Blitz, How Coventry was affected, evacuation, food rations etc. children will demonstrate empathy.

Art / DT

Cooking and NutritionRecognise the impact of diet and exercise and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Sculpture

Create a scale model;

Identify similarities and differences in own and others work.

Explore how shape, space, colour and texture can be used

Explore ideas about how to improve a public space.

Music

Steel Pans

Geography (Autumn 2)

Contrasting Locality & Mapping SkillsComparing Coventry with Dol Y Moch, map work and tourism links.

French

Basic phrases used in everyday life.

Colours

Days and months of the year

Names of family members

Names of foods

Likes and dislikes

PE

Dance – with Ricky (Mon pm)

Rugby – with Troy (Tues pm)

Confirmation club

We are made in the image of God. We receive the Holy Spirit during Confirmation – He gives us light and through the Sacrament we receive the strength, power, and we change in order to seek and know God.

Gap task - Create a poster on the sacraments you have received so far.

Confirmation induction evening

Christmas: Design Technology Competition


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