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CURRICULUM INFORMATION

 

Year Group 6

 

TERM Summer

 

Dear Parents,

 

This term is another busy term for year 6. The children will continue to be taught in split classes until the SAT tests which begin on Monday 8th May. Following the SAT tests, we will be preparing for Confirmation and the end of year production, as well as completing transition units of work.

 

Below is an outline of the curriculum which we will follow up to the end of the Summer term.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for your support.

English

Reading: Revision of different text types.

Writing: Writing for different purposes.

Grammar: Past papers as part of SAT revision

Legends – Robin Hood.

Writing Focus: Persuasion Text, Diary Entry, Letter and Story Writing.

Poetry : The Lighthouse The Literacy Shed

Drama, Speaking and Listening: Play rehearsal

Maths

Fractions and decimals

Equivalence

Calculating with fractions and decimals

Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Secure calculation methods

Solving problems using all four operations

Statistics

Line graphs

Ratio and proportion

Ratio

Direct proportion

Measures

Imperial conversions

Volume

Algebra

Expressing an unknown in problems

Geometry – properties of shape

Drawing and constructing nets

Angles in polygons

Science

Light - Identify sources of light & revise facts that light travels in straight lines & opaque objects form shadows. Understand that to see, light needs to enter the eye. Investigate light reflection & refraction, white light made of many colours & the speed of light.

 

Electricity- Sc4 1a Construct circuits, incorporating a battery & range of switches to make devices work. 1b Find out the effect of changing components in circuits, making bulbs brighter or dimmer.

Breadth of study: 1d Carry out a range of scientific investigations.

2b Recognise there are hazards in physical processes, and assess risks and take action to reduce risks to themselves and others.

R.E

Easter

Belonging to the Church community

Pentecost

Baptism and Confirmation

ICT

Blogging and Emailing

Digital Story Telling

History

  • Changes over time in Technology
  • historical changes over a variety of time periods
  • ask questions, think critically
  • interpret and evaluate a variety of primary and secondary resources
  • develop, understand and use key vocabulary

Art / DT

Design, make and Evaluate – linked to end of year play.

Great Artists- designers in history

Music

Steel Pans

Geography

Distribution of natural resources

Conservation

-identify and sequence the components of the water cycle

-describe what happens to rain water when it reaches the ground

-identify forms in which water occurs in the environment

French

Describe the Weather, Identify famous Landmarks in France and research differences and similarities between cultures.

PE

Athletics

Cricket

Gymnastics

Homework

Homework is to be handed in every Monday.

Weekly Spelling Test every Tuesday.

Mathletics – used weekly.

Reciting War Poetry

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Children in Mrs Nicol's class have been looking at war poems. After analysing the features of the poems we worked in groups to recite them. Here are the videos

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