Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

SpringTerm 2019

Areas of study for Year 6*

Literacy 

 

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Arguments surrounding the disposal of plastic (Science Week)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Street Child by Berlie Doherty

 

We will cover the following genres of writing within our English work:

Letter writing

Diary Entries

Newspaper Reports

Soliloquies

Narrative and Descriptive Writing

Non-chronological Reports

Balanced Arguments

Poetry

Numeracy

 

Properties of Number (Reading, Writing, Ordering and Rounding)

Multiples, Factors and Prime Numbers

Four Operations (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division)

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages including ordering and converting between each type of number.

Properties of 2D and 3D shapes

Drawing, Calculating and Measuring Angles

Statistics

Units of Measurement

Reading

 

As well as the reading outlined above, we will also study:

Extracts from ‘The Woman in White’ by Wilkie Collins

‘The Call’ by Charlotte Mew

Comprehension and Vocabulary Building

MFL

 

The Tudor Dynasty (Historical Vocabualry in French)

RE

 

How do religious leaders and sacred texts contribute to believers’ understanding of their faith?

PE

 

REAL PE : Jump Ball

Games and Skills

Topic

 

Significant Monarchs

Including studies of the Kings and Queens of Britain since 1066

Henry VII

Elizabeth I

Queen Victoria

Science

 

Inheritance and Evolution

Including the study of fossil records, Charles Darwin, inheritance of traits and evolution to fit environment.

Living things and their Habitats

Including how animals and humans have adapted to live in certain environments.

History

 

Life and Times of Henry VIII

Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Victoria and the Victorian Age

Geography

 

Not taught this term

Music

 

Reading Musical Notation

Computing

 

Coding

Using SonicPi to compose music using computer coding

Using Python coding language to write a text based game.

Art, Design & Technology

 

Creating self-portraits in the style of Tudor artists.

*If you require additional information relating to our school curriculum, please ask at the school office or the class teacher.