Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Autumn Term 2017

Areas of study for Year 6*

 

 

Literacy

 

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Recounts, descriptive writing, newspaper reports, persuasive and discursive writing

 

Street Child by Berlie Doherty

Explanation , newspaper, descriptive and narrative writing

 

Numeracy

 

Place value and numbers

Calculations – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Fractions, decimals and percentages

Algebra,

Properties of shape

statistics

 

Reading

 

Comprehension style texts

Whole class reading

Small group reading

Reading for pleasure

Shakespeare texts

Street child extracts

 

MFL

 

Describing their hometown

Town and country locations

Prepositions

Weather

Directions

French Christmas

 

RE

 

Religions around the world

 

PE

 

Real PE Scheme – Ball skills, coordination, balance and agility

 

Topic

Science

Living things and their habitats

Classification

Micro organisms

 

History

 

Britain since 1066

Monarchs since 1066 – Henry VIII, Elizabeth and Victoria

 

The Victorians and the workhouses

 

Geography

 

 

Music

 

Musical notation

Christmas hymns

Harvest festival hymns

 

Computing

 

Spreadsheets – using Excel

Creating spreadhseets

Adapting spreadsheets

Using formulas

 

Art, Design & Technology

Portraits:

Sketching, Shading,

Critiques

 

Cross stitching

Cooking – Victoria sponge

Victorian Cam toys

 

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