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Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Autumn Term 2019

Areas of study for Year 6*

Literacy 

 

Topic Study: Extreme Earth

Newspaper Reports

Diary Writing

Descriptive writing

 

Text Study: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Letter Writing

Diary Entry

Descriptive Writing

Poetry

 

Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar

Numeracy

 

Place Value and Number

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication (including the long-method)

Division (including long division)

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

2D and 2D shapes

Angles

Statistics

Reading

 

Guided Reading

MFL

 

French: Classroom Commands

French: The Tudors

RE

 

Harvest Festival

Bible Stories (to link with stop-motion animation)

PE

 

Real PE: Seated Volleyball

 

Games

 

Real Gym

Topic

 

Extreme Earth

Wildfires

Earthquakes

Tsunamis

Hurricanes

Tornadoes

Thunderstorms

Flooding

Volcanoes

Science

 

Electricity

Recognising electrical symbols

Creating circuits

Testing components and number of batteries

Constructing circuits for a purpose

 

Light and Shadow

How does light travel?

How are shadows formed?

History

 

Kings and Queens of England and The United Kingdom

 

The Tudors: Henry VIII and Elizabeth I

Queen Victoria

Geography

 

Physical Geography

Wildfires

Earthquakes

Tsunamis

Hurricanes

Tornadoes

Thunderstorms

Flooding

Volcanoes

The Water Cycle

Music

 

Musical Notation

Computing

 

Stop-Motion Animation using iMovie

 

Coding: Python Computational Language

Art, Design & Technology

 

Motorised Pulleys

Joining techniques

Using tools

Portraits (Tudor themed)

Shading

Drawing facial features

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