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Year 6

Curriculum Overview 2019-20

Year 6

 

Topic 1

Survival!

Topic 2

Britten's Got Talent?

Topic 3

Heroes and Villains

Topic 4

A Child’s War

Topic 5 & Topic 6

Oh! I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside

Class novel

Gold of the Gods

Mary Poppins

Superhero Street /

Boy Underwater

Goodnight Mr Tom

The Light Jar

Science

Evolution and inheritance - adaptation, survival of the fittest, reproduction and passing on traits

Light - exploring the way light behaves including light sources, reflection, shadows

Famous scientists and their contributions to the world

Classification including subdivisions for vertebrates and invertebrates

Electricity

History

 

 

 

World War II

Aspect of British history beyond 1066 - leisure and entertainment

Geography

World’s countries and key features - research

 

 

Human Geography

 

Cities of the UK

Human geography, land use, economic activity, OS mapwork

Art

Drawing and painting developed into digital art; developing sketchbook ideas

Painting inspired by music

 

 

Drawing and painting developed into collage / batik / felt making

Technology

 

 

Food - chefs, food heroes, designing a healthy menu/eatwell plate

Following recipes

 

Building Shelters

Combining learning from across design and technology skills bases - structures, mechanical systems, electrical systems, ICT programming and control

Music

 

Understanding of the history of music, including Britten; performing - A New Year Carol by Britten

 

Listen, perform, compose

Creating - explore, choose and organise musical structures, e.g. composing a rap

P.E.

Evolution of dance - create and perform dance pieces from a range of dance crazes

Dance - create and perform a collaborative or individual dance piece

 

 

 

NRG Outdoor Learning

Computing

IT / DL - digital research

IT - multimedia

CS - computational thinking

IT / CS / DL - digital research, communication and collaboration / networking

CS - programming / computational thinking / hardware

R.E.

LOVING – Ourselves as made in the image and likeness of God

VOCATON & COMMITMENT – The call to life and love within the community; marriage

EXPECTATIONS - Advent is the Church’s season of waiting in joyful hope for the coming of Jesus, the Promised One, at Christmas and at the end of time

SOURCES - Dioceses continue the work and mission of Jesus, including ecumenism.

UNITY - Dioceses continue the work and mission of Jesus, including ecumenism.

DEATH & NEW LIFE - Lent, a time of giving in preparation for the celebration of the sacrifice of Jesus.

WITNESSES - Pentecost is the celebration of the Spirit’s transforming power.

HEALING - God’s rules for living freely and responsibly – the Commandments.

COMMON GOOD – CAFOD

HINDUISM

PSHCE

What are human rights?

How can we manage risk?

How can we be safe on online and a good online citizen?

How can we stay healthy?

Finance

SRE Week

               

 

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