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Curriculum Overview

Year 6 Curriculum Overview 2021-2022

 

Autumn 1

(7 weeks)

Autumn 2

(7 weeks)

Spring 1

(6 weeks)

Spring 2

(6 weeks)

Summer 1

(6 weeks)

Summer 2

(7 weeks)

English

(Units)

1.Entertain

Narrative

 

 

2. Persuade Balanced Argument

 

1.Entertain:Narrative

Classic Literature

 

1.Entertain:

Poetry

 

 

2.Entertain:Narrative

Social Issue

1.Explain

Policy statement

 

 

2.Describe

Non-chronological Report

 

1 Entertain:Narrative

Playscript

Shakespeare

 

2 Recount: Indirect

Biography

(History link)

1.Entertain:

Visual Literacy

 

 

2. Persuade

Debate

Key texts (English)

Wonder

A Christmas Carol

On the Move

The Bone Sparrow

 

 

 Macbeth

 

TBC

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Number: fractions

Geometry: position and direction

Number: decimals

Number: percentages

Number: algebra

Measurement: converting units

Measurement: perimeter, area and volume

Number: ratio

Statistics

Geometry: properties of shape

Securing formal methods for the 4 operations

Operations involving fractions and decimals

Conversion between FDP

Measurement/angles/shape contextual problems

 

Consolidation, investigations and preparation for KS3

Science

Evolution and Inheritance

Living things and their habitats

Light

Climate Change and Sustainability

Link with Geography/inter-disciplinary topic

Electricity

 

Animals, incl humans – circulatory system, healthy lifestyle, human body (RHE)

 

History

 

Anglo-Saxons and Scots

 

 

Migration

Refugees

Windrush

Asian migration to UK

 

Monarchy

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Victoria

How has monarchy changed over time?

 

Local history -The Blitz

(Rebuilding London)

Geography

What Darwin Saw

 

Migration

Refugees

Windrush

Asian migration to UK

Time Travel

Mapping, positional concepts

 

 

Computing

Online Safety

Computing and Networks

 

Programming

Data Handling

Creating Media

Webpage Creation

Data and Information

Spreadsheets

Creating Media

3D Modelling

Programming B

Sensing

Design and Technology

Textiles

Combining different fabric shapes

Project: mobile phone case

Textiles

Combining different fabric shapes

Project: fabric advent calendar

 

Mechanical Systems

Pulleys

Project: sports car/off road vehicle

Mechanical Systems

Pulleys

Project: fairground ride

Food

Celebrating culture and seasonality

Project: savoury scones

Food

Celebrating culture and seasonality

Project: pizza (making dough)

Music 

How does music bring us together? Developing Melodic Phrases

 

How does music connect us with our past?

Understanding Structure and Form

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

Gaining Confidence through Performing

How Does Music Teach Us About our Community?

How Does Music Shape our Way of Life?

How Does Music connect Us with the Environment?

Art

Drawing

Painting

Collage

Printmaking

Textiles

3D Sculpture

PSHE/ safeguarding

 

Physical & Mental Health

Keeping Safe

Relationships: Friends & Family

Respectful & safe Relationships

Living in the Wider World: Financial Literacy

Health & Wellbeing: Ourselves- Growing & Changing

RE

What does it mean to be a Muslim in Britain today? (part 2) 

What difference does it make to believe in Ahimsa, Grace and/or Ummah?

Is it better to express your beliefs in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?

 

Is it better to express your beliefs in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity?

 

What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

 

What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

 

PE

Invasion Games

Football /Basketball/

 

Invasion Games Hockey/Tag Rugby

Gymnastics/

Dance

Mindfulness

Athletics

Strike and Field Games

Cricket

Net and Wall Games

Tennis

French

Vocabulary

Classroom objects

School uniform

Personal details

Grammar

J’ai/Je n’ai pas

Create sentences

Extending sentences: Parce que/car (because)

 

Vocabulary

Family names

Professions/jobs

Toys/Household items

Grammar

Mon/ma/mes

Gender of nouns

Culture

Why is learning a language important?

Christmas traditions

Christmas carol

 

Vocabulary

Homes -rooms

Adjectives -size

Grammar

Writing a descriptive paragraph

 

Vocabulary

Furniture

Food

Breakfast food

Grammar

Ordering food

Culture

Food in France

Mardi Gras and Easter

Vocabulary

Accommodation

Transport

Tourist attractions /events

Grammar

Future tense

Booking accommodation

Culture

Where is French spoken in the world?

Vocabulary

Time

Grammar

Phonics ‘qu’

Culture

Stereotypes /Cultural perceptions

Tour de France

Bastille Day

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

 

Red Nose Day

QEII Platinum Jubilee

 

 

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