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Curriculum Overview

Year 6 Curriculum Overview 2022-2023

 

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 1

 

Recount:

What Mr Darwin Saw

*diary

*newspaper

*letters

Entertain: Narrative

Classic Literature

(Novel Study)

 

A Christmas Carol

Entertain: Narrative

Visual Literacy

 

Persuade

Balanced Argument (Discussion Text)

Link with RE

 

Entertain: Narrative

Classic Literature

Shakespeare

Macbeth

*dialogue

Entertain: Narrative

Social Issue

The Bone Sparrow

*newspaper

*diary

English 2

Entertain

Narrative

 

Wonder

Explain

Policy statement

Recount: Indirect

Biography

Describe

Non-chronological Geographical Report

 

Entertain:

Poetry

 

On the Move

Persuade

Debate

Maths

Number: place value

Number: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division

Number: fractions

Measurement: converting units

Number: ratio

Number: algebra

Number: decimals

Number: fractions, decimals and percentages

Measurement: area, perimeter and volume

Statistics

Geometry: shape

Geometry: position and direction

 

Consolidation

Consolidation, investigations and preparation for KS3

Science

Evolution and Inheritance

Living things and their habitats

Light

Electricity

 

Climate Change and Sustainability

Link with Geography/inter-disciplinary topic

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

 

History

 

Migration 1

London through time

Migration 2

London through time

 

Industrial Revolution

Turning point in British history

Migration 3

Case study of London and Liverpool

Late 20th C migration

Geography

What Darwin Saw

 

 

 

The Amazon- South American study

 

Migration

Refugees

Windrush

Asian migration to UK

Computing

Computing and Networks

Internet communication

Creating Media

Web page creation

Programming A

Variables in games

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 

Developing Melodic Phrases

How does music bring us together?

Understanding Structure and Form How does music connect us with our past?

 

Gaining confidence through performance

How Does Music Make the World a Better Place?

Exploring notation further

How Does Music Teach Us About our Community?

Using chords and structure

How Does Music Shape our Way of Life?

Respecting each other through composition

How Does Music connect Us with the Environment?

Art

Drawing

Detailed analytical drawings

Enlarge

Tone

Key artists: portraiture e.g. Rembrandt, Modigliani, Claudette Johnson, Aubrey Williams, Frida Kahlo

Painting

Apply understanding of line, shape, colour and texture

Work collaboratively

Key artists: Patrick Heron, Patrick Caulfield, Cubist artists

Collage

Respond to artist’s work

Combine visual and tactile qualities of materials

Compare and modify

Review and modify artwork

Key artists: Gustav Klimt, Pablo Picasso

Printmaking

Press print reduction blocks

Batik process

 

Key artists: Chinwe Chukwuogo Roy

 

 3-D/Sculpture

Observe from viewpoints

Respond to artist’s work

Research work of craftspeople and designers

Review and modify work

Key artist: Henry Moore

Textiles

Respond to artists work

Relief printed textile process

Investigate, collect, select visual information

Multi media weaving

Key artists: Norman Foster, Hundertwasser, Antonio Gaudi,

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  (RHE day)

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?

 

What do religions say to us when life gets hard?

 

PE

Invasion Games

Basketball

 

Invasion Games Hockey

Gymnastics

Dance

Strike and Field Games

Rounders

Net and Wall Games

Table Tennis

French

Half-term 1: Describing me and others

Half-term 2: Saying what I and others have

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol correspondences) revisited and/or introduced this term are:

 

Silent Final Consonant [SFC] |Silent Final E SFe] [a ] [an/am/en/em] [i] [in/im] [qu]

[u] [ou] [on] [au/eau/o/ô] open and closed [eu] We also revisit liaison.

 

Vocabulary: greetings, adjectives to describe

mood and character, months, numbers 13-31,

dates, nouns and adjectives for places, festivals, physical description, interrogatives qui ? quell ? quelle ?

 

Grammar: être (plural) regular plural adjective agreement (-s) avoir (plural), singular and plural indefinite articles (un, une, des), intonation questions (including with quoi, où, qui, quand, comment)

Half-term 1: Saying what I and others do

Half-term 2: Saying how many and describing

things

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol

correspondences) revisited and/or taught this

term are: [é/et/ez/er] [è/ê] [oi] [(a)in] [ai]

We also revisit liaison.

 

Vocabulary: verbs and nouns to describe

activities in school, at the weekend, life in the city and country, journeys

 

Grammar: -ER present tense (singular) and 1st person plural (we), JOUER + à + sports, ALLER (singular), definite articles (le, la, les), regular plural marking on nouns (-s), indefinite articles (un, une, des), il y a, Est-ce que questions (including with WH-words), negation (ne ... pas)

Half-term 1: Describing things and people

Half-term 2: Expressing likes and saying what I and others do

Phonics: the SSC (sound-symbol

correspondences) revisited and/or taught this

term are: [SFC] |Silent Final E [SFe] soft [c/ç] [ch] [-ien] [qu] [j/soft g] [-tion] We also revisit liaison.

 

Vocabulary: verbs and nouns to describe

sports, playing instruments, activities in

different countries, life at home, home town,

requesting food and drink

 

Grammar: FAIRE (singular), weather

expressions with faire, faire vs. jouer with

sports, jouer + de + instruments, pronoun on

meaning you (general) and we, 2-verb

structures (aimer, detester, devoir, vouloir,

pouvoir - singular)

School Events

Class Charters

Black History Month

Anti Bullying Week

Children in Need

Winter Festivals

 

 

Red Nose Day

 

 

 

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