Year 6

Year 6 Overview 2020-2021

  Autumn A Autumn B Spring A Spring B Summer A Summer B
Subjects            
Maths Read and write, whole numbers; order and compare whole numbers and decimal numbers
Multiplying and dividing by 10, 100, 1000
Rounding whole numbers
Mental and formal methods for addition and subtraction, word problems
Mental methods and formal methods for multiplication and division
Word problems, Recognising factors and multiples
Using known facts Prime and composite numbers
Maths No Problem
Equivalent fractions; ordering and comparing fractions; relationship between fractions
Decimals
Percentages Multiplication and division
Multiplication and division of decimals
Maths No Problem
Measurement - convert between metric units of measure
Percentage of amounts
Ratio and Proportion - Describe amounts using proportion
Maths No Problem

 

Rounding whole numbers
Reading and interpreting algebraic equations; solving algebraic equations
Measurement - calculate area of a triangle and parallelogram, calculate area and perimeter of rectangular shapes
Geometry - calculate missing angles in triangle, straight line, quadrilaterals and regular polygons
Maths No Problem

Co-ordinates - plot and translate points and shapes across a grid, reflection and lines of symmetry
Interpret pie charts, line graphs and bar charts
Calculate mean
Use negative numbers in context and calculate across zero
Maths No Problem
Calculate volume
Describe 3D shapes and make nets
Name parts of a circle
Draw 2D shapes accurately
Co-ordinates - reflection
Convert between metric and imperial units
Maths No Problem
English Goldilocks
Traditional Tale-alternative ending

The True Story of The Three Little Pigs

Goldilocks
Persuasion letter
Crater Lake
Narrative-dialogue

Science of Blood
Explanations/ Instructions

Poetry
Christmas
Persuasion
Huggie Bear-pitch selling

Alma
Narrative-horror story
The Island
Narrative

The Island
Persuasive Letter
Hansel and Gretel
Traditional Tale-alternative ending Narrative
Setting and character descriptions

Jamie Oliver Healthy School Meals
Persuasive speech/advert
Our Planet
Non-chronological Report

Match Girl
Dialogue
Science Evolution and inheritance
Scientist Link - Alice Roberts (biological anthropologist)
Charles Darwin and Alfred Wallace (theory of evolution)
Animals, including humans
Scientist Link - William Harvey (anatomy and physiology)
Elsie Widdowson (dietician / nutritionist during WW1)
Electricity
Scientist Link - Michael Faraday (invented the electrical motor)
Light
Scientist Link - Ibnal Haytham (studied vision, optics and light) Sound
Living things and their habitats
Scientist Link - Carl Linnaeus (classification)
Living things and their habitats
Computing Computing systems and networks:
Bletchley Park Investigate secret codes and how they are created, exploring ‘brute force’ hacking and learn how to make passwords more secure
Programming:
Intro to Python Introduction to the textbased programming language Python, which is the language behind many apps and programs, such as Dropbox
Data handling 1:
Big Data 1 Children learn how data is collected and stored by exploring barcodes, QR codes and RFID chips, and investigate how collecting big data can be used to help people in a variety of different scenarios
Data handling 2:
Big Data 2 Children learn the difference between mobile data and WiFi and how data is transferred and use their understanding of big data to design their own smart school
Creating media:
History of computers Learn about Bletchley Park, including: key historical figures, how the first modern computers were created, how computers have evolved over time
Skills showcase:
Inventing a product Reflecting on and showcasing their computing skills, pupils create an entire project around a specific theme
RE What do religions say to us when life gets hard? What do religions say to us when life gets hard? What matters most to Christians and to Humanists? What difference does it make to believe in Ahimsa (harmlessness), Grace and Ummah (community)? Is it better to express your religion in arts and architecture or in charity and generosity? What can be done to reduce racism? Can religion help?
History A study of an aspect or theme in British History that extends pupil’s chronological knowledge beyond 1066

How did the role of women change during the war?
A study of an aspect of history or a site dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality - local history study

What were the impact of WW2 in Manchester?
    A study of an aspect or theme in British History that extends pupil’s chronological knowledge beyond 1066

How has crime and punishment changed over time in Britain?
 
Geography     Locational Knowledge; Place Knowledge; Human and Physical
Identify significant physical features and how they relate to climates and biomes in South America
Locational Knowledge; Place Knowledge; Human and Physical
Identify current environmental issues related to different countries. Recognise how these impact on the land and inhabitants of different countries.
  Location and place knowledge; Fieldwork
Understand when a stream become a river. Understand the effects of coastal erosion
Art & Design Textiles
Make a ‘Make, Do and Mend’ textile bag
Painting and Drawing
Design Art Deco jewellery
Sculpture
Make Art deco jewellery using clay
Drawing and Painting
Artwork linked to South America - Frida Khalo
Textiles and Printing
Pattern fabric design
Painting and Drawing
Draw and paint a bird of Paradise
Sculpture
Create a bird of Paradise, using paper, card, glue, straws
Sculpture
Make a clay fish money bank
Drawing and Painting
Using graphite, biros etc to draw patterns linked to multicultural artists
PSCHE Mental and emotional health Positive relationships Keeping Safe Living in the wider world Healthy lifestyles Relationships and health education
Design & Technology Global Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Theme: Throw away fashion
Activity: Design and make a bag using old clothes
Global Goal 12: Responsible consumption and production
Theme: Throw away fashion
Activity: Design and make a bag using old clothes
Global Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
Theme: Recycling
Activity: Design and create a badge or brooch out of reclaimed plastic to support people with disabilities when travelling
Global Goal 10: Reduced inequalities
Theme: Recycling
Activity: Design and create a badge or brooch out of reclaimed plastic to support people with disabilities when travelling
Global Goal 2: Zero hunger
Cooking Theme: Importance of shopping local
Activity: Cook with local produce
Global Goal 2: Zero hunger
Cooking Theme: Importance of shopping local
Activity: Cook with local produce
MFL Classroom routines

Initiate and sustain conversations
Clothes

Justifying opinions
Occupations

Phrases to use when playing games
Rooms in the house

Furniture
Holiday destinations

Booking accommodation
Revision

Presentations
Music Combine Ostinato Rhythms

Perform as an ensemble

Develop an understanding of the origins of samba music

Samba Music
Heitor Villa Lobos - The little train of the Caipira
Combine Ostinato Rhythms

Perform as an ensemble

Develop an understanding of the origins of samba music

Samba Music
Heitor Villa Lobos - The little train of the Caipira
Sing in harmony

Create a musical motif

Improvise using the blues scale

Chords and triads

George Gershwin - Rhapsody in blue
Sing in harmony

Create a musical motif

Improvise using the blues scale

Chords and triads

George Gershwin - Rhapsody in blue
Body Percussion Create sounds using body percussion

Compose and create music using the musical cannon

Garageband

Work collaboratively with others

Anna Meredith - Connect it
 
PE Games: Handball

Dance: British Values

Gym: Flight
Games: Lacrosse

Dance: World War II

Gym: Flight (Apparatus)
Games: Dodgeball

Dance: Street Dance

Gym: Counter Balance and Tension
Games: Netball

Dance: Bollywood

Gym: Counter Balance and Tension (Apparatus)
Games: Rounders

Dance: Haka

Gym: Group Sequencing
Games: Tennis

Dance: Class Production

Gym: Group Sequencing (Apparatus)

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