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Year 6 Topics

Curriculum Topics

Year 6

  Autumn 1 Spring 1 Summer 1
Science Evolution and Inheritance All living things Electricity
Geography Mountains - Why are mountains so important? Volcanoes- How do volcanoes affect the lives of people on Hiemaey? Climate change - How is climate change affecting the world?
MFL-French Let's visit a French town This is France All in a day
Art/DT Art Illusions (Art) Famous fashions (Art) Monet and the impressionists (Art)
English

Writing to inform -

Guided Reading - Myths and Legends

Writing to entertain -

More than words project

Writing to discuss -

Guided Reading - Literary Heritage

RE Hinduism Christianity Buddhism
Music I'll be there -Jackson 5

New Year Carol

Benjamin Britten

Reading and writing music
PE

Indoor - Gymnastics

Outdoor - Multi-skills

Indoor - Gymnastics

Outdoor - Rugby

Indoor - Net games

Outdoor - Athletics

Computing

E Safety

Shaping the modern world - Modelling and Simulation

E Safety

Communicating in the digital world -Graphic packages

Exploring the digital world -Data Logging

E Safety -

Shaping the digital world- Control and Programming

  Autumn 2 Spring 2 Summer 2
Science Animals including humans Light Scientific enquiry using Chemistry
History Maya - Why did the ancient Maya change the way they lived? Shang Dynasty - How did a pile of dragon bones help solve an ancient mystery? Battle of Britain - Why was winning the Battle of Britain in 1940 so important?
MFL-French Lets' go shopping This is France All in a day (Bastille)
Art/DT Fairgrounds (DT) Bridges (DT) Burgers (DT)
English

Writing to persuade

Guided Reading - Books from other cultures

Writing to inform

Guided Reading - Reference and text

Writing to entertain

Guided Reading - Plays/Poetry

RE Sikhism Christianity Humanism
Music Classroom jazz 2 you've got a friend - Carole King Happy, Pharrell Williams
PE

Indoor - Gymnastics

Outdoor - Multi-skills

Indoor - Gymnastics

Outdoor - Multi-skills

Indoor - Gymnastics

Outdoor - Multi-skills

Computing

E Safety

Communicating in the digital world Text Processing and multimedia

Exploring the digital world -Digital Literacy

E Safety

Communicating in the digital world Electronic communication

Shaping the modern world - Modelling and Simulation

E Safety

Communicating in the digital world -Producing and Editing media