Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Spring Term 2018

Areas of study for Year 6*

 

Literacy

 

Short story writing

Guess by Phillipa Pearce

Little Red Riding Hood – Phillip Pulman

 

Lost Happy Endings

Ancient Maya related texts – non-fiction writing – diaries, information leaflets, recounts

Numeracy

 

Place Value

Fractions

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Geometry, Shape and Measure

Algebra

Focus this term will be on applying learnt skills to problem solving and using reasoning to give explanations to how to solve problems in a variety of mathematical contexts.

Reading

 

Stormbreaker – Anthony Horowitz

 

A selection of short texts both fiction and non-fiction

MFL

 

Objects in the classroom

Telling the time

Foods

Ordering from a cafe

RE

 

Religion in the local area

Islam

Visit to the mosque

PE

 

Real PE

Focussing on communication and team work through playing a range of team games.

Topic

Science

 

Light

How light travels

Reflecting light

Refraction

Spectrum

Shadows

 

Electricity

Symbols in a simple circuit diagram

Changing the brightness of a bulb / volume of buzzer

Making own circuits

History

 

Ancient Maya civilisation

How they lived

Where they were from

Religion and beliefs

How they have contributed to society today

Geography

 

Link to history – Looking at where the Ancient Maya civilisation came from

Who invaded from where

Trade routes

Music

 

Notation

Creating compositions

Central American Music

Computing

 

Scratch programming

Create an animation with sounds

Art, Design & Technology

 

Maya masks

Maya art / statues

Sampling the foods that the Ancient Maya ate

*If you require additional information relating to our school curriculum, please ask at the school office or the class teacher.