Year 6

Year 6 Mission Statement, 2017-18

For more information about Year 6’s curriculum please speak to Mrs Wilson.

Upper Key Stage 2: English - Cycle A

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
Greek MythsTraditional Stories with a TwistStories from Other CulturesAuthor Study- J K RowlingPoet Study- Valerie BloomPlay Scripts- Shakespeare
InstructionsHistorical RecountsNon-Chronological ReportsBiographyPersuasive WritingArgument and Discussion

Upper Key Stage 2: English - Cycle B

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
LegendsNarrative Verse- The HighwaymanHistorical FictionNon-linear StoriesAuthor Study- Malorie BlackmanPlay Scripts- Shakespeare
Journalistic WritingDiscussionFormal WritingAutobiographyPersuasionExplanation

Year 6 Mathematics Plan

Revised: September 2017, based on the White Rose Maths Hub scheme of work.
 Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4Week 5Week 6Week 7Week 8Week 9Week 10Week 11Week 12
AutumnNumber: Place ValueNumber: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and DivisionNumber: FractionsGeometry: Position and DirectionConsolidation
SpringNumber: DecimalsNumber: PercentagesAlgebraMeasurement: Converting UnitsMeasurement: Perimeter, Area and VolumeNumber: RatioConsolidation
SummerGeometry: Properties of ShapesProblem SolvingStatisticsInvestigationsConsolidation

Lower Key Stage 2: Foundation Subjects - Cycle A

A two-year cycle of topics for Years 3 & 4. Each block consists of 9 weeks.
Cycle A commences September 2017.
Cycle B commences September 2018.
Cycle A
9 week blocks
HistoryGeographyArtDT
Block 1: September to NovemberAmerican HistoryAmerican Geography/America TodayAndy Warhol & Pop Art
Theme WeekPeace Week (spirituality, mindfulness etc.)
Block 2: December to FebruaryRomansMosaicsMosaics
Theme WeekArtist Study Week
Block 3: February to MayRivers & Water cycle
Will you ever see the water you drink again?
Water colours
Theme WeekOrienteering (including the Outdoor and Adventurous strand of the PE curriculum)
Block 4: May to JulyAncient EgyptClay: Canopic Jars

Lower Key Stage 2: Foundation Subjects - Cycle B

A two-year cycle of topics for Years 3 & 4. Each block consists of 9 weeks.
Cycle A commences September 2017.
Cycle B commences September 2018.
Cycle B
9 week blocks
HistoryGeographyArtDT
Block 1: September to NovemberWhat make the Earth angry?
(Earthquakes, Volcanoes etc.)
Make a volcano
Theme WeekTime Travellers
Block 2: December to FebruaryStone Age to Iron AgeCave Drawings
Theme WeekFinance Week
Block 3: February to MayBrazil & Rainforests (South-American study)Carnival & Mardi Gras
Theme WeekHealthy Living
Block 4: May - JulyLocal History: Titus SaltPortraits

Upper Key Stage 2: Foundation Subjects

A two-year cycle of topics for Years 5 & 6. These units are active for each half term.
Computing, French and Music are not cyclical, with each year group receiving different teaching.
The PE curriculum covers broad topics with teaching differing between Years 3 & 4, although the context is shared.
RE Cycle A commences September 2017 with Cycle B following in September 2018.
TermComputing: Year 5Computing: Year 6French: Year 5French: Year 6Music: Year 5Music: Year 6PERE: Cycle ARE: Cycle B
Autumn 1Logic in ScratchNetworks and Non-linear Linking PresentationsGetting to Know YouLet's Visit a French TownLivin' On A PrayerI'll Be ThereGymnastics What does it mean to be a Sikh?Why are some journeys and places special?
Autumn 2Flowchart CodingStop Motion AnimationsAll About OurselvesLet's Go ShoppingClassroom Jazz 1Classroom Jazz 2DanceWhat does the Bible
say about the birth
of Jesus?
What is the significance of the Epiphany?
Spring 1How the Internet OperatesGrowing Up in a Digital WorldThat's Tasty!This is France!Make You Feel My LoveA New Year CarolGamesCan charity change the world?What do Muslims believe about a good life?
Spring 2Advanced SpreadsheetsWebsite DesignFamily and FriendsFresh Prince Of Bel AirHappyOutdoor GamesWho was Jesus? Exploring the events of Good Friday - the stations of the cross.Why are the events of Holy Week important?
Summer 13D Design and Model MakingProgramming in KoduSchool LifeAll in a DayDancing In The StreetYou've Got A FriendAthleticsWhat is important to Christians?Should we forgive others?
Summer 2ConsolidationConsolidationTime TravellingReflect, Rewind and ReplayReflect, Rewind and ReplayDance