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Year 6: Summer 2 Curriculum


1920-Year-6-Mission-Statement

Summer 2: Raiders & Traders Children learn about the Viking and Anglo-Saxon struggle for the kingdom of England and how England became a unified country. They will explore where the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons came from, how they fought for territory and power and how their fighting ultimately led to the England we know today.

Create A Spark

Each unit of work will begin with a stimulating activity to inspire curiosity and launch the unit.

Steps To Success

  • Resilience: How adapting to change can lead to success
  • Love: Develop a love of history and desire to trace your roots
  • Friendship: How sometimes conflict can lead to unity

Mathematics

We follow the White Rose Maths Hub scheme of work.

National Curriculum Objectives covered throughout the second half of the Summer term:

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Science

Light & Sight

Working scientifically:

  • Planning different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary
  • Taking measurements, using a range of scientific equipment, with increasing accuracy and precision, taking repeat readings when appropriate
  • Recording data and results of increasing complexity using scientific diagrams and labels, classification keys, tables, scatter graphs, bar and line graphs
  • Using test results to make predictions to set up further comparative and fair tests
  • Reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations
  • Identifying scientific evidence that has been used to support or refute ideas or arguments.

National Curriculum Objectives:

  • Recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines
  • Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye
  • Explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes
  • Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.

RE & SMSC

Key Biblical Teaching: The Bible, what is it? The Old Testament, The New Testament, How do Christians use The Bible?

Moving on.

Computing

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French

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National Curriculum objectives:

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WE Schools

There is no particular focus on WE School this half term.

English

Texts used in Year 6:

  • The Arrival by Shaun Tan (Letters, list of rules, character descriptions, longer story built around a man’s journey to another country, diaries, short playscripts, short report, guides)
  • The unforgotten coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce (Narrative (issues and dilemmas), journals (recounts), diary entries, explanations (science experiment), dialogue, non-chronological reports)

Music

Songs for Leavers’ assembly & service

National Curriculum objectives:

  • Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Essential Skills:

  • I can sing in harmony confidently and accurately.
  • I can perform parts from memory.
  • I can take the lead in a performance.
  • I can evaluate how the venue, occasion and purpose affects the way a piece of music is created.

Art

Viking Art: knots, dragons and warriors

National Curriculum Objectives:

  • To create sketch books to record their observations and use them to review and revisit ideas
  • To improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]

Essential skills:

  • I can explain why I have used different tools to create art.
  • I can explain why I have chosen specific techniques to create my art.
  • I can use feedback to make amendments and improvement to my art.

PE

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Let Your Light Shine

The unit will culminate with a piece of work designed to celebrate the pupils’ learning.

End Of Year Expectations