Class 6S curriculum
Art – As artists we will:
- Study the work of Patrick Heron and Patrick Caulfield.
- Create our own interpretations of their styles and explore Cubism.
Computing – As coders we will:
- Use code to plan and create our own games.
- Explore functions and flowcharts.
Design Technology – As designers we will focus on ‘FOOD’
- Knowledge & understanding of food hygiene, nutrition, healthy eating and a varied diet. Also we will develop a range of techniques (i.e. measuring & prepping ingredients) in food
English – As writers and communicators we will :
- Develop our narrative ‘story’ writing (using ‘Goodnight Mister Tom’, ’Oranges in No Man’s Land, and ‘The Arrival’) as stimulus and inspiration i.e. character descriptions and varied settings.
- Write an informal letter and a recount of a character’s experiences.
- Write different types of poems (haiku, cinquain, acrostic) based on the themes in our class reads.
- Write a newspaper (journalistic writing) report based on book events.
As readers, we will:
- Develop our reading fluency and understanding (comprehension skills) of a variety of award-winning texts analyzing the plot, characters, events taking place, vocabulary use and its desired effects & author’s intent.
French — As linguists we will:
- Develop our knowledge of ordering foods in French.
- Learn to read and write traditional French stories.
Geography – As geographers we will:
- To know, name and use the eight points of a compass.
- To use 4 and 6 figure grids references.
- To develop knowledge and understanding of Ordnance survey maps and what they are used for.
- To be able to use ordnance survey maps.
- To use Google Earth to locate a country or place of interest and to follow the journey of rivers etc.
- To know about time zones and to work out time differences across the world (including night and day).
History – As historians, we will study ‘World War II’:
- Why World War II began and find out about the key individuals and countries involved.
- Learn about evacuation.
- Examine what it was like to live with food rationing and explore the contribution made by women to the war effort.
- Learn important facts about the Holocaust and investigate events that were key turning points in the war, such as the Battle of Britain and the German invasion of Russia.
- Develop a good knowledge of chronology and understand how past events have helped to shape the world we know today.
Music – As musicians we will:
- Listen to and appraise different styles of music, play instruments and sing songs around the theme ‘How music brings us together’. Compose, rehearse and perform pieces of music.
Global Dimension – We will:
- Research & investigate the history of immigration in the UK and how it has impacted the economy, culture, etc.
Mathematics – As mathematicians we will :
- Perform mental calculations, including with mixed operations and large numbers.
- Read, write, compare and order numbers up to ten million, identifying the value of each digit
- Round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1,000.
- Explore negative numbers in context and through abstract examples.
- Use knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four operations in problem solving activities.
- Use the formal written methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication (including X by 2-digit numbers) and division (including long division).
- Investigate factors, multiples, prime, square and cubed numbers.
- Simplify compare and order fractions.
- Add and subtract; multiply and divide fractions.
- Reflect and translate shapes across four quadrants.
P.E. (Rugby / Gymnastics) – As athletes we will:
- Learn how to evade opponents, use the correct technique when passing, discuss tactics and play attack vs defence games.
- Learn how to use balance and coordination to develop core strength.
RPSHE – We will study the ‘Life Skills’ Drugs, Alcohol & Resilience programme.
- A range of activities that focus on our mental and physical health.
- Creating positive friendships and positive decision making.
- Making the right choices, staying safe & healthy.
- Managing stress, peer pressure, building, support networks.
R.E.— As theologians we will:
The Kingdom of God
- Learn about the Kingdom of God and reflect on its meaning.
- Understand everyone is invited to God’s Kingdom.
- Reflect on ways to share this ‘Good News’.
- Reflect on words and actions necessary to show commitment to the Kingdom.
- Know that Jesus’ miracles reflected his compassion for others.
- Study people who spread the word of God.
- Understand the meaning of justice and know we are all called to work for justice.
- Learn about some people who have been persecuted for speaking out about injustice.
- Know that Advent is a time when we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus.
- Know about the mystery of the incarnation.
Science – As scientists we will learn:
- What light is, where it comes from and how it travels.
- What refraction is and to investigate how refraction changes the direction in which light travels.
- Why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.
- Function of electrical components and their symbols.
- Investigate the effect of changing the number of cells or bulbs in a circuit.
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Our Year 6 children re-enact the Three Billy Goats Gruff. Il était une fois trois boucs. Ils vivaient dans un champ et au milieu du champ coulait une rivière. Le premier bouc s'appelait Grand Bouc Bourru, le second, Moyen Bouc Bourru et le troisième, Petit Bouc...
As the calendar year for 2019 draws to an end we hope you have a happy and holy Christmas. Here are the Christmas production highlights for 2019 . https://vimeo.com/380447129 Key Stage One sing us out with their carol service ........... see you next year. ....
On the 15th of November, our local MP came and led an assembly where she shared with the children her love of reading. Her favourite book was the MagicFaraway Tree by Enid Blyton. The children were enthused by her and asked many questions. She then officially opened...
Throughout school we have some fantastic topics that we are looking into. Our topic displays are eye catching and show a variety of learning skills through History, Geography, Art and DT. After each lesson children’s work is displayed under the question that they have...
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