Year 6 Curriculum Overview

Year 6 Curriculum Plan 2017 – 2018

Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
Theme Title What is a river? (G) How did the River Severn help Worcester? (H) How did the Vikings travel, raid and invade? (H) Who was to blame for the Titanic disaster? (H) Why is fair trade fair? (G) How is climate change affecting the world? (G)
WOW Day Water Vikings journey Titanic experience Fair trade talk Polar bears
Maths Place Value The four operations Fractions, Decimals Percentages Ratio and Proportion Properties of Shape The Four Operations Fractions, Decimals Percentages Ratio and Proportion Measure SATS Revision Diagnostic teaching sequences SATS Revision LOTC Problem solving Problem Solving: Data handling Volume and capacity Statistics Graph work Year 7 Transition Work
Problem Solving skills. Visualising Working systematically Looking for patterns/ Working backwords Trial and improvement Reason logically Conjecture
Cross Curricular Maths Knapp and Papermill  Measurements: Speed, Distance, Depth Fair Trade Data Analysis Measurements of the Titanic Create a 16 point compass for navigation
English Well-Known Authors Performance Poetry Older Fiction Story Spinners Picture Books
Key text(s) Stormbreaker Michael Rosen/ Benjamin Zephaniah collection Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe Little Red Riding Hood Way Home
Spoken Word Hot-Seating Debate Interviews Performance Intonation Hand gestures Audience communication Acting in a character Reciting a play/ Acting a scene Role Play Dual-Perspective Role Play Dual-Perspective Reading for/ Performing to other audiences
Reading opportunities Novel Non-Fiction World Geography Poetry Group Readers A Poem a Day Novel Literature Circles Inference and Deduction Language Choice Visual Literacy Oral Storytelling Book Talk Inference and Deduction Visual Literacy
Writing opportunities Diaries Letters Discussion Interviews Storytelling Successful Narrative Haiku Narrative Sonnet Nonet Free Verse Limerick Acrostic Recount of a trip Monologues Descriptive writing Detective EvidenceBoards Journal Letter Biography (Charles Darwin) Descriptive Writing Persuasion Narrative
Cross Curricular writing pieces Journal of a water droplet (Source to Sea) My house poem by an animal Instructions on how to Construct a circuit Journal of Medieval trader Explanation of how the eye works Fair Trade Information Leaflet Who was to blame for the Titanic disaster? Discussion Text 1st, 2nd, 3rd Class Passenger Recount Letter to Favourite Author Charles Darwin Biography Persuasive Speech – Climate change Letter to the government
Science Living things and their Habitats Electricity Light


Evolution and Inheritance Animals including humans
ICT/ Computing Google Apps Google Classroom E-Safety Spreadsheets Control and Coding (SCRATCH) Control and Coding (ESPRESSO) Movie Making (iMOVIE) Control and Coding (LOGO) Publisher / Pages
Cross Curricular ICT/ Computing Research Skills Book Creator / PPT Recording Interviews Filming Performance/ iMOVIE Research Google Apps iMovie Research Google Apps iMovie Using Coding to write intructions PPT Book Creator
RE Unit 2.7 What matters most to Christians and Humanists? Unit 2.5 Is it better to express your religion in arts and  architecture or in charity and generosity? Unit 2.8 What difference does it make to believe in Ahimsa (harmlessness), Grace (the generosity of God), and Ummah (community)?
Music Water Music Theme – Appraising Christmas Around the World Play it Again – Learn the Keyboard GarageBand Composition Titanic Theme Body Percussion
Art Illustration and Paint/ Colour Theory Patterns, Patterns Perspective In Landscapes
DT N/A Batik Envelope Cushion N/A Clay Modelling Design, Creation and Auction Cooking N/A
PE Games – Striking and fielding Gym- SYMMETRY Games – Invasion Dance – Water Games – Invasion Gym- Holes/ Barriers Games – Invasion Dance- Islam Games – Striking and fielding OAA- Canoeing Games – Striking and fielding OAA- Canoeing
French La Salle De Classe Les Habitats Et Les Animaux Les Pays Francophones Manger et Bouger Bonne Sante Les Parties Du Corps Le Passe et le Present ICI et La Les Quatre Saisons
PSHE/ Values Emotions Cooperation Friendship Peer Pressure Courage Generosity Stress and Wellbeing Truthfulness Caring Stress and Wellbeing Lovb Humility Money Resilience Honesty Sex Education Patience
Global Links/ Eco Sustainability of Water / World Water Use of Renewable Energy Fairtrade Global Citizenship UK Emissions Recycling
Visits or Visitors Severn Trent (Free Visitor) Knapp and Papermill (Day Visit) River Cruise Fair Trade (Free Visitor) Theatre Trip (Visit) Camping and Bell Boating + Regatta (Residential + Day Visit)