# Curriculum Map - London Colney Primary & Nursery School

```London Colney Primary School Year 6 Overview
English
- Recommend books to others
- Make comparisons within/across
books
- Support inferences with evidence
- Summarise key points from texts
- Identify how language, structure
etc contribute to meaning
- Discuss use of language, including
figurative
providing reasoned justifications
for views
Writing
- Use knowledge of morphology
and etymology in spelling
- Develop legible personal
handwriting style
- Plan writing to suit an audience
and purpose; use models of writing
- Develop character and setting in
narrative
- Select grammar and vocabulary
for effect
- Use a wide range of cohesive
devices
- Ensure grammatical consistency
Grammar
- Use appropriate register/style
- Use the passive voice for purpose
- Use features to convey and clarify
meaning
- Use full punctuation
- Use language of subject/object
Speaking and Listening
- Use questions to build knowledge
- Articulate arguments and opinions
- Use spoken language to
speculate, hypothesise and explore
- Use appropriate register and
language
Maths
Number and Calculation
- Secure place value in rounding
to 10,000,000, including
negatives
- All written methods, including
long division
-Use order of operations (not
indices)
- Identify factors, multiples and
primes
- Solve multi-step number
problems
Algebra
- Introduce simple use of
unknowns
Geometry and Measures
- Confidently use a range of
measures and conversions
- Calculate area of
triangles/parallelograms
- Use area and volume formulas
- Classify shapes by properties
- Know and use angle rules
- Translate and reflect shapes,
Fractions and Decimals
- Compare and simplify
fractions
fractions
- Multiply simple fractions
- Divide fractions by whole
numbers
- Solve problems using
decimals and percentages
- Use written division up to 2dp
- Introduce ratio and
proportion
Statistics
- Use pie charts
- Calculate mean averages
Science
Living things and Their Habitat
- Describe how living things are
including micro-organisms, plants
and animals
- Give reasons for classifying plants
and animals based on specific
characteristics
Animals Including Humans
- Identify and name the main parts of
the human circulatory system
- Recognise the impact of diet,
exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the
way their bodies function
- Describe the ways in which
nutrients and water are transported
within animals, including humans
Light
- Recognise that light appears to
travel in straight lines
- Explain that we see things because
light travels from light sources to our
eyes or vice versa
- Use the idea that light travels in
straight lines to explain why shadows
have the same shape as the objects
that cast them
Evolution and Inheritance
- Recognise that living things have
changed over time and that fossils
things that inhabited the Earth
millions of years ago
- Identify how animals and plants are
Electricity
- Associate the brightness of a lamp
or the volume of a buzzer with the
number and voltage of cells used in
the circuit
- Use recognised symbols when
representing a simple circuit in a
diagram
*Working Scientifically
Computing
- Design and write programs to
solve problems
- Use sequences, repetition,
inputs, variables and outputs in
programs
- Detect and correct errors in
programs
- Understand use of networks for
collaboration and communication
- Be discerning in evaluating digital
content
- Use technology safely,
respectfully and responsibly.
Art and
Design
- Use sketchbooks to collect,
record, review, revisit and
evaluate ideas
- Improve mastery of
techniques such as drawing,
painting and sculpting with
varied materials
architects and designer
Design and
Technology
- Use research and criteria to
develop products which are fit
for purpose and aimed at
specific groups
- Use annotated sketches,
cross-section diagrams and
computer aided design
- Analyse and evaluate existing
products and improve own
work
- Use mechanical and
electrical systems in own
products, including
programming
- Cook savoury dishes for a
healthy and varied diet
History
- the Viking and Anglo-Saxon for
the Kingdom of England
- A study of an aspect or
theme in British history
that extends pupils’
chronological knowledge
beyond 1066
- Study a non-European society
which contrasts with British
history
RE
- Christian and Buddhist
beliefs and practices
- Founders of Faiths
- Sacred and Secular
Christmas
- Expressive and visual arts
in religions
- Human responsibility for
the environment
Music
-- Perform with control and
expression solo and in
ensembles
- Improve and compose
using dimensions of music
- Listen to detail and recall
aurally
- Use and understand basics
of staff notation
PE
- Use running, jumping,
catching and throwing in
isolation and combination
- Play competitive games
- Develop flexibility and
control in gym, dance and
athletics
- Take part in Outdoor and
- Swimming
Geography
- Identify the position and
significance of latitude,
longitude, Equator,
Northern Hemisphere,
Southern Hemisphere, the
Tropics of Cancer and
Capricorn, Arctic and
Antarctic Circle, the
Prime/Greenwich
Meridian and time zones
- Describe and understand
key aspects of physical
geography
- Use maps, atlases, globes
and digital mapping
Modern
Languages
French
- Listen and engage
- Engage in
conversations
expressing opinions
- Speak in simple
language and be
understood
- Develop appropriate
pronunciation
- Present ideas and
information orally
- Show understanding in