# Curriculum Overview for Year 6

Subject

RE

Creative Curriculum

Maths – there is a greater emphasis on reasoning, fluency, which runs throughout all areas.

application and justification of maths

English

## Curriculum Overview for Year 6

Autumn 1

Autumn 2015

Autumn 2

Year of Mercy

Beginning with God

Industrial Revolution Frozen Kingdom

Number and Place Value

Factors, multiples, prime, square, triangular and negative numbers

Patterns and sequences

Checking strategies eg inverse/estimation

Written methods for all 4 operations

Word problems

Brackets (BODMAS)

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Equivalence, common factors, comparing and ordering, simplify/reduce

Statistics

Bar graphs, Pie charts, Line graphs

Problem solving

Averages (mean, mode, median and range)

Fiction: Narrative – descriptive setting and atmosphere; first person narrative

Recount - diary writing, Journals/Logs (based on

Robert Falcon Scott)

Poetry: TBC

Spring 2016

Spring 1

Being a sacramental

people

Spring 2

Jesus

Lent and the Passion of

Darwin’s Delights

Summer 2016

Summer 1 Summer 2

A virtuous life Easter to Pentecost

Gallery Rebels

Geometry properties of 2D and 3D shapes; position and direction (co-ordinates; translation, rotation, reflection); angles

Measurement

Length, Area, Time, Weight, Volume

Conversions of units

Ratio & Proportion

Problems involving relative sizes of quantities and involving unequal sharing and grouping

Algebra

Simple formulae

Test technique

Revision

Investigation, problem solving, reasoning and fluency

Secondary School Transition

Fiction: Narrative – short stories

Poetry: TBC

Non Fiction: Non Chronological Reports (based on

Science Topic: Evolution and Living Things) and/or

Fiction: optional

Poetry: Poetry appreciation; Expressionalist poetry

Non Fiction: Discussion – Balanced debate –

Formal Letters

Revisit Persuasion/Explanation

Science

ICT

History

Geography

Art

Non Fiction: Recounts – Biographical accounts

Reports: Chronological – Newspaper

Explanation: Reporting and explaining findings

Take A Book’ activities based on ‘Street Child’

Significant individuals eg Charles Darwin, Mary

Anning etc.

Persuasion – arguments to persuade/balanced – letters/report

‘Take A Book’ activities TBC

Take A Book’ activities – Children Choice

Electricity (circuits) Animals including humans

Sound works

Understand that digital sound has an important role to play in building atmosphere, presenting ideas and influencing audience mood. Investigate history of sound technology (Link to Industrial Revolution)

Evolution & Inheritance Living Things and

Habitats

Staying Connected

Analyse and evaluate a range of online digital communication and collaboration tools, understanding how these are used in everyday life to inform and persuade (Link to literacy)

Demonstrate respect for ownership, copyright and person eSafety (PSHE)

Significant Individuals

Light Planning a scientific investigation

Information Models

Understand that using graphs within spreadsheets can support prediction and ‘what if’ questions (Maths link)

The Victorians The Industrial

Revolution

The Frozen Kingdom Maps of Europe; Islands of the world Norfolk

(Physical Knowledge)

Overview of the year

Develop techniques, including control and use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design.

Pupils should be taught: materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]

Rest TBC

Design and Technology

Music

P.E

PSHE

Electrical Systems

(Complex switches and circuits)

Singing

Swimming/Ball games

Moral & Spiritual

Food

(celebrating culture and seasonality inc. cooking and nutrition)

Singing

Gym or Dance/Indoor Athletics eSafety

Textiles

(Combining different fabric shapes inc. computer aided design)

End of year Production

Striking and Fielding

Citizenship