Year 6 Overview

Imaginative Learning Project (ILP)

Gallery Rebels

(Art & Design)

Frozen Kingdom

(Geography)

A Child’s War

(History)

Blood Heart

(Science)

Tomorrow’s World

(Computing)

Darwin’s Delight

(Science)

English

Research; Short narrative; Explanatory text

Chronological report; Short narrative; Diaries; Haiku poetry; Letter writing

Letters; Diaries; Persuasive writing; Narrative dialogue; Speeches

Non-chronological reports; Shape poetry; Slogans and adverts; Biography; Narrative using personification

Email and blogs; Newspaper reports; Websites; Thriller narratives; Podcasts

Labelling and journals; Diaries; Letters; Explanations; Newspaper reports

Maths

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maths – Wider Curriculum Links

Number: Place Value

Number: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division

Fractions

Geometry: Position & Direction

 

 

 

 

Measurement (temperature); Negative numbers

Number: Decimals

Number: Percentages

Number: Algebra

Measurement: Converting Units

Measurement: Perimeter, Area & Volume

Number: Ratio

 

 

Pie charts

Geometry: Properties of shapes

Problem solving

Statistics

Investigations

Science

(all include working scientifically)

Light

Living things and their habitats

 

Human circulatory system; Measuring heart rate; History of blood groups; Lifestyle effects; Working scientifically

Light; Electricity

Evolution and inheritance; Living things and their habitats; Working scientifically

History

 

Emigration and exploration in the early 1900s

The Second World War

 

History of computing

Significant individuals - Charles Darwin, Mary Anning

Geography

Locational knowledge

Features of the polar regions

Human geography; Cities of the UK

 

 

Using maps; Geographical similarities and differences; Islands of the world

Art & Design

Great artists of the 19th and 20th centuries

Photography; Painting; Block printing

 

Modelling and sculpture; Abstract art

Logo design

Creating sketchbooks; Observational drawing

Design & Technology

Selecting and using tools and materials

Building an igloo

Following recipes; Building structures

Selecting tools and equipment; Healthy recipes; Product packaging; Working models

Key individuals in design and technology; Assistive technologies; Programming, monitoring and controlling products; Website header design; Product design

 

Computing

 

Collecting, evaluating and presenting information

Using search technologies; Using presentation software

Using websites; Flow diagrams

Effective and safe online research; Computer networks; Algorithms; Using logical reasoning; Downloading music; Website design; ‘Text’ language

Online research; Morphing animations; Understanding computer networks

Music

 

Soundscapes

Listening, performing and composing

Pulse; Heart raps

 

 

PE

Discrete Lessons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PE – Wider Curriculum links

Games

 Invasion Games (Implement and Kicking)

 

Gym

 Partner work – Matching and Mirroring

 

Dance

Games

Net/Wall Games

 

Dance

Unit 1  World of Sport  Mix and Match

 

 

 

 

Outdoor adventure; Orienteering

Games

 Striking/ Fielding

 

Gym

Partner work – Synchronisation and Canon

 

 

 

Competitive games; Dance

Orienteering

 

Dance

Unit 2 - Theseus and the Minotaur

- Cat’s Cradle

 

 

 

 

Cardiovascular exercise

Games

 Invasion Games (ball handling)

 

Gym

Unit Z Holes and Barriers

 

 

 

 

Athletics

Sprinting and Running

 

Dance

Unit 3 -The Rainforest - Hunting in the unknown territory

PSHE

Discrete Lessons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PSHE – Wider Curriculum links

Being Me in My World

Celebrating Difference

I can explain ways in which difference can be a source of conflict or a cause for celebration and can show empathy with people in either situation

 

Care of the environment

Dreams & Goals

I can describe some ways in which I can work with other people to help make the world a better place I can identify why I am motivated to do this

 

 

Empathising with people in different times

Healthy Me

I can evaluate when alcohol is being used responsibly, antisocially or being misused I can tell you how I feel about using alcohol when I am older and my reasons for this

 

Harmful substances; Caring about others

Relationships

I can recognise when people are trying to gain power or control I can demonstrate ways I could stand up for myself and my friends in situations where others are trying to gain power or control

 

Jobs of the future; Explaining opinions

Changing Me

I can describe how a baby develops from conception through the nine months of pregnancy, and how it is born and I recognise how I feel when I reflect on the development and birth of a baby

 

Taking responsibility

RE

Discrete lessons

What is the best way for a Muslim to show commitment to God? Do religious people lead better lives?

Do all religious beliefs influence people to behave well towards others?

How significant is it that Mary was Jesus’ mother?

Do sacred texts have to be ‘true’ to help people understand their religion?

Is anything ever eternal?

Should religious people be sad when someone dies?

How well do funeral and mourning rituals tell you about what a religion believes and about what happens after death?

Is Christianity still a strong religion 2000 years after Jesus was on Earth?

Do sacred texts have to be ‘true’ to help people understand their religion?

Does participating in worship help people to feel closer to God or their faith community?

Is religion the most important influence and inspiration in everyone’s life?

Does belief in Akhirah (life after death) help Muslims lead good lives?

Should religious people be sad when someone dies?

Do religious people lead better lives?

Do all religious beliefs influence people to behave well towards others?

British Value

Individual Liberty

Tolerance & Respect

Democracy

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

Tolerance & Respect

Democracy

Rule of Law

Tolerance & Respect

Individual Liberty

Tolerance & Respect

Democracy

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

Tolerance & Respect

Democracy

Rule of Law

Individual Liberty

Tolerance & Respect

SMSC

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self Awareness

Social Skills

Empathy

Motivation

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self Awareness

Empathy

Motivation

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self Awareness

Social Skills

Empathy

Motivation

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self Awareness

Social Skills

Motivation

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self Awareness

Empathy

Motivation

Managing Feelings

Spirituality

Moral

Social

Cultural

Self Awareness

Social Skills

Empathy

Motivation

Managing Feelings