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Year 6 Autumn Term Curriculum Map

 

The following table gives a brief overview of the themes and content for the Autumn Term

 

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Theme

World War 1

Shakespeare(2 weeks) and World War 1

Visits

WW1 artefacts exhibition.

Shakespeare company performance of studied play.

9th October 1:35-3:15 – Romeo and Juliet

Cathedral performance.

Christmas performance

Skills Builder

Listening

Presenting

English

Narrative techniques e.g. flashbacks, multiple narrators etc.

Extended stories (in chapters)

Non-chronological reports

Recounts

Discussion

Shakespeare study

Non-chronological reports

Instructions

Free verse

 

Maths

Number: place value/four operations

Fractions/ position and direction

Science

Light travels in straight lines; The eye and how we see; transparent, translucent, opaque; shadows, make a periscope; the invention of the light-bulb.

Staying Alive heart/lungs

Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood

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

History

WW1: Life in Britain between 1914-18

Children in WW1.

Developments in Warfare/Tech

Remembrance Day

The Christmas Truce

Flanders Fields

Parent to come in and speak to pupils and show a range of WW1 artefacts.

Geography

Locate countries involved in the outbreak of War.

Continue to look at the countries involved in WW1 – landscape and features of these countries which had an impact on how the War was fought.

Northern Europe, Maps and boundaries – locate/research Ypres/The Somme

Art

Poppies – Mixed media, Georgia O’keefe

Evaluate – respond to Paul Nash, Menin Road. CRW Nevinson – Bursting Shell

Christmas card design.

DT

Using card and to make a shadow puppet show using War Horse as the context.

Using card and to make a shadow puppet show using War Horse as the context.

Music

WW1: Pack up your troubles, Keep the home fires burning, etc.

Christmas songs for performance. Cathedral performance for 30 children – mixing with year 6 from another school.

PE

Tag Rugby, Swimming, Dance

Basketball, hand ball, Swimming, gymnastics.

Computing

Using scratch design and build a simple catching game based on WW1 theme.

Purple Mash

6.1 - Coding

6.2 – Online safety

 

Purple Mash

6.7 - quizzing

Using 2quiz to make a quiz about WW1. Using word, publisher and PowerPoint to present information about WW1. Research using the internet.

MFL

 Actions

In France

RE

Features of Churches

appreciate that churches are sacred places and that this has implications for the way people behave in them

learn about the main features of Anglican churches and their significance

appreciate the function of multi-faith prayer rooms in today’s multicultural society

Church services

Key elements and variety in Christian worship.

The Christmas Truce

PSHE

Identifying Strengths, Setting Goals, Internet Safety.

Race and Ethnicity, Gender Stereotypes,

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