Year 6 Curriculum Overview - Summer Term
Here is what Year 6 are going to be busy with this term. You can download a copy here
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Curriculum Overview Year Group 6 Term 3
Teachers LouiseLennox Tom Digby
Our cross-curricular theme(s) for this term are:
2. Topic work linked to our end of year production (which is TOP SECRET until after the tests!!)
During our topic work we will develop skills in the following subject areas:
Literacy – Analysing the writer’s use of language and developing a variety of sentence openers and vocabulary. Using a range of non fiction texts to evaluate information from different sources and create our own informative texts in a range of formats.
Speaking and Listening – Presenting information to others in a variety of ways and role play based activities.
ICT – Creating Powerpoints about rivers using the tools effectively
Geography - learning about rivers around the world and how rivers are formed.
Art – Creating mountain landscape pictures and manga style art linked to work onJapan andMount Fuji.
Music – Compositions with a river theme
Literacy – Explanation texts and writing. Using a range of non fiction texts to evaluate information from different sources and create our own informative texts in a range of formats.Reading books using archaic language
Problem solving and reasoning in maths.
History – Using a range of sources to find out about the past.
Other subjects to be covered this term are:
Maths – Place Value; Ordering & rounding; Using a calculator; Understanding + and – ; Mental calculation strategies; Paper & pencil procedures; Money & real life problems; Fractions, decimals & percentages; Shape & space; Measures; Handling Data.
Using and applying maths in a range of practical contexts, including an end of term Year 6 café which is an exciting enterprise project – watch this space!
Speaking and Listening – developing dramatic skills in relation to the production.
DT – Designing and making props for the end of year production.
Designing and making dishes to serve in the Y6 café.
Art – Creating items related to the production.
Science – interdependence and adaptation and learning about habitats
PSHE – transition work prior to leaving for secondary school and SRE
PE – Tag rugby, cricket, athletics
French – role play / real life conversation
Dates for your diaries
SATs meeting 25th April 8:30 am
SRE meeting 25th April 7:00 pm
SATs week – week beginning 13th May
Sports Events week beginning 1st July
End of Year Productions – 10th / 11th July
Yr 6 Leavers Party – 17th July
Leavers Assembly – 19th July
Homework may be more flexible to fit in with our project and topic work, but we will also keep setting maths and literacy on a regular basis.