Year 6 Summer 2



Science Curriculum


Learning Values

Meet the teacher

Homework Timetable

Rights Respecting

learning values

Learning Values: Determined to achieve our best, Independent learners, harmonious, respectful of each other Problem-solving, risktaking, confidence.

learning values

S.M.S.C: Healthy lifestyle - including nutrition and drugs. Challenging stereotypes, kindness and forgiveness Being a good friend, healthy communication within relationships, positive body image.

English & Big Write

Reading strategies

Writing focus:

  • Fiction: tailored fiction tasks to our weekly writing groups – see below
  • Non-Fiction: Biographies and newspaper articles – see below

Big wrote Topics

  • Who was Charles Darwin? – Children research and write a biography of Charles Darwin
  • Hold the Front page! – Write a newspaper article on a topical theme – Can the passive voice be used?
  • Fiction task tailored to writing groups – can you use the full range of sentence types and a variety of punctuation?


  • Mental strategies.
  • Order of operations.
  • Formal written methods of multiplication including decimals
  • Formal written methods of division including decimals
  • Multiplying and dividing fractions.

Data handling:

  • Interpreting and drawing pie charts, line graphs, and bar graphs.
  • Finding the mean, mode, median of a set of data.


  • Converting and using measures of volume.


  • Circle geometry.


  • Simple formulae, linear equations and alternative solutions.


  • We will be applying all of these skills to solve reasoning word problems.

We will consider the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way our bodies function:

Evolution and inheritance

  • How have animals adapted to their environments?
  • Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment.
  • Know that adaptations may link to evolution.

What makes you unique?

  • Recognise that all living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to parents.

Music as a Force in Society:

Key questions:

  • Can music influence society and promote change eg Dylan/ Beethoven?
  • Can I develop a strong motif to ‘make a point’ ( da da da dah!)
  • Can I recognise the ‘messages’ of songs and do I agree with them?

How are mountains represented in art?

  • We will look at the work of Hatsushika Hokusi.
  • We will create artworks based around this style using a range of media: printing, fabric collage, painting.
Religious Education

Special leaders: Who was Jesus Christ?

  • that Jesus is a special leader for Christians.
  • that Christians believe Jesus to be divine.
  • that Christians believe he was incarnated (i.e. born as a human being) on earth about 2000 years ago.
  • that Christians believe he taught about God’s kingdom.
  • that Christians believe that he was crucified as a means of ensuring forgiveness for humankind and that he was subsequently resurrected.

We will be learning:

  • This term we will be looking at food in Spanish.
  • Children will learn how to communicate their preferences and the preferences of others.
  • We will also revise time and form simple sentences using conjugated verbs.

We are travel writers

  • In this unit, the pupils will use a variety of digital maps to design a treasure trail.
  • They will then capture photographs when completing the treasure trail and add this content to a digital map.

Health and Fitness:

  • Learning games – Throw Squash and Beanbag Raid.
  • Can you perform a static balance with a small base?
  • Can you use throwing and catching skills and footwork during a game to evade and defend?

What changes will I experience during puberty?

  • We will learn about how and why our body changes during puberty in preparation for reproduction.
  • We will explore the process of conception and pregnancy.

How is a mountain made?

  • We will locate UK and worldwide major mountains and mountain ranges using maps, atlases and digital/computer mapping – recap equator, latitude/longitude, tropics, hemispheres etc
  • We will consider the physical characteristics of mountains, including volcanoes, formation, features etc
  • Human geography: we will consider some settlements around mountains; economic activities including trade and distribution of natural resources.

No History will be taught this half term

Design Technology

No Design Technology Studies this half term

Ms McCready

Mrs Symes

Mr Facey

Ms Webber

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