Year 6 Summer 2

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Curriculum

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Homework Timetable

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Learning Values

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

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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

Writing Focus
Using Titanium video as a stimulus for a variety of writing:

Using a range of punctuation including speech; First person and third person narratives Showing degrees of formality and author’s voice in our writing.

How and why do you think this has occurred? What could have led to this event? Can you show emotions through your choice of language?

Playscripts and performing – for our end of year production we shall be looking at the features and conventions of a playscript.

Children will develop their speaking, listening and performing skills. Can you show facial and vocal expression?

Maths

Number:

  • Mental strategies.
  • Order of operations.
  • 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.

Measurement:

  • Area and perimeter.
  • How can you work out the area of these compound shapes?

Geometry:

  • Finding angles in a variety of 2D shapes?
  • What are the corresponding angles in these shapes?
  • Can you find the missing angle?

Reasoning:

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

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

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’
  • Can I recognise the ‘messages’ of songs and do I agree with them?
Art

Link to Arts week: Recycling

  • Using our work on Hokusai as inspiration, we will be creating our own version of ‘The Great Wave’ using recycled materials.

DT:

  • We will be planning, designing and creating table top games for the Summer term
Religious Education

No Religious Education studies this half term

Spanish
  • The children will revise different musical instruments and types of music.
  • Use dictionary skills to find more names of instruments.
  • We will use the verb to play—tocar and expand adjective vocabulary to create a greater variety of spoken and written sentences.
Computing
  • We will learn how to input data to simulate / model outcomes of a project .e.g. the summer fair stalls.
  • When would you use a spreadsheet?
  • How could this help us plan our pricing structure for our stalls? Can you use formula to model
P.E.

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?
P.S.H.E

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.
Geography

How is a mountain made? Do mountains ever change?

  • Human geography: we will consider some settlements around mountains; economic activities including trade and distribution of natural resources.
  • Human impact on mountains – Everest.
History

No History will be taught this half term

Design Technology

Linked to Arts Week

Year 6 Production

Year 6 production

  • Wednesday 17th July
  • Robin and the Sherwood hoodies.
  • Designing and making costumes and scenery.
  • Designing programmes. Choreographing dance routines.
Spanish
  • The children will revise different musical instruments and types of music.
  • Use dictionary skills to find more names of instruments.
  • We will use the verb to play – tocar and expand adjective vocabulary to create a greater variety of
    spoken and written sentences.

Mrs Symes

Ms McCready

Ms Newman

Ms Pile

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