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Rockmount Primary School

All Can Achieve

Year 6

Welcome to Year 6!

 

Emerald Class

Class Teacher: Hannah Langmead Thorpe

Class Teaching Assistant: Anna Miszkiel

 

Garnet Class

Class Teacher: Kofi Ampofo

Class Teaching Assistant: Claire Byrnes

 

Year 6 Curriculum Overview for 2021-2022

 

Half TermTopicCurriculum Area
Autumn 1st HalfWhat Was Life Like In Our Area During The Victorian Era?

English: Classic Fiction - Oliver Twist; Biography/Autobiography; Recounts; Poetry

Maths: Place Value; Multiplication/Division; Geometry; Measures; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Victorians

Science: Light

Computing: Powerpoints & Search Enginges

R.E: Buddhism/Harvest

Art/DT: Printing

P.E: Football/Swimming

Autumn 2nd HalfCrime and Punishment

English: Core text- 'Wild Boy' ; Balanced Arguments; Speeches; Crime Fiction

Maths: Place Value; Statistics; Fractions/Percentages; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Crime And Punishment Through The Ages

Science: Electricity

Computing: PowerPoint

R.E: Buddhism

Art/DT: Sculpture

P.E: Netball/Swimming

Spring 1st HalfNorth America

English: Short Stories, Legends, Brochures; Poetry

Maths: Place Value; Fractions; Ratio And Proportion; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: North America/ Native American Civilisation

Science: Animals and their Habitats 

Computing: Using Microsoft Word

R.E: Islam 

Art/DT: Pointillism/3D maps

P.E: Gymnastics

Spring 2nd HalfNatural Disasters

English: Explanation; Science Fiction; Poetry

Maths: Place Value; Probability; Angles; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Natural Disasters

Science: Evolution

Computing: Using Microsoft Word

R.E: Judaism

Art/DT: Painting Acrylic/Watercolour

P.E: Invasion Games - Netball

Summer 1st halfAncient Baghdad

English: Core text- 'Why the Whales Came' ;Revision; Narrative; Reading And Writing

Maths: Revision; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Ancient Baghdad

Computing: Using Microsoft Excel

R.E: Christianity

Art/DT: Aboriginal Art / Make A Fairground Ride

P.E: Cricket

Summer 2nd HalfEntertainment through the Ages

English: Letters; Adverts; Poetry; Autobiographies

Maths: Transition Unit - Investigative Mathematics 

History/Geography:  Entertainment through the Ages

Science: Animals Including Humans

Computing: Using Microsoft Excel

R.E: The Journey of Life

Art/DT: Designers In History

P.E: Athletics

If you have any queries, please contact the Class Teacher or the Learning and 

Teaching Leader for this phase: Hannah Langmead-Thorpe

Year 6 Curriculum Map

Please read our half termly curriculum letters for more information.

Homework

Autumn Term

What a great start to the new half-term we have had! We are learning all about The Victorians and it has been so much fun! We are also watching Oliver Twist in our English lessons and writing diary accounts of what life must have been like during the Victorian period for children. We can't wait for our Victorian Day, which is coming up in a few weeks. Our PE lessons have also been great, we have all be learning the skills we need to play football, through games and drills!  

Spring Term

So far this term we have been learning about North America! We have been reading legends and understanding the different features of a legend! In our geography sessions, we have been learning about the different states in North America, we have been comparing the landscape, climates and weather, to our own here in London! 

 

In our computing sessions, we are working groups to create a magazine about a topic of our choice, using Google Drive, so we can share our document and work collaboratively.

 

In Science we have been learning about Living things - specifically looking at classifying animals and plants! We recently looked at Microorganisms and have just started an experiment looking at mould and how it grows on bread! 

Summer Term

We have had a busy summer term in Year 6, revising for our SATs! The children did such a fantastic job during SATs week and we are immesely proud of them all for all their hard work and perserverance! It hasn't gone unnoticed!

 

We also completed our outdoor learning in March, which we haven't shared pictures from yet, so please find some below! The children had a fantastic time around the campfire!

 

As we move through the remaining two weeks of the first half of the summer term, we will be doing lots of exciting activities - including our Middle East Feast Day and the Jubilee! Look out below for photos! 

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