Spring One Topic Map
Welcome to Y6!
Its so lovely to have you back in school. We have already made a great start to the term and settled in incredibly well. We have lots of exciting activities planned for the autumn term. Please read on to find out more...
In English we will be looking at:
Fiction: The Hobbit (J R R Tolkien)
Poetry: Silver (Walter De La Mare)
Non-fiction: Electricity and Electrical Circuits information texts (Science topic link), factual reading linked to Bridges (Technology topic link) and Raging Rivers (linked to our Geography topic)
In Mathematics we cover:
In science our topics will be:
Theme: Beliefs and Practices Key Question: What is the best way for a Muslim to show commitment to God? Religion: Islam
Theme: Christmas Concept: Incarnation Key Question: How significant is it that Mary was Jesus’ mother? Religion: Christianity
In ICT we will:
Creative Curriculum Theme
In Geography we are going to explore Rivers as part of our River Journeys Project developing knowledge of the water cycle, rivers in the UK and world wide, river life and exploring how rivers are formed.
In History we will explore Crime and Punishment with a particular focus on WW2.
In Art and Design we will link our River Journeys topic work to an exploration our the sea. We will sketch and paint various fascinating sea creatures, developing skill sin fine art, observation and painting techniques. We will also sculpt our own 3D sea sculptures.
Technology will focus on the design and creation of our own 'Marble Run' using a range of junk materials and structural engineering techniques.
We will take part in music sessions led by specialist music teacher Mr Parkin who will develop our guitar playing skills and appreciation of a variety of musical genres.
In PE Year 6 will be developing skills in:
Modern Foreign Language
Continued Italian lessons with our new Italian teacher. Content of lessons to be confirmed.