Year 6 Curriculum Overview 2017-2018

 

 

Autumn

Spring

Summer

English

Book study: Holes by Louis Sachar

Diary writing

Interviews

Instructions

Persuasive writing

Discussions and debates

 

Poetry: Lady of Shallot including reciting and performing

Mary Celeste

The Hairy Toe

Jabberwocky

Grammar

Verb tenses, bullet points, hyphens, subject/verb agreement, simple and complex sentences; including revision of relative clauses and use of commas,  pronouns, revision of connectives, revision of direct speech, adverbs of time, manner, frequency and place; including use of adverbials to link ideas across paragraphs, revision of regular and irregular verbs including auxiliary verbs. Perfect tense, progressive tense, determiners and articles.

Book study: Tell me no lies by Malorie Blacman

Diary writing

Literacy devices, including: imagery, personification, metaphors, similes.

Grammar

Colon, semi-colon, adverbial and prepositional phrases, synonyms and antonyms, reported speech and further revision of direct speech, ellipsis, dash, revision of active and passive verbs, subjunctive form, question tags, prefixes and suffixes, apostrophes- revision of omission and possession.

 

 

 

SATS Revision  

Short stories

Poetry

 

 

Grammar

Revision of all grammar

Maths

Number-Ordering, rounding, estimating, halving & doubling, multiply & divide by 10, 100 & 1000.

Four rules – Long multiplication, division with remainders, multi-step word problems.

Common factors, multiples & prime numbers

Fractions, decimals & percentages – simplifying, comparing and ordering fractions, add, subtract multiply and divide fractions, compare & convert fractions, decimals and percentages,

Percentage problems.

Algebra – simple formulae

 

Geometry- measuring and missing angles.

Co-ordinates all four quadrants, translation and reflection.

 

 

Number – Negative numbers

Problem solving involving all four rules

Algebra – number puzzles, patterns & missing numbers. Revision of the four rules.

 

Measurement –solve problems involving calculation & conversion of units of measure

Use, read, write & convert between standard units including length, mass, volume & time

Perimeter & area of parallelograms and triangles.

Formulae for area & volume

 

Geometry – 2D & 3D shapes using given dimensions and angles

Recognise, describe & build 3-D nets

Find unknown angles in triangles, quadrilaterals & regular polygons

Work out missing angles of a straight line and point.

Statistics - interpret and construct pie graphs.

Mode, mean, median & range.

Number – Word problems

Four rules & estimating

Multiply and divide decimals, Comparison fractions, decimal & percentages,

Ratio & proportion – scale factors

Problem solving

 

Geometry – circles: illustrate and name -radius, diameter & circumference.

 

Measurement - Convert miles and kilometres

Formulae for area & volume

SATs Revision

Science

Living things and their habitats

Evolution and Inheritance

 

Plants

Light and Sight

Separating Materials

Drugs and Bugs

 

Art and Design

Gaudi

Observational drawings

Observational drawings

Pop Art

Computing

E-Safety

Communication

Coding

Research

Databases

Multimedia

Design and Technology

Cooking

Shelters

Fairgrounds

Geography

Rivers

 

Mountains

History

Maya Civilisation

 

Ancient Greece

Languages

Our School

Our World

Then & Now

Here & There

Creating a café

What’s in the news

Music

Duration/structure

All elements

All elements

PSHE

Enjoy & Achieve

Being Healthy

Staying Safe

Relationships

Emotional Health

Positive Contribution

RE

Human Rights

 Beliefs in action in the world

 Beliefs & questions