Year 6 Information

Autumn Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Knowing my table facts to 12x12

Using mental and paper and pencil procedures to add, subtract, multiply and divide

Learning fractions, decimals and percentage facts

Calculating the answers to 'real life' worded problems

Naming 2D and 3D shape and describing their properties

In English I will be concentrating on:

Learning the features of a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts

Answering inferential comprehensive questions using evidence from the text to support my ideas

Structuring stories logically

Using a broad and imaginative vocabulary

Learning my spelling rules

Accurately punctuating all written work

In Science I will be learning about:

Reversible and irreversible reactions

Electrical circuits

Balanced and unbalanced forces

How to conduct a variety of investigations

The Solar System

Geography/ History:

Knowledge of the world, rivers and volcanoes

Aztecs

ICT:

VLE

E-Safety

Presentations

R.E:

Beliefs and Dilemmas

Christianity

Art/ Design Technology:

Birds in flight

Slippers

Music:

Keyboards

P.E. & Games

Creative dance

Netball

Football

Rugby

French:

Verbs

School based vocabulary

Constructing sentences

French Christmas Cards

Exploring French culture through drama

Important dates/ days to remember:

Monday - P.E. & hand in homework

Wednesday – Choir

Friday - homework handed out - spellings and mental maths, Games

 

Spring Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Answering 2-step worded problems

Recognising special numbers e.g. square, cubed, prime

Looking for patterns in numbers

Calculating probabilities

Explaining my mathematical reasoning

Reading and writing the time and calculating duration

In English I will be concentrating on:

learning the layout and style of a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts

Writing lengthy informed comprehension answers using evidence from the text read

Learning my spelling rules

Improving my vocabulary and grammar

Accurately punctuating all written work

In Science I will be learning:

Dissolving

Separating materials

How to conduct a variety of investigations

Habitats, interdependence and adaptation

Insulators and conductors

Balanced and unbalanced forces

History/ Geography:

Map skills - local and global

Ancient Greeks

ICT:

Using digital media

Data handling

RE:

Islam

Religion through art

Art/ Design Technology:

Expressionism

Human figures in motion

Fairgrounds

Music:

Exploring rhythm and pulse

Popular music

Composition

PE:

Creative dance

Netball

Football

Rugby

Striking and fielding (Rounders and Cricket)

Important days/ dates to remember:

Monday - P.E. & hand in homework

Wednesday – Choir

Friday - homework handed out - spellings and mental maths, Games

 

Summer Term

In Maths I will be concentrating on:

Problem solving

Completing investigations, including those identified in KS2/3 transition units

Creating shape patterns

Consolidating all the topics covered this year

In English I will be concentrating on:

Reading and analysing a class study novel

Writing a play in scenes

Drama performances

Consolidating the work covered this year including KS2/3 transition units

Poetry

In Science I will be learning:

Light and shadows

Sound

How to conduct a variety of investigations

Micro-organisms

History/ Geography:

World War II

Local environment/ weather

ICT:

Control

Presenting

RE:

Hinduism

Art/Design Technology:

Landscapes

Towns/Cities - Perceptives

Pop Art

Shelters

WWII Clothing

Music:

Singing and performance

PE:

Performance Dance

Rounders

Athletics

Badminton

Important days/ dates to remember:

Monday - P.E. & hand in homework

Wednesday – Choir

Friday - homework handed out - spellings and mental maths, Games