Great Preston VC C of E Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs Katie Pashley
Chair of Governors: Mr David Jordan

Preston Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8AR

0113 232 0034

admingreatpreston@brigshawtrust.com

Year 6

 

Year Six             Long Term Curriculum Planner

Theme

 

Autumn 1
MARRICK – geo etc
(sci) Rivers and habitats
TRIP: Residential
Autumn 2
Vikings (history)
Spring 1
WW2
(hist)
DRAWING – Lichtenstein, planes, sketch and add colour
Trip – Eden Camp? Armley Mills? Lotherton hall?
Spring 2
Disasters
Geography Focus
TRIP: Magna
Summer 1
Disasters
PAINTING
Summer 2
South-America Geography & History Focus (Maya)
3D ART -Berni
English

 

Authors and Texts

Explanations - voice

Recounts

Poetry

(sci - persuasive?)

SMSC: Social

Legend/Myth

NCR

Journalistic writing

(sci - persuasive/discursive)

SMSC: Moral/social

Historical Story/flashback

letters

NCR

Bio

SMSC: Spiritual,moral,cultural

explanation

newspaper

narrative

SMSC: Social,spiritual, cultural

poetry

narrative

pick up

SMSC: Social,spiritual, cultural

narrative pick up

SMSC: cultural

Writing Outcomes

 

Reading (inc. love of reading)

 

Room 13

Goodnight Mr Tom

Mayan Novel

Maths basic skills
Mathematical Enquiry

 

Place Value

Addition and Subtraction

Division, Multiplication

Statistics

Fractions , ratio and proportion

Algebra, shape, position and direction

Revision

Level 5/ 6

Revisit of any

Scientific Enquiry

 

LIVING THINGS AND THEIR HABITATS

-describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals

-give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics

SMSC: spiritual

ANIMALS, INCLUDING HUMANS

-identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood

- recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function

-describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans.

SMSC: spiritual, moral, social

ELECTRICITY

-associate the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer with the number and voltage of cells used in the circuit

-compare and give reasons for variations in how components function, including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches

-use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram.

LIGHT

-recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines

- use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye

- explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes  use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.

EVOLUTION AND INHERITANCE

-recognise that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago

- recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents

-identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.

SMSC: social, spiritual, moral

Computing

 

understand computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration

SMSC: social

design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals, including controlling or simulating physical systems; solve problems by decomposing them into smaller parts

use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

use sequence, selection, and repetition in programs; work with variables and various forms of input and output

select, use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) on a range of digital devices to design and create a range of programs, systems and content that accomplish given goals, including collecting, analysing, evaluating and presenting data and information

use logical reasoning to explain how some simple algorithms work and to detect and correct errors in algorithms and programs

History

 

4. THE VIKING AND ANGLO-SAXON STRUGGLE FOR THE KINGDOM OF ENGLAND TO THE TIME OF EDWARD THE CONFESSOR

e.g. Viking raids, Alfred the Great, Edward the confessor

SMSC: moral

STUDY OF ASPECT OF THEME IN BRITISH HISORY POST 1066

World War Two

SMSC: Spiritual,moral,cultural

NON-EUROPEAN STUDY THAT CONTRASTS WITH BRITISH HISTORY.

e.g. Early Islamic civilization (Baghdad); Mayan Civilisation; Benin

SMSC: moral, cultural, spiritual

Geography

 

RIVERS

comparing uk region with European country

-physical features and map work; rivers

-watercycle

-comparing rivers in different regions, euro and other ( look at land use and settlement)

understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region in North or South America

describe and understand key aspects of:

physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle

VOLCANOES AND EARTHQUAKES

SMSC: cultural spiritual

regional study? Link to Food tech?

AMERICAS STUDY (REGION OF USA or BRAZIL)

Locate world’s countries, concentrate on environmental regions, key physical & human characteristics, countries and major cities

Understand geographical sims & diffs through the study of a region In a region within North or South America

SMSC: cultural

Music

 

Develop an understanding of the history of music.

composition based on rivers? Water cycle?

SMSC: spiritual

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression.

SMSC: spiritual

Improvise and compose music for a range of purposes using the inter related dimensions of music

Disaster theme

SMSC: spiritual

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNBMicpFJFA Mount st helens symphony Hovhannes

SMSC: spiritual

Art & Design

 

DRAWING – Lichtenstein, planes, sketch and add colour

SMSC: spiritual

PAINTING

SMSC: spiritual

3D ART -Berni

SMSC: spiritual, cultural

Design Technology

 

River Model

Technical Knowledge

apply their understanding of computing to program, monitor and control their products.

Context:

industry and the wider environment

Food

Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet - viking banquet?

French - Buche Noel

SMSC: cultural

Technical Knowledge

understand and use electrical systems in their products for example, series circuits incorporating switches, bulbs,

Context: the home, school, leisure

Bridges Project

Food

Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet

Physical Education

 

Residential

Gymnastics

Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through

athletics and gymnastics

SMSC: social, spiritual

Dance

link a range of dance actions using gestures, formations and contrasts in movement patterns. Pupils will demonstrate

creativity and develop functional and skilful control of the body as an instrument of expression and communication. Students will work with a partner or in

small group and evaluate and assess movements in order to improve.

SMSC: cultural (Haka)

Cricket

Play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton,

basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis]

Invasion games

Play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton,

basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis].

SMSC: social

Tag Rugby

Take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a

team

Striking and Fielding

Apply basic

principles suitable for attacking and defending

SMSC: social

Rounders/Athletics

Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through

athletics and gymnastics]

MFL Yr 6

 

Present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences.

Research and presentation.

(start from lesson 16 in 2017, weather)

SMSC: cultural

Understand the formation of a basic negative sentence.

Develop accurate pronunciation so that others understand when reading aloud.

Classroom routines

SMSC: cultural

Learn how sentence structure differs from English

Understand how gender affects spellings.

Recognise adjectival agreements in short texts.

Occupations and verb work.

SMSC: cultural

Write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly.

Justifying opinions- clothing and adjectives.

Read and understand short texts.

Understanding main points and answering questions

SMSC: cultural

Broaden vocabulary by using a dictionary.

Use appropriate tense in writing.

Letter & travel itinerary.

SMSC: cultural

Learn how sentence structure differs from English

Understand how gender affects spellings.

Recognise adjectival agreements in short texts.

Occupations and verb work.

SMSC: cultural

PSHCE (inc. British values & SMSC)

 

Sex and

relationship

education

Healthy relationships /

How a baby is made

SMSC

social, moral

School Council Elections

Worship Council Elections

Harvest Festival

Values monitors

Sex and

relationship

education

Healthy relationships /

How a baby is made

SMSC

social/moral

Anti bullying week

Easter

Christmas

Drug, alcohol and

tobacco education

Weighing up risk

SMSC

social, moral

New Year

Identity, society and

equality

Human rights

SMSC

social, cultural

Mental health and

emotional

wellbeing

SMSC

social, spiritual

Transition (social skills and reflection)

Keeping safe and

managing risk

Keeping safe - out and

SMSC

social, moral

Leavers cermonies etc (reflection and social skills)

Religious Education Yr 6

 

What is compassion and how is it shown?

SMSC:  spiritual

What does it mean to be a sikh?

SMSC: cultural, spiritual

How do Christians express their beliefs?

SMSC: cultural, spiritual

How do christians express their views?

SMSC: cultural, spiritual

How does growing up bring responsibilities and commitments?

SMSC: cultural, spiritual

How does growing up bring responsibilities and commitments?

SMSC: cultural, spiritual