John Stainer

Year 6 Curriculum Map

Click on the links below to find out more about the topics we cover each term.

Autumn

Subjects

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

English

Reading Text: Wonder

 

Storytelling: The Water Tower

 

Non-Fiction: Letter writing, Biographies

 

Reading Text: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Storytelling: Perseus and the Gorgon

 

Non-fiction: Chronological reports, Persuasive writing

Mathematics

Place value

Four operations

 

Fractions

Geometry – position and direction

Science

The nature library:

Living things and their habitats

Everything changes:

Evolution and Inheritance

DT

Structures-

Marbulous Structures

 

Computing

Programming A

Data and Information:

Spreadsheets

Geography

 

Europe map work

Identify and name The Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn as well as the Arctic and Antarctic circles

Name and locate the key topographical features including coast, features of erosion, hills, mountains and rivers.

Understand how these features have changed over time

 

History

The achievements of earliest civilisations and compare aspects of life in different period - Ancient Greece

Significant British individual – Charles Darwin

 

Art

Drawing:  Sketching and shading techniques

3D objects and real life sketching.

 

Drawing texture.

The work of Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

Drawing:  The human form

Movement in the human form

The work of Degas’ dancers

Whole school Art project “Adventure” linked to Greek myths and legends

PE

 

Netball

 

Tag Rugby

French

Notre ecole

(Our School)

Notre monde

(The world about us)

 

Music

Happy

Happy continued

Classroom Jazz (2)

RE

Buddhism

(Following the Buddha’s teaching)

Judaism

(Abraham)

 

Other activities or trips

Sydenham Woods Science Trip

Kingswood (Residential)

Senior Citizenship at Lee Green Fire Station

 

Spring

Subjects

Spring 1

Spring 2

English

Reading Text: Boy in the striped pyjamas

 

SFA Revision Programme:  Reading comprehension and revision of writing genres

Non-fiction: The Diary of Anne Frank

Personal recount (diary), Non-chronological report, Persuasive, Discursive, Short Story

Mathematics

Decimals

Percentages

Algebra

Converting units of measure

Area, perimeter and volume

Ratio

Statistics

Science

Danger! Low voltage:

Electricity

Light up your world:

Light

Computing

Computing Systems and Networks:

Network Technicians

Programming B:

Html Editors

Geography

 

Building locational knowledge – Europe

Population

Landmarks across Europe

Economy

DT

Textiles-

Felt Phone Cases

 

History

Compare aspects of life in different period

Holocaust, Hitler and Anne Frank

 

Significant British individual – Nicolas Winton Kinder transport

 

Art

Colour, tone and hue

Study of Monet’s Waterlilies

Colour, tone and hue

Study of Klimt’s Golden Lady

PE

 

Gymnastics

 

Football

French

Le passe et le present

(Then and now)

Create written compound sentences.

‘Ici et la’

(Out and about)

Music

Classroom Jazz (2) continued

A New Year

You’ve got a friend

RE

Buddhism

(The Buddhism community worldwide)

The journey of life and death unit

Other activities or trips

 

 

 

Summer 

Subjects

Summer 1

Summer 2

English

Reading Text: Goodnight Mr Tom

 

Storytelling: The Giant’s Necklace

 

Non-fiction: Letter, Newspaper reports

Narrative linked to history topic WW2

Evacuee stories, letters home.

Play scripts:  Y6 production

Mathematics

Properties of shapes

Problem solving and SATs revision

Year 7 transition units: Investigations

The Golden Number

The Golden Triangle

Spirals

Science

Body health:

Animals, including Humans (1)

Body pump:

Animals, including humans (2)

Computing

 

Bletchley Park

 

Publishers

Geography

 

Invasion of terrorists focus on mapping

Evacuation – maps of where people lived and went to live-bomb damage study in area

How Europe changed

DT

Cooking and Nutrition-

Super Seasonal Cooking

 

History

A study of an aspect of British History – Children in WW2

 

Art

3D sculptures:

Mask making

Artist study:

Jason de Caires Taylor

DT

 

Game Board

 

Toy (Cams) Food

PE

Tennis

Athletics

French

Monter un café

(Setting up a café)

Quoi de neuf?

(What’s in the news)

Music

 

Hip Hop Unit

 

Leavers production

RE

Judaism

(Prayer and worship of God)

Understanding faiths and beliefs in Lewisham

Other activities or trips

 

Telegraph Hill Park

 

Festival Hall-KS2 Concert