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Year 6 Spring Term
 

 

Science Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: ElectricityLI: To use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram.LI: To know the requirements necessary to build a simple circuit.LI: To investigate how the brightness of a lamp is affected by the number and voltage of cells used in a circuit.LI: To investigate and give reasons for variations in how components function.LI: To know about and present information on the key figures responsible for the development of electricity.LI: To know about and present information on the key figures responsible for the development of electricity.

 

Science Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Healthy BodiesTo identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood. To identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood. LI: To investigate the effects of exercise on heart rate. To recognise the impact our lifestyles have on the way our bodies function. (Diet)To recognise the impact our lifestyles have on the way our bodies function. (Drugs)To know the advancements made by John Boyd Orr in the 1930s.

 

Geography Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Global Warming and Climate Change LI: To understand the threats to the health of our planet and some possible solutions.LI: To understand the different types of energy available, and their advantages and disadvantages.LI: To understand the importance of protecting the oceans. LI: To carry out an enquiry into sustainability.LI: To explain how a particular environmental issue has been caused and suggest some possible solutions.LI: To explain how a particular environmental issue has been caused and suggest some possible solutions.

 

History Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic:  The Ancient GreeksTo know the location and time period of Ancient Greece and compare against other periods of study.To compare the lives led by the Spartans and the Athenians.To understand the importance of the Olympic Games to the Ancient Greeks and make comparisons with the modern games. To understand the importance of religion and the gods to the Ancient Greek people.To utilise evidence to know and understand the importance of warfare in Ancient Greece.To communicate my knowledge and understanding of the legacy of the Greeks.

 

DT Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic:  Textiles (stuffed toy)LI: To explore existing products and create a design criteria.LI: To design a stuffed toy.LI: To know how to do a variety of stitches. LI: To make a stuffed toy.LI: To make a stuffed toy.LI: To evaluate our designs and making process.

 

Art Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Self-identity. To investigate different drawing styles. LI: To consider our own self-identities. LI: To explore the work of famous artists. LI: To design a motif.LI: To create a final piece. LI: To evaluate our artwork. 

 

Music

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: The Lion KingTo find the pulse and explore the style of musicTo understand rhythm and be able to apply this to the songTo learn and understand the lyrics of the songTo learn the chorus of the song.To learn the verses.To perform the song.


 

PE Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: NetballNetball - Elite - Introduction to NetballNetball - Elite - PassingNetball - Elite - Attacking PlayNetball - Elite - Defending PlayNetball - Elite - TournamentNetball -  - Final Lesson recap

 

PE Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: TennisTo play shots on the forehand and backhand side of the body.To adopt a good position on court.To direct the ball into a gap on the opponent's court.To perform skills with accuracy confidence and control.To develop control.To apply basic principles suitable for attacking.

 

RE Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Creation StoryTo know the key views Christians have on GodTo know the key events of the Christian creation storyTo know the key rites of passage in relation to birthTo know the key parts of a Christian's conformationTo know the key parts of a Christian marriage ceremonyTo produce a presentation on the rituals that mark a Christian's journey through life

 

RE Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Christian CelebrationsTo know the key events in a Christian marriage ceremony.To know the key events of a Christian funeral.To plan a presentation on the rituals that mark a Christian's journey through life.To produce a presentation on the rituals that mark a Christian's journey through lifeTo produce a presentation on the rituals that mark a Christian's journey through life 

 

RSE/PSHE Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Keeping myself safe To accept that responsible and respectful behaviour is necessary when interacting with others online and face-to-face;To identify strategies for keeping personal information safe onlineTo explore the risks of sharing photos and films of themselves with other people directly or onlineExplain how drugs can be categorised into different groups depending on their medical and legal contextTo understand some of the basic laws in relation to drugUnderstand the actual norms around drinking alcohol and the reasons for common misperceptions of these

 

RSE/PSHE Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Rights and Responsibilities  To Define the terms 'fact', 'opinion', 'biased' and 'unbiased', explaining the difference between themTo know the legal age (and reason behind these) for having a social media accountTo describe the different ways money can be saved, outlining the pros and cons of each methodTo recognise and explain that different jobs have different levels of pay and the factors that influence thisTo explain what we mean by the terms voluntary, community and pressure (action) groupTo recognise reasons for rules and laws; consequences of not adhering to rules and laws

 

Computing Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: iData LI: To identify parts of a spreadsheetLI: To understand that spreadsheets can be used to store numerical data and to make calculationsLI: To enter numerical data into cellsLI: To understand that graphs and charts can be created and changed using spreadsheet data.LI: To use a spreadsheet to model a costing exercise.  LI: To use a spreadsheet to model a costing exercise. 

 

Computing Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: iApp (2)To understand the value of mobile technology and its future development.To explore event driven programming using a text-based programming language.To understand the importance of decomposition.To develop algorithms to develop a solution to a problem.To understand that apps are computer programs that are developed according to a plan. To develop an app according to a plan.

 

French Term 3

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Greetings To speak and understand French greetingsTo speak and understand French greetings including day and nightTo say and understand 'How are you?'To perform a simple rhyme in FrenchTo speak and understand French coloursTo speak and understand French shapes and sizes.

 

French Term 4

 Year 6Week 1 Week 2Week 3 Week 4Week 5Week 6
Topic: Basic PhrasesTo use shapes like the French artist MatisseTo follow a set of instructions in French to create a piece of artTo count 1-6 in FrenchTo count 7-12 in FrenchTo speak and understand 'How old are you?'To read French numbers.
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