Year 6 Spring term Foundation subjects
Continuing to look at Local History Study – Children will learn about WWII by looking at the effects on the local environment and its people.
To carry out a study over time tracing how several aspects of national history are reflected in the locality.
To study an aspect of history dating from a period beyond 1066 that is significant in the locality. Children will also continue to look at world war II and how it affected Croydon.
We are App developers
Spring 1: This is the second in a sequence of six Year 6 units in which pupils work collaboratively to develop a smartphone or tablet app. Pupils apply computational
thinking to the task of managing a complex project
Spring 2: pupils conduct research into the potential market for their app, using an online survey together with interviews or focus groups. They analyse the data
and information they obtain and create a presentation summarising their findings.
Spring 1: Dance
Children to explore and improvise ideas for dances in different styles, working on their own, with a partner and in a group. PE will be linked to history and each week will focus on music during different time periods.
Spring 2: Gymnastics
Children will be using as a range of different apparatuses to travel on. This will include the wall equipment as well
Year 6 Spring term Core subjects
Week 1-3 Talk for writing: Children will verbally learn a story, this will help children to focus on different elements in a story. Next they will write their own story in the same style as the one they have learnt. They will really focus on including their targets in their writing.
Weeks 6-7 Talk for writing (Wolf brother):
children will engage with a whole-class reading of a novel which links with history (the stone age).
Writing opportunities: description of a setting, poetry, persuasive writing, letter, balanced argument, stone age based stories, diary entries and many more.
Spring 1 Light
In this unit we will be looking at:
- How light travels
- How we see
- How we see colour
Soring 2: electricity
Revisiting electricity topic for year 4
- Symbols for circuits
- How components work in a circuit
- How different variables affect components in a circuit
In maths we will be covering a range of topics this term. Children will be given opportunities to consolidate their learning from Year 5 and build upon this to achieve the Year 6 objectives.
These are the topics we will be covering this term:
- Properties for 2d and 3d shapes
- Reading, writing and ordering decimal numbers
- Formal written methods for all 4 operations (Column addition & subtraction, long multiplication & long division.)
- Solving problems & reasoning skills
- Factors and multiples
This term will consist of a lot of revision in order to prepare the children for the SATS