Year 6 will be reading the range of books listed below, which cover all the subjects in this year's curriculum:
This term the topics we will cover are:
Writing a synopsis, description and answering comprehension questions based around class books. Creative writing, describing a scene using complex sentences and revision of grammar and punctuation; where possible these topics are linked to the books the children are reading.
Maths - Square and prime numbers, Venn diagrams, place value, rounding. Equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages, dividing and multiplying by tens, hundred and thousands, addition, subtraction problems. Interpreting and answering questions.
Science - Weather: recording temperature, weather symbols, whats is science? Seed dispersal. Investigation into seed growth. Magnetism, sound, the study of rocks.
Where possible experiments are planned, carried out and evaluated by the children.
History - New Bradwell School, now and then, local history, the Battle of Hastings, the impact of Victorian inventions and a timeline of the history of books.
Geography - Compass points, weather, using maps, ordnance survey maps - Milton Keynes.
Technology - Tie dyeing, Batik on cloth. Designing and make boxes. Baking biscuits. Making wooden frames.
ICT - Word processing skills.
Art - Bayeux Tapestry. Drawing birds. Tie dyeing. Drawing from imagination.
Music - Ukuele. Focus on Borodin's Symphony No. 2. What is a composer?
Study of Donizetti's L'elisir D'amore before attending Glyndebourne Opera company prodution.
PE - Fine motor skills, gymnastics, Games (running).
French - Greetings. Weather.
RE - The six main religions. Harvest. Bible stories. Candlemas, Shabbat,
PSHE-Theme Day (preparation). What makes a good team and team leader? Health and hygiene issues.
Visits: St James, Milton Keynes Museum.
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