Welcome to Year 6 Page
Curriculum Overview Spring Term 2015-16

 English   “New” creature – persuasive letter writing (use a wide range of devices to  create cohesion across paragraphs)

 Polar adventure – non-chronological (use organisational and presentational  devices to structure text to guide the reader)

 Haikus (perform their own compositions using appropriate intonation so that  meaning is clear)

 Short narrative (describe setting, characters, atmosphere and dialogue to  advance the action)


 Negative numbers (use negative numbers in context and calculate intervals  across zero)

 Graphs of temperatures (complete, read and interpret information in tables)

 Mean (using data loggers to find the temperature of blocks of ice within  insulators)

 Pie charts (interpret and construct pie charts and use these to solve  problems)

 Graphs (describe positions on the full coordinate grid)

 Science  Describe how animals must adapt to their habitats

 Recognise the importance of the classification system (We will look at this  through food webs and chains, as well as biodiversity of the Arctic and the  Antarctic ocean)


 Iceberg formation / changes of state

 ICT/Computing “We are project managers”
 Marketing the app

 Developing teamwork skills
 Produce accurate scaled maps
 Present findings both graphically and in writing using appropriate vocabulary

 Explain how climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts affect the physical and  human features of a place in the world

 Acknowledge different points of view expressed and explain why these are  important in understanding interpreting history (Titanic)
 D&T / Art and  Design / Music

 Create abstract forms of Inuit artwork

 Use paint techniques to recreate Northern Lights

 Build an igloo


 Describe how different types of rights need to be protected, supported and  balanced.

 Explore a controversial or emotive issue considering both sides of an argument



 Football – lead groups in problem solving, analysing their own effectiveness as  a team.


Reading and spelling should be done on a regular daily basis. In addition to reading and spelling, homework will cover the range of curricular subjects over the course of a year.
Homework should prepare, reinforce or extend learning in line with the schemes of work. A year 6 pupil should do:
  • 30 mins reading 5 times a week
  • 5-10 mins spelling per week
  • A minimum of 30 mins per week for other activities / subjects

Trips or visits this term

Must know Maths Facts 

    The Fact Sheets below can be printed         out, please click on each link to                 download and print

1. 1 -10 Times Table Chart click here

Helpful Website Links

        EducationCity - www.educationcity.com

 Woodlands School Resources 

 MyMaths - www.mymaths.co.uk

Year 6 Teachers
 Class  Teacher

Mrs Green

 Mr Morar

 Mrs Gatherum

Ms Ayres