Year 6 Summer Term 1 & 2
In Maths we will be:
- Revisiting Maths objectives to support revision for the SATs
- Calculating missing angles in triangles and quadrilaterals.
- Looking at conversion graphs.
- Developing mental methods for calculations
- Calculating the area of triangles
- Working collaboratively on mathematical trails and treasure hunts
- Regular problem solving and reasoning activities with regards to all of the above.
In English we will be:
- Writing Persuasive texts related to school life
- Writing Explanation Texts about different contraptions
- Narrative Writing – Linking it to evolution.
- Regularly visiting areas of grammar, punctuation and spelling to supports revision for SATs.
In Science, we will be:
Describing how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including microorganisms, plants and animals; give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics. Identifying and naming the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describing the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood; recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function; describing the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans. Recognising that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago; recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents; identifying how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.
Art & Design
In Art, we will be:
Learning about great artists, architects and designers in history.
We will look at the artwork of Andy Goldsworthy.
In Computing, we will be:
Understanding computer networks including the internet; how they can provide multiple services, such as the world wide web; and the opportunities they offer for communication and collaboration. Using search technologies effectively, appreciate how results are selected and ranked, and be discerning in evaluating digital content.
Design and Technology
In Design and Technology, we will be:
Using research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups; generating, developing, modelling and communicating their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design. Selecting from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately; selecting from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities. Investigating and analysing a range of existing products; evaluating their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work.
In Geography, we will be:
Describing and understanding key aspects of: physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes, and the water cycle; human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water. Using the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world. Using fieldwork to observe, measure, record and present the human and physical features in the local area using a range of methods, including sketch maps, plans and graphs, and digital technologies.
History is not covered in this topic
In Languages, we will be:
Engaging in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help; speaking in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures.
Music is not covered in this topic
Physical Education (PE)
In P.E. we will be:
Developing flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance. Taking part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team. Comparing their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.
Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE)
In PSHE, we will be covering:
Good to be Me
In R.E, we are following the Lincolnshire syllabus and covering:
Religion in the Neighbourhood.
Acquire and develop knowledge and understanding of Christianity and the other principal religions represented in Great Britain and their associated beliefs, experiences and practices. Acquire and develop knowledge and understanding of some of the influences of life experiences, beliefs, values and faith traditions upon individuals, communities, societies and cultures. Responding to core questions with reference to the teachings and practices of religions, and to their own understanding and experience. Develop positive attitudes of respect towards other people who hold views and beliefs that are different from their own.