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year-6

 Autumn Term

  • Literacy

    Autobiographies and Biographies:

    Anne Frank (famous figures)

    Diary writing – Blitz/Anne Frank/Krystal Nacht

    Fiction genres:

    History stories (WW2 setting i.e the Blitz-Robert Westall/Goodnight Mr Tom/Boy in the stripped pjamas)

    Journalistic writing:

    Report on Blitz/Krystal Nacht/evacuation

    Stories with flashbacks:The Piano’ WW2 theme

  • Mathematics

    Counting, partitioning and calculating
    Securing number facts, understanding shape
    Handling data and measures
    Calculating, measuring and understanding shape
    Securing number facts, relationships and calculating 

  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World

    Interdependence and adaptation
    Micro-organisms

    War time memories

    Evacuation

    Rationing

    School life

    Judaism – Treatment of Jews during WW2/Anne Frank
    Anderson shelters
    Graphical modelling-Sketch up
    Using the internet to search large databases

    Study of the impact of WW2 on Coventry

  • Arts subjects

    War time songs

    PAS – War time performance

    Guernica-Picasso inspired art on war/destruction

    Pencil drawings in style of Picasso

    Chalk and charcoal pictures – WW2 destruction of Coventry during the Blitz (Coventry Cathedral)

  • Physical Activity

    Indoor Athletics – PEPS Excel Centre
    Gymnastics

  • Personal and Social Development

    SEAL – New Beginnings
    Getting on and falling out
    Circle time games and activities

  • Special Events

    Trip to Coventry cathedral
    Trip to partnership centre –‘Blitz experience’s

  • Hints to help at home

    Listen to your child read daily, discuss the text.
    Support with autumn term homework project about investigating WW2
    Practice times tables up to 12×12
    Support with weekly homework
    Homework will be set on a Friday and will need to be in the following Friday along with the child’s homework diary, signed.
    PE kits will need to be in school on a Friday

 Spring Term

  • English

    Fiction-Flashback stories

    Discussion/argument texts

    Narrative-quest stories

  • Maths

     Counting, partitioning and calculating
    Securing number facts, understanding shape
    Handling data and measures
    Calculating, measuring and understanding shape
    Securing number facts, relationships and calculating  

  • Science

    Reversible and irreversible changes

  • ICT

    Giving instructions

    Graphical modelling

    Using the internet to search large databases

  • RE

    Judaism

    Christianity

  • PSHE

    circle time games and activities

    SEAL – Getting on and falling out

  • Topic

    Change is there a choice : A study of environmental issues around the world

    How humans have changed the landscape-aerial photographs (Yann Arthus Bertrand)

    Investigate environmental change through the work of Al Gore

    Study of renewable and non-renewable energy sources

    Sustainability

  • Physical Activity

    PEPs @ X-cel

    Gymnastics

  • Homework

    Listen to your child read daily, discuss the text.

    Reading comprehension

    Support with spring term homework project about an environmental issue

    Practice times tables up to 12×12

    Support with weekly homework
    Homework will be set on a Friday and will need to be in the following Friday along with the child’s homework diary, signed.
    PE kits will need to be in school on a Friday