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Warden Hill Junior School

Year 6 Curriculum

Please click here to read a copy of Year 6, Autumn Term 2 Curriculum in more detail.

 * Denotes teaching emphasis of Fundamental British values
 * Denotes teaching emphasis of Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development

  Autumn 1 Autumn 2 Spring 1 Spring 2 Summer 1 Summer 2
English

Quality Text
Great Expectations

Non-Chronological Report
Workhouse Reports

Persuasive Writing
Worst Jobs in Victorian Britain

Diary Writing
Diary of a Victorian Child 
*Individual Liberty 
Rule of Law
*Moral,
Social,
Cultural

Poetry
Poem based on 'The Circus Unit'

Descriptive Writing
Based on 'The Circus Unit'

Review
Based on 'The Circus Unit'

Newspaper Report
The fall of Remy (from The Girl Who Walked on Air) or the visiting circus act.  
El Caminante

Quality Text
Dracula The Face and Hands of a Vampire.

Persuasive Text
Letter writing based on The Day the Crayons Quit

*Individual Liberty
Mutual Respect
Tolerance
*Moral,
Social,
Cultural


Recount:
 El Caminante Newspaper reports
Narrative:
Kensuke's Description

 Diary: 
Day in the life...

World of work
Balance Argument

Recount:
Black Hole 
Narrative:
Greek Myths
Performance Information texts: 
Handbooks (for children not on residential visit)
*Rule of Law
Class Reader

The Girl Who Walked on Air
(Emma Carroll)
*Social
Cultural

The Girl Who Walked on Air
(Emma Carroll)
Reading Challenge Book selected by visiting author
*Social
Cultural
Kensuke's Kingdom
(M. Morpurgo)  
Frozen in Time
(A.Sparks)  
Cross Curricular Writing 

Handwriting Competition
Autumn

History
Workhouse Report
Mary Seacole Biography
Worst Jobs in History
Diary of a Victorian School Child

*Democracy
Individual Liberty
 
Mutual Respect
Rule of Law
Tolerance

*Spiritual
Moral
Social
Cultural

History
Comparison of rich and poor children in Victorian Times
Reading Challenge
Letter to Author

Tolerance

*Moral
Social
Cultural

Geography - Newspaper report:
Coastal erosion  
Science - Poetry:
Living Things and habitats - Kennings 
Science:
Writing from a different view point - Gorilla
Art:
Open flap books - Kensuke's Kingdom
PHSCE - Persuasion:
Financial Capability


 

Science:
Information:
Keeping Healthy 

 

Maths

Arithmetic and Core Skills

Reasoning

Place Value -
Partitioning
Exploring numbers to 10,000,000


Positive and Negative Numbers

Calculations
Four operations

Roman Numerals

Statistics

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Arithmetic and Core Skills

Reasoning

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Calculations
Four operations

Geometry
Position and Direction
Co-ordinates
Properties of 3D and 2D shapes
Translation

Ratio and Proportion

Measures

Ratio and Proportion
Fractions 
 Geometry
Algebra

Calculation 

Arithmetic and Core Skills

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Calculations
Four operations

Geometry
Position and Direction
Co-ordinates
Properties of 3D and 2D shapes
Translation

Ratio and Proportion

Measures

Geometry
Statistics
Place Value 
Maths Across the Curriculum Victorian Money - Problem Solving About Victorian Times - Problem Solving
Science  Light Electricity  Living Things and their Habitats  Animals, including humans  Evolution and Inheritance 
Art & Design

 Shoe Sketches

 William Morris
*Individual Liberty
*Social
Cultural

Art Week
Nature

*Social
Cultural

  Mixed Media:
People in action
Mixed Media:
Collage - What a performance
Computing

 Online Safety

We are Researchers:
Queen Victoria
Workhouses
William Morris
*Tolerance
Individual Liberty
 
Mutual Respect
Rule of Law

*Moral
Social

 Online Safety

We are Presentors:

We are Programmers:
Game Creation    
Design & Technology N/A

 Design, make, decorate and evaluate a Victorian style toy

*Mutual Respect

*Social
Cultural 

Design, make and evaluate a savoury snack    Design, make and evaluate a Greek mask  
Geography  n/a N/a  Coasts  Earning a Living
Volcanoes:
Mount Fuji
   
History

Victorians:
Timeline of Victorian events
Queen Victoria 
Workhouses
Victorian Children at Work
Diary of a Victorian Child
Victorian Children - Rich and Poor
Important Figures in Victorian Times
*Democracy 
I
ndividual Liberty
Mutual Respect

Rule of Law 
Tolerance

*Spiritual
Moral
Social
Cultural

    Ancient Greece:
 a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world
*Democracy
French

 Classroom Routines
School Life

*Mutual Respect
Tolerance

*Social
Cultural

Family  and Descriptions

Occupations and Gender 

*Mutual Respect
Tolerance

*Social
Cultural

       Anglo French Day
Languages
Music  Singing
*Spiritual
Social
Cultural
Singing 
*Spiritual
Social
Cultural
Singing  Singing  Singing  Singing 
PE

Dance

*Mutual Respect, Tolerance 

*Spiritual
Moral
Social
Cultural

Dance 

*Mutual Respect, Tolerance 

*Spiritual
Moral
Social
Cultural

Football
Dance 
*Tolerance
Football
Dance 
*Mutual Respect
Football
Dance 
*Mutual Respect
Football
Dance 
RE

Why do some people inspire others?
*Mutual Respect
Individual Liberty
Tolerance  

*Spiritual
Moral
Cultural

How do people live through the good times and through hard times?
*Democracy, Rule of Law  
What will make our city/town  a more respectful place?
*Rule of Law,respect, Tolerance
What does it mean to be a Sikh?
*Tolerance of other faiths and beliefs 
SEAL/PSHCE

 New Beginnings:
Preparing to play an active role as citizens
*Democracy,
Individual Liberty
Rule of Law
Tolerance 

*Spiritual
Moral
Social

Getting on Falling Out:
Barriers to friendship
Conflict resolution
Revisiting Anger
*Democracy,
Individual Liberty

Mutual Respect, Rule of Law
Tolerance 

*Spiritual
Moral
Social
Cultural

 Going for Goals
Developing Confidence and responsibility
Financial Capability
Well Being
*Rule of Law (tax and Pensions) 

Preparing to play an active role as citizens
*Individual Liberty (visitors for World of Work) 

 Developing a healthy lifestyle
*Individual Liberty, Rule of Law
Inspire & Enhance

 Macmillan Coffee Afternoon

Victorian Museum Trip

Dogs Trust:
Cost a dog

Black History:
African Mask Workshop

*Individual Liberty
Mutual Respect, Rule of Law
Tolerance 

*Spiritual
Moral
Social
Cultural

Art Week:
Nature

Visiting Circus

Big First Aid Lesson

Reading Challenge:
Author Visit

Christmas Parties

*Individual Liberty
Mutual Respect, Rule of Law
Tolerance

*Spiritual
Moral
Social
Cultural

World of Work Parents  Dell Farm  Hayling Island  Leavers' Performance
Leavers' Day 
Learning Log Fundamental British Values

Reading Challenge
Being Healthy 

 Volcanoes and Earthquakes