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Please visit 'Year Specific Curriculum' tab (link below) for detailed curriculum objectives for each of our subject areas.

FURZE PLATT JUNIOR SCHOOL

CURRICULUM MAP 

 

YEAR 6

 

TERM 1

 

TERM 2

 

TERM 3

 

TERM 4

 

TERM 5

TERM 6

 

THEME

Study of Bala and map work

Battle of Britain

Lights Camera Action

WOW EVENTS

Rhos-y-Gwaliau trip /In school project week.

Stanley Spencer Gallery

Christmas Choir

Battle of Britain Museum

 

Science museum

Escape room 

Year 6 Play

Business Projects

Oscar ceremony and film making

ENGLISH

Cross curricular links

 

Diaries of evacuees

News reports linked to topic

Recounts related to Topic

 

Biography- science link

Reports- related to WW2 

persuasion/- PSHE and world issues arguments- PSHE

Film scripts / acceptance speeches/ film reviews- links to Computing/English film-making unit

Explanations - science Electricity

MATHS

All maths groups are taught the relevant maths curriculum.  Maths is taught with a view to allowing children to develop their skills and understanding.  Real-life

scenarios  are linked to most concepts so using and applying and depth become a reality to all

SCIENCE

Light

Living things and their environment (classification)

Evolution

 

Animals including Humans- digestion/heart/

 

Animals including Humans- digestion/heart/

microorganisms

Changing circuits/STEM week on Electricity

 

DESIGN & TECH

Vegetable soup

 

CAMs and Mechanics

Making Hoovers/Art robots /STEM week

ART

Stanley Spencer- local artist- using his grid method

 

3D sculptures- Giacometti

Art in the natural world- Andy Goldsworthy

HISTORY

Battle of Britain/Chronology

Mayans

History of the moving image

GEOG

 

Map skills – comparing Bala to Maidenhead

 

South America Geography

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MUSIC

Charanga song study - Jazz- performance focus

Composition focus

Hoedown BBC Ten Pieces 

 

Learning the songs for the Y6 play and creating film sound tracks

GAMES/PE

Tag rugby

Gymnastics

Rounders

Tag rugby

Gymnastics

Hockey

Dance

Netball

Football

Athletics

Fitness

Athletics

Cricket

Tennis

RE

 

Judaism and Christianity. Does Faith affect how others see us? Whys do we think Christianity is such a strong religion after 200 years?

Islam. What does Islam show us through the arts?

Christianity. Creation stories and ‘Do you need to read the bible to be a good Christian?’

COMPUTING

Spreadsheets

Programming Units (Espresso and Python)

-using algorithms

-using complex variables

-Using values and parameters

Control - Lego 

Network unit & Internet safety

Understanding how information is transported across a network

 

Multimedia creations

 

Creating a film combining a variety of media

        MFL

              Dates and birthdays

               Days and months 

            Expressing an opinion 

        Clothes ,describing appearance

                 Numbers to 30

            Clothes and description

 

                     Etre and avoir

                          Family

                    Learn a poem

       PSHE

                   Being me 

         Celebrating Difference

                         Goals 

                       Healthy Me

 

                   Sex Education

                    Road Safety

        Drugs and Alcohol awareness

 

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