Curriculum Leaflets 2017/18
Living things and their habitats
Animals including humans
Evolution and inheritance
Civil War to the Second World War: What was life like for Londoners?
Travel and Trade: “It’s Not Fair!” – global issues from the present day (Fairtrade) and from history (transatlantic slave trade).
Name and locate counties and regions in the UK.
Identify the position and significance of the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom and a region within North or South America.
Describe and understand: biomes, vegetation belts, land use, economic activity and distribution of resources.
Use four and six figure grid references on OS maps, and understand the symbols.
Use running, jumping, catching and throwing in isolation and in combination.
Play competitive games.
Develop flexibility and control in gym, dance and athletics.
Compare performances to achieve personal bests.
Year 6 will develop these skills through gymnastic, dance, games and athletics.
Listen and engage.
Engage in conversations, expressing opinions.
Speak in simple sentences and be understood.
Develop appropriate pronunciation.
Present ideas and information orally.
Show understanding in simple reading.
Adapt known language to create new ideas. Describe people, places and things.
Understand basic grammar.
Develop positive learning behaviours.
Understand how to lead a healthy and safe lifestyle.
Build aspirations for a successful future.
Understand how to make a positive contribution to society.
Understand the world around me.
Develop positive relationships with those around me.
Perform with control and expression solo and in ensembles.
Improvise and compose using dimensions of music.
Listen to detail and recall aurally.
Develop an understanding of the history of music, including great musicians and composers.
Use and understand basics of staff notation.
Know the key individuals and principles and understand the characteristics of places of worship for: Christianity, Islam and Buddhism.
Art and Design
Use sketchbooks to collect, record, review, revisit and evaluate ideas.
Collect information, sketches and resources and present ideas imaginatively in a sketchbook.
Improve mastery of techniques such as drawing, painting and sculpture with varied materials.
Improve mastery of textiles and digital media skills
Give details (including own sketches) about the style of some notable artists, artisans and designers.
Show how the work of those studied was influential in both society and to other artists. Create original pieces that show a range of influences and styles.
Use research to generate, develop and communicate ideas to design appealing, targeted products.
Select from a wide range of materials according to their physical and aesthetic qualities.
Understand how key events in DT have shaped the world.
Understand and use electrical systems and apply their understanding of computing.
Know the procurement process of ingredients.