Subject Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6

  • Ancient African kingdoms; the development of the transatlantic slave trade and Britain’s role.
  • Africa: continents, countries, land use, natural resources, location, settlements, population, climate and physical features.

  • Polar exploration; significant people – Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton. Significant events – Titanic.
  • Arctic and Antarctic regions; lines of latitude and longitude; Polar climates; Polar day and night; Polar oceans; Polar landscapes; climate change; natural resources; indigenous people; and tourism

  • First and Second World Wars; Causes; Warring nations; Weaponry, warfare and technology; Key events and battles; Impact on citizens and everyday life; Significant leaders; End of war; Local history study; Remembrance; Post-war Britain
  • Place and interconnections; Maps

Freedom 1783 by Catherine Johnson.

Poetry and performance: The Bonfire at Night by Enid Blyton

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae

Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore.

The Wolf Wilder – Katherine Rundell.

You Wouldn’t Want to be on Shackleton’s Polar Expedition by Jen Green

Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
  • Revise the “i” sound spelt “y” other than at the end of words
  • Words ending in -able and -ible; -ably and –ibly
  • Adding suffixes beginning with vowel letters to words ending in – “fer”.
  • Use of the hyphen (to spell words)
  • Revise sound spelt “ou”
  • Revise the letter string “ure”
  • Revise the suffix “sion”
  • Revise words ending “gue” and “que”
  • Revise words with the “ei” sound spelt “ei,” “eigh,” or “ey”
  • Endings spelt “cious” or “tious”
  • Homophones and other words that are often confused
  • Investigate prefixes and their meanings
  • Revise the suffix “ly”
  • Revise the suffix “ous”
  • Revise words with the “k” sound spelt “ch”
  • Revise words with the “sh” sound spelt “ch”
  • Revise endings spelt “cial” and “tial”
  • Words containing the letter-string “ough”
  • Words with ‘silent’ letters
  • Investigate prefixes and their meanings
  • Revise the suffix “ation”
  • Endings spelt “tion,” “sion,” “ssion,” and “cian”
  • words with the “i” sound spelt “ei” after c (and other ie/ei words)
  • revise all previously learned homophones
  • Investigate prefixes, suffixes, root words and their meanings
  • Words with the “s” sound spelt “sc”
  • Words ending in “ant,” “ance.” “ancy,” “ent,” “ence” and “ency”
  •  Practise and check any problematic homophones from Y5-6 Spelling Appendix
  • Use dictionaries to check the spelling and meaning of words.
  • Know when and when not to use an apostrophe for possession in given examples
  • non-chronological reports; reviews; poems;
  • autobiographies; diary entries; newspaper reports; and short stories.
  • book reviews; non-chronological reports;
  • Haiku poetry; newspaper reports; and adventure narratives.
  • Use a colon to introduce a list
  • Discuss and use commas, semi-colons and colons to separate clauses effectively
  • Discuss idea of ambiguity, when meaning is not clear
  • Model and practise punctuating parenthesis, using pairs of commas, dashes or brackets;
  • Identify ellipsis in texts
  • Edit deliberate punctuation errors
  • Identify and model use of hyphen
  • Revise use of possessive apostrophe for singular plural nouns
  • Use comma for all its purposes
  • Use a single dash
  • Use bullet points where appropriate
  • Revise use of apostrophe
  • Make decisions about punctuation, sometimes including dash, semi-colon and colon
  • Discuss, highlight and analyse range of punctuation in texts.
  • Types of nouns
  • Relative Clauses
  • Modal verbs
  • Revise four types of sentences
  • Identify synonyms and antonyms
  • Possessive pronoun
  • Expanded noun phrases
  • Determiners
  • Preposition phrases in sentences, including prepositions of place and time
  • Use fronted adverbial ensuring correct placement of comma
  • Verb forms-Active and passive
  • Subjunctive verb forms
  • Read and enjoy poetry, comparing its use of sentence structure and punctuation with that of prose
  • Write different types of poems
  • Revise word class, including pronouns, prepositions and determiners
  • Strengthen and improve verbs in writing
  • Write formal and informal sentences, selecting conjunctions and cohesive devices to suit level of formality
  • Compare sentences in simple past with perfect past verb form
Mathematics Number

Place value

  • Numbers to 1,000,000: numbers to 10,000,000; read and write numbers to 10,000,000; powers of 10; number line to 10,000,000; compare and order any integers; round any integers; and negative numbers.
  • Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, add and subtract integers; common factors; common multiples; rules of divisibility; primes to 100; square and cube numbers; multiply up to a 4-digit number by a 2-digit number; solve problems with multiplication; short division; division using factors;
  • Fractions A: equivalent fractions and simplifying; equivalent fractions on a number; compare and order (denominator); compare and order (numerator); add and subtract simple fractions; add and subtract any two fractions; add mixed numbers; subtract mixed numbers; and multi-step problems.
  • Fractions B: multiply fractions by integers; multiply fractions by fractions; divide a fraction by an integer; divide any fraction by an integer; mixed questions with fractions; fraction of an amount; and fraction of an amount – find the whole


  • Position and Direction

  • Decimals
  • Percentages
  • Algebra
  • Ratio

  • Converting units
  • Perimeter, area and volume

  • Properties of shapes

Consolidation and themed projects

Science The Circulatory System

  • Bodily systems; circulatory system – role and main parts; heart – structure and function; blood – components and functions; blood vessels – structure and function; measuring heart rate; proving a hypothesis; heart rate investigation; classifying foods; effects of smoking, alcohol and drugs; and heart rate recovery investigation.
Electrical Circuits and Components Light Theory
Computing Coding

  • Plan and make a game with scores; use functions; follow flow charts and debug code; and using text-based adventures.

  • Use a spreadsheet to carry out basic calculations; model a situation and solve a problem; organise data; advanced formulae and big data; and charts and graphics
Online Safety Blogging Text Adventures Quizzing
PE Invasion games

Health Related Fitness (HRF)

  • Complete fitness challenges to test and record scores; and develop understanding of the components of fitness including speed, stamina, strength, coordination, balance and agility.
Sports hall athletics

Invasion games

  • Hockey
  • Football: improve defending and attacking play, developing knowledge of tactics; develop consistency and control in dribbling, passing and receiving a ball; learn the basics of goalkeeping; evaluate own and other’s performances; and learn the importance of playing games fairly, abiding by the rules of the game and being respectful of their teammates, opponents and referees.

Multi skills

Net and wall games

  • Tennis

Invasion games

  • Netball

Striking and Fielding

  • Rounders
  • Cricket
RE Judaism

  • Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
  • Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur- Exploring Forgiveness: New Year; Repentance; and forgiveness. Bandi Chhor Divas – Thinking about Defence: Guru Hargobind; leadership; freedom; and defence.

  • Bandi Chhor Divas
  • Memorable experience Escape room Innovate challenge Thinking about defence Religious Education Guru Hargobind; Leadership; Freedom; Defence

  • Parinirvana

  • Laila al Miraj

  • Kumbha Mela

  • Sunday
PSHE Being me in my world

  • Identifying goals for the year; global citizenship; children’s universal rights; feeling welcome and valued; choices, consequences and rewards; group dynamics; democracy, having a voice; anti-social behaviour; and role[1]modelling.
Celebrating difference

  • Perceptions of normality; understanding disability; power struggles; understanding bullying; inclusion/exclusion; differences as conflict; difference as celebration; and empathy.
Dreams and goals Health me Relationships Changing me
Art and DT
  • Tints, Tones and Shades (Art)
  • Trail Blazers, Barrier Breakers
  • Colour theory; colour wheel; mixing tints, shades and tones; and landscapes.
  • Food for Life (DT)
  • Whole Foods: processed foods; making healthy meals; and hygiene and safety.
  • Inuit
  • Environmentalist artists
  • Engineer (DT)
  • Distortion and abstraction
  • Bees, beetles and butterflies
  • Make Do and Mend (DT)
Music Musical instruments

  • Glockenspiels
  • How Does Music Bring Us Together? Do What You Want To – Soul; Fanfare For The Common Man – 20th and 21st Century Orchestral; Let’s Write A Song – Pop; Sunshine On A Rainy Day – Soul. U
Jazz, Latin and Blues

  • Classroom Jazz 2
  • How Does Music Connect Us With The Past? My Best Friend – Soul; Why – Hip Hop; Singing Swinging Star – Jazz; The Rite Of Spring, Pt. 1 Adoration Of The Earth – No. 1 Introduction – 20th and 21st Century Orchestral; and Roll Alabama – Rock.
Pop/ Motown

  • Happy
The music of Carole King

  • You’ve got a friend
Contemporary, music and identity

  • Music and Me
Year 6 production
French All about me

  • Introductory conversation
  • Talking about myself
  • Hobbies

  • Family members
  • My house

  • Numbers
  • Days of the week
  • Months of the year/birthdays

  • Different food
  • Restaurant ordering
  • Directions

  • Seasons
  • Weather
  • Events in different seasons
  • Hobbies in different seasons
  • UK weather

  • Town
  • Transport/directions
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