Year 6

Class Information

  • Children are expected to read at home for pleasure. Reading comment tasks are done in school at 8.45-9.00am daily.
  • Spelling and maths champion targets will be sent home on the first Friday of each half term.
  • Spellings are tested every Friday: 10 weekly words plus 10 words that the class have spelt incorrectly in past tests.
  • PE: the children will be doing PE on Tuesdays and Wednesdays – but PE kits are expected in school Mon-Fri as there are occasional extra PE sessions during the course of the year.

Please ensure all belongings are clearly labelled.

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: How We Express Ourselves

Central Idea: People express their culture and beliefs
through Art.

Lines of Inquiry

  • How personality, culture, and image can be portrayed in a portrait. (Form)
  • Different types and styles of Art: How they are similar and how they differ. (Connection)
  • Art that reflects me. (Perspective)

Previous Units

Spring Term 2021/22

Unit of Inquiry

Transdisciplinary Theme: An inquiry into the rights and responsibilities in the struggle to share finite resources with other people and other living things.

Central Idea: Tourism can bring benefits to people, but also cause problems in a local environment.

Lines of Inquiry

  • The environmental regions found in North America (Form)
  • How the areas of natural beauty are changing due to tourism (Change)
  • How people can create sustainable tourism (Responsibility)
Winter Term 2021/22

Unit of Inquiry

Theme: Where we are in place and time

Central Idea: The effects of migration can have an impact upon society.

We will inquire into:

  • Main causes of the Industrial Revolution
  • Migration as a result of the Industrial Revolution and its impact on the wider society
  • Migration in the modern world
  • Our families and migration
A diagram of the world map showing annual net migration rate 2015-2020.
Autumn Term 2021/22

Unit of Inquiry

Theme: Who we are

Central Idea: The work that charities do can change a person’s life.

We will inquire into:

  • What we are taught about charity through different communities
  • How charitable organisations are organised
  • Causes that charitable organisations support
  • Where charities have promoted change to legislation
A collage of logos of different charities throughout the country.