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Year 6 - Autumn

Mathematics

Mental Arithmetic. Numbers multiples, factors, patterns and sequence of numbers up to a million and beyond.  Rounding and adjusting. Reviewing multiplication and division involving decimal numbers.  Fractions, decimals and percentages. Time Inc. reading timetables and converting to 24 hour clock.  Statistics and data handling- constructing and reading various charts/graphs. Measurement, calculating area and perimeter volume and capacity. Properties of shape and identifying nets. Position and direction and co-ordinates. Problem solving. Ratio and proportion. Roman numerals. 

Literacy

Vocabulary and structures appropriate for formal speech and writing, including subjective forms.  Make comparisons within and across books. To explain and discuss their understanding of what they have read, including formal presentations and debates. Creative writing – composition of writing- settings, characters and atmosphere and integrating dialogue by identifying the audience and the purpose of the writing. Studying different forms of literature -Shakespeare to modern authors including traditional tales, including Shakespeare workshop and theatre visit. Prepare and perform poems and plays, show understanding through intonation, tone and volume so that the meaning is clear to the audience. Grammar, spelling and dictation. 

Science

Light, electricity

Design and Technology

Slippers.

Humanities

Mapping skills.  Vikings 

Computing

Internet safety

Scratch- programming

Spreadsheets

Art

Portraits. Victorian Christmas Crafts.

Music

Learning to read the treble clef – Music Theory.

Analysing Performance through listening and appraising music from the Modern Era.  1950’s onwards.  How music has developed.Performance of rock anthem “Living on a Prayer” by Bon Jovi. Preparation for Christmas Carol Concert.

P.E. & Games

Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance, through gymnastics. Compositional principles, e.g. how to use variations in speed, level and direction, how to combine and link actions, how to relate to partners and apparatus, to develop sequences that show an awareness of counter tension and counter balance- movement through space. Matching and mirroring.  

Tag rugby - rules of the games, develop technical understanding of athletic activity. Good sportsmanship. Skills necessary to play the game.

French

Luc and Lucie:  Thoiry Safari Park, names and descriptions of animals,

Verb: aller , transport, letter writing.

R.E.

Kingdom of God.  Justice.

St. George’s Catholic Primary School
Gordon Road, Enfield EN2 0QA

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