Frizinghall Primary School

Frizinghall Primary School

Year 6 Long Term Plan

 

 

Game Designer

 

London or Paris?

 

Have we always looked like this?

 

The Modern Monarchy

 

Blood

 

The Light At The End of The Tunnel

The Islamic Civilisation

 

Science

Electricity

Associate the brightness of a lamp or the volume of a buzzer with the number and voltage of cells used in the circuit

Compare and give reasons for variations in how components function, including the brightness of bulbs, the loudness of buzzers and the on/off position of switches

Use recognised symbols when representing a simple circuit in a diagram.

Scientific Skills

Planning different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary.

Recording data and results of increasing complexity using scientific diagrams and labels.

Using test results to make predictions to set up further comparative and fair tests.

Reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations.

 

 

 

Evolution and inheritance

Recognise that living things have changed over time and that fossils provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago

Recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents

Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.

Living Things and their habitats

Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including microorganisms, plants and animals.

Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics.

Scientific Skills

Recording data and results of increasing complexity using classification keys and tables.

Reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations.

Identifying scientific evidence that has been used to support or refute ideas or arguments.

 

Animals including humans

Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood

Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function

Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans.

Scientific Skills

Planning different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary.

Taking measurements, using a range of scientific equipment, with increasing accuracy and precision, taking repeat readings when appropriate.

Recording data and results of increasing complexity using scientific diagrams and labels, tables and line graphs.

Using test results to make predictions to set up further comparative and fair tests.

 Reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations.

 Identifying scientific evidence that has been used to support or refute ideas or arguments.

Light

Recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines

Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye

Explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes

Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.

Scientific Skills

Planning different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary.

Taking measurements, using a range of scientific equipment, with increasing accuracy and precision, taking repeat readings when appropriate.

Recording data and results of increasing complexity using scientific diagrams and labels, tables, scatter graphs, bar and line graphs.

Using test results to make predictions to set up further comparative and fair tests.

Reporting and presenting findings from enquiries, including conclusions, causal relationships and explanations of and degree of trust in results, in oral and written forms such as displays and other presentations.

 

Geography

 

Locational knowledge

Locate the world’s countries, using maps to focus on Europe (including the location of Russia) concentrating on their environmental regions, key physical and human characteristics, countries, and major cities.

Place knowledge

Understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country.

Human and Physical Geography

Describe and understand key aspects of physical geography, including: climate rivers, mountains.

Describe and understand key aspects of: human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water.

Geographical skills and fieldwork

Use maps, atlases, globes and digital/computer mapping to locate countries and describe

features studied.

Use the eight points of a compass, four and six-figure grid references, symbols and key (including the use of Ordnance Survey maps) to build their knowledge of the United Kingdom and the wider world.

 

 

 

 

 

History

 

 

 

A study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066. The changing power of monarchs using case studies such as Victoria

Develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods.

Note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms. Address and devise historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference, and significance. Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information. Understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources.

 

 

A non-European society that provides contrasts with British history –early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900

Develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of world history, establishing clear narratives within and across the periods.

Note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms. Address historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference, and significance. Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information.

Design Technology

Design

Use research and develop design criteria to inform the design of innovative, functional, appealing products that are fit for purpose, aimed at particular individuals or groups

Generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through discussion, annotated sketches, cross-sectional and exploded diagrams, prototypes, pattern pieces and computer-aided design

Make

Select from and use a wider range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks [for example, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing], accurately

Select from and use a wider range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their functional properties and aesthetic qualities

Evaluate

Investigate and analyse a range of existing products

Evaluate their ideas and products against their own design criteria and consider the views of others to improve their work

Understand how key events and individuals in design and technology have helped shape the world

Technical knowledge

Apply their understanding of how to strengthen, stiffen and reinforce more complex structures

Understand and use electrical systems in their products [for example, series circuits incorporating switches, bulbs, buzzers and motors]

Cooking and Nutrition

Understand and apply the principles of a healthy and varied diet.

Prepare and cook a variety of predominantly savoury dishes using a range of cooking techniques.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art

 

To create sketch books to record their

observations and use them to review and revisit ideas

Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing and painting

Find out about great artists, architects and designers in history.

Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including sculpture with a range of materials.

About great artists, architects and designers in history.

 

 

 

Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing with a range of materials - charcoal

 

Improve their mastery of art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials – clay.

Find out about great artists, architects and designers in history.

 

Music

 

Play and perform in solo and ensemble contexts, using their voices and playing musical instruments with increasing accuracy, fluency, control and expression

Use and understand staff and other musical notations

 

Appreciate and understand a wide range of high-quality live and recorded music drawn from different traditions and from great composers and musicians

Develop an understanding of the history of music.

 

 

 

PE

Team Games

Play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis], and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

Dance

Perform dances using a range of movement patterns

Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

Gymnastics

Develop flexibility, strength, technique, control and balance [for example, through athletics and gymnastics]

Compare their performances with previous ones and demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best.

 

Athletics and Team Games

Use running, jumping, throwing and catching in isolation and in combination

Play competitive games, modified where appropriate [for example, badminton, basketball, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rounders and tennis], and apply basic principles suitable for attacking and defending

Compare their performances with previous

ones and demonstrate improvement to

achieve their personal best.

 

RE

Why are there different beliefs about God?

Religions: Islam Christianity Buddhism

Understand the significance of key writings and teachings for the followers of religious and non-religious worldviews.

Formulate questions on their own and others’ experiences and suggest some possible responses.

Reflect on some questions of meaning and purpose in their own lives and suggest some possible responses.

 

 

Why do people need to express their beliefs?

Religions: Islam Christianity Buddhism

Sikhism Hinduism Judaism

Understand the significance of key writings and teachings for the followers of religious and non-religious worldviews.

Explain how believers give meaning to symbols, story, language etc. and make some links between beliefs, practices and ways of expressing meaning.

Discuss moral questions, recognising that there are different views to be considered.

 

 

Why are certain people, places and times sacred?  

Religions: Islam Christianity Buddhism

Understand the significance of worship, rituals and values for the followers of religious and non-religious worldviews and make comparisons between the religions and beliefs studied.

Explain how believers give meaning to symbols, story, language etc. and make some links between beliefs, practices and ways of expressing meaning.

Formulate questions on their own and others’ experiences and suggest some possible responses.

Reflect on some questions of meaning and purpose in their own lives and suggest some possible responses.

Computing

E-Safeguarding – throughout the year

Explain the importance of a balanced lifestyle with respect to technology use.

Explain the importance of a positive ‘digital footprint’.

Appropriately configure and secure all devices used to access personal data.

Evaluate whether games, websites and social media are appropriate for specific ages.

Information Literacy

Check plausibility of information from a variety of chosen sources on the same topic.

Make informed judgments as to the validity of information on a website and be aware of bias.

Understand how search engines work and rank results.

 

Digital Media

Independently combine various forms of media purposefully as part of a project.

Use a CAD application (3D design tool) to create a representation of an object.

Edit and manipulate multi-track music and sound and refine for a given audience or project.

Evaluate and adapt individual features to enhance the overall presentation.

Data Handling

Identify and collect appropriate data to answer their questions.

Use data in an appropriate application to test a theory/hypothesis.

Refine, search, filter, sort and graph data for a specific purpose in a database or spreadsheet.

Use a spreadsheet to create real life models of information to offer a solution to a real life problem.

Collect and represent data using infographics.

 

Computer Science Programming

To design, write and debug a program to solve a problem.

Include complex selections linked to variables to programs.

Create a program where an event is triggered by a sensor.

To understand that the internet is made up of networks of computers around the world that can provide multiple services.

To make a game of own choice.

 

PSHE

LWW: Rights: Caring for the environment

Health and Wellbeing

Healthy Lifestyles

Relationships, Feelings and Emotions

 

Relationships

Healthy Relationships

Health and Well Being

Keeping Safe

Living in the Wider World

Money

Caring for the environment

Relationships, Growing and Changing

Relationships, valuing differences

Language

C’est Moi!

Listen attentively and show understanding by responding

Explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help

Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases

Present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences

Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language

Broaden vocabulary and develop the ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary

Write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly

Describe people, places, things and actions orally and in writing

Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including (where relevant): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these, for instance, to build sentences; and how these differ from or are similar to English.

Dans l’école

Listen attentively and show understanding by responding

Explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help

Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases

Present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences

Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language

Broaden vocabulary and develop the ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary

Write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly

Describe people, places, things and actions orally and in writing

Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including (where relevant): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these, for instance, to build sentences; and how these differ from or are similar to English.

Mon Monde

Listen attentively and show understanding by responding

Explore the patterns and sounds of language through songs and rhymes and link the spelling, sound and meaning of words

Engage in conversations; ask and answer questions; express opinions and respond to those of others; seek clarification and help

Speak in sentences, using familiar vocabulary, phrases and basic language structures

Develop accurate pronunciation and intonation so that others understand when they are reading aloud or using familiar words and phrases

Present ideas and information orally to a range of audiences

Read carefully and show understanding of words, phrases and simple writing

Appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language

Broaden vocabulary and develop the ability to understand new words that are introduced into familiar written material, including through using a dictionary

Write phrases from memory, and adapt these to create new sentences, to express ideas clearly

Describe people, places, things and actions orally and in writing

Understand basic grammar appropriate to the language being studied, including (where relevant): feminine, masculine and neuter forms and the conjugation of high-frequency verbs; key features and patterns of the language; how to apply these, for instance, to build sentences; and how these differ from or are similar to English.