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Work in partnership SCHOOL AIMS

Independent life-long learners SCHOOL AIMS

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Year 6

The Year 6 team is Mrs Guevara, Mrs Davis, and Mrs Brookson.

Spring Term 2018

This term in English we are looking forward to spending the first half term in the Antarctic, learning about the adventures of Captain Scott (and through this exploiting many opportunities for writing and grammar!) Please do not tell your children what happened – Google is banned!!

In the second half term we are basing our work on Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson. Maths continues to build on last term's work across all areas with a particular focus on improving arithmetic. 

Our science unit, Evolution and Adaptation, ties in neatly with our IPC unit Out of Africa. Through this, we will be learning about how life on Earth evolved and how closely linked we are to other species. We will be thinking about how animals are adapted to survive in different environments and finding out who Charles Darwin was.

After the half term break, our IPC unit Fit for Life teaches children more about how the body works and how to look after themselves. In science, our focus is on the heart and lungs.

Curriculum overview

We started using the International Primary Curriculum in September 2016. You can find more details of it on the Curriculum and Subject pages on the menu to the left. At the beginning of every unit of study we will be sending out a letter to parents that explains the sort of things that are being covered in the unit. Copies of these letters are available from the links below, as well as an overview for this year group.

Year 6 IPC Overview 2017