Year 6 2022 - 2023
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Our theme question this term is: Can you travel in your mind?
We are thinking about the concept of wisdom. Our theme is the urban environment.
In music lessons, we are studying Rhapsody in Blue (George Gershwin) and The New World Symphony (Antonin Dvorak).
In art lessons, we are studying cityscapes. We will look in detail at the work of Paul Klee and Charles Fazzino.
in science lessons, we will be continuing our classification topic and, after half term, find out about circulation in the human body.
We are reading some brilliant books linked to our learning:
SATs start on 9th May - join us for breakfast each morning!
Activity week starts on 15th May - I can't wait for Go Ape, Alton Towers, Bridlington and the school field sleepover!
For more information, read the Summer Term Curriculum Matters here
Our theme question this term is: What makes somewhere home?
In history lessons, we are learning about migration including the UN declaration on refugee rights. We will be looking particularly at refugees during WWII, Windrush and current refugees and migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and Ukraine.
In Science lessons, we will be finding out about evolution and inheritance and, after half term, classification.
We are studying some fantastic books linked to our learning:
Later in the term, we will be visiting The Derby Open Centre.
Find out more at: https://derbyopencentre.org/
For more information, read the Spring Term Curriculum Matters here.
Our theme question this term is: How can we be fair to everyone?
We are thinking about the idea of common good.
In Geography lessons, we are learning about rivers and coasts. We will be looking particularly at the effects of climate change and population growth on flooding and rising seas. In Design Technology lessons, we will be making flood shelters!
In Science lessons, we will be finding out about light and, after half term, electricity.
We are studying several fantastic books linked to our learning:
Look out for our autumn adventure at Willersley Castle!
Make sure you are completing our reading tree challenge!
for some reading suggestions: