Y6 Spring Term Connected Curriculum Overviews

  Year 6 - Spring 1  
     

Topic Question

Core Texts

Visits/Visitors

How would you survive the quest ‘A Race Across the World’?

    A close up of a sign

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Lyme Park/Debdale/Scotsman’s Flash

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and Art

Assembly for parents

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

           Art         

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • Use the 8 compass points
  • Climate zones and biomes around the world
  • Volcanoes
  • 3D/Collage
  • Andy Goldsworthy inspired sculpture from natural found materials

Is it safer to stay at home or explore the world?

Key Vocabulary

mantle, magma, active, pumice, lava, eruption, extinct, crust, core, ash, shape, form, texture, light, relief, Islands, mountains, climate, flood plains, climate zone, biomes, vegetation belts, rivers, coasts, cliffs, forests, beaches, Latitude, longitude, equator, tropic of cancer and Capricorn, North  Pole, South Pole prime meridian, equator, southern and northern hemisphere, polar regions, temperate, tropics.

How to Help at Home

Researching the differences between our continents across the world. 

     

 

  Year 6 - Spring 2  
     

Topic Question

Core Texts

Visits/Visitors

How is Clayton connected with the global community?

              

Manchester Council Environment visitor

Driver and Enhancer

Experience

(linked to Global Citizenship skills)

Geography and Art

Litter picking for the community

Key Learning

Geography

Key Learning

Art

Golden Question

(linked to British Values and SMSC)

  • How the Earth’s features at different scales are shaped, interconnected and change over time:
  • Volcanoes and earthquakes
  • Climate Change
  • Drawing/Designing Posters
  • Banner layout
  • Graphic Drawing
  • Technical Imagery and Font

 

Does it matter to the world if drive rather than walk to school?

OR-Is skipping school to protest about future climate change a good idea?

Key Vocabulary

adaption, climate change, flooding, agriculture, temperature, rising sea levels, tertiary sources, pollution, global warming, carbon footprint, greenhouse effect

How to Help at Home

Talk to your child about climate change. Visit an art gallery and look at the paintings by different artists.

     

 

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