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Key Stage Two Curriculum

 

If you would like to know more about how the curriculum is taught or you can offer some time or resources to assist the teaching of this curriculum, please speak to a member of the KS2 team in school.

As a school, we follow the National Curriculum from 2014. Please follow this link to read the National Curriculum: https://www.gov.uk/education/primary-curriculum-key-stage-2 

 

Below are all our year group's curriculum coverage. As you can see, we cover a lot of varied areas. Your children have chosen their current and future topics for this academic year.

 

 

Year 6

 

Spring Term

Topic

World War II

Outcome / Purpose for learning

Child led curriculum: Questions and ideas from the children

Visit/experience

Eden Camp

English

Recount – Newspaper

Instructions

Poetry

Biography

Narratives

Mathematics

Measure

Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

4 operations including reasoning

Ratio and Proportion

Algebra

Roman Numerals

2D and 3D shapes

Properties of a circle

Science

Plan enquiries, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary

Use appropriate techniques, apparatus, and materials

Record data and results using scientific diagrams and labels, tables, bar and line graphs

Computing

E-safety

Choose the most suitable applications and devices for the purposes of communication

Understand the effect of online comments and show responsibility and sensitivity when online

Give examples of the risks of online communities and demonstrate knowledge of how to minimise risk and report problems

RE

We have been exploring a number of different religions and beliefs as part of our topic:

·     Explain how some teachings and beliefs are shared between religions

·     Explain how religious beliefs shape the lives of individuals and communities

·     Explain some of the different ways that individuals show their beliefs

 

 

History

Linked to WWII:

·         Use sources of evidence to deduce information about the past

·         Select suitable sources of evidence, giving reasons for choices

·         Seek out and analyse a wide range of evidence in order to justify claims about the past

·         Show an awareness of the concept of propaganda and how historians must understand the social context of evidence studied

·         Understand that no single source of evidence gives the full answer to questions about the past

·         Describe the characteristic features of the past, including ideas, beliefs, attitudes and experiences of men, women and children

·         Use literacy, numeracy and computing skills to a exceptional standard in order to communicate information about the past

Geography

Understand some of the reasons for geographical similarities and differences between countries

Name and locate some of the countries and cities of the world

Art

Develop and imaginatively extend ideas from starting points throughout the curriculum

Sketch (lightly) before painting to combine line and colour

Choose a style of drawing suitable for the work

DT

NA

Music

Keyboard skills

Notation and writing music

Chord progressions

PE

Apparatus – gymnastics

Ball games

SMSC

World issues discussed in guided reading from around the world

PSHE

We are looking at staying safe in general i.e: fire safety, out in the community (crucial crew)

We are also looking at wellbeing (especially on the run up to SATS): know which ideas are useful and have value, act on ideas, ask lots of questions.

           How to Help your child at home:

-         Help your child to research the current topic.

-         Encourage your child to read books about the current topic.

-         Encourage your child to write about the given topic.

-         Help your child complete all extra homework given in Y6

-         Useful websites for your children include:

·         Bitesize KS2

·         Cbbc Newsround

Any extra work completed at home earns your child Dojo Points