Year 6

Trailblazers Classes

These are our classes and their teachers and teaching assistants:

  • Miss Cunningham's Trailblazers, with TA Mrs Rainbow
  • Mrs Tanner's Trailblazers, with TA Mrs Carter
  • Miss Roper's Trailblazers, with TA Mrs White

Curriculum themes plan

Trailblazers (one year topic plan)

Autumn 1Autumn 2Spring 1Spring 2Summer 1Summer 2
LiteracyText - Kensuke's
Kingdom, Thematic link
Geography & History.
Writing outcomespoetry, setting,
description, diary entry,
persuasive writing,
nonchronological text,
information text
Text - Pig Heart Boy.
Thematic link Science.
Writing outcomes- Diary
entry, dual perspective,
newspaper article,
information text, non-chronological report
Text - Letters to the Lighthouse. Thematic link -
WW2. Writing outcomes
Text - Letters to the Lighthouse. Thematic link -
WW2. Writing outcomes
Text - Holes. Thematic link History- North and
South America. Writing outcomes
Text - Holes. Thematic link History- North and
South America. Writing outcomes
ScienceLiving Things and Habitats
Animals including humans
Animals including humansElectricity LightEvolution and inheritanceEvolution and inheritance
HistoryStudy an aspect of British
history since 1066 – WW2
and the role of the
Japanese
Early Islamic Civilisation -
Baghdad
World War 2World War 2
GeographyField Work and place
knowledge . Map and
compass work.
Location of BaghdadStudy the human and
physical geography -
North and South
America
Human and physical
features of the local
area
Computing/ICTUse technology safely,
respectfully and
responsibly; recognise
acceptable/unacceptable
behaviour; identify a
range of ways to report
concerns about content
and contact
Design, write and debug
programs that accomplish
specific goals, including
controlling or simulating
physical systems; solve
problems by decomposing
them into smaller parts
Understand computer
networks, including
the Internet; how they
can provide multiple
services, and the
opportunities they
offer
Use search
technologies
effectively, appreciate
how results are
selected and ranked,
and be discerning in
evaluating digital content
Select, use and combine a variety of software
on a range of digital devices to design and
create a range
of programs, systems and content that
accomplish given goals,
including collecting, analysing, evaluating and
presenting data and information
Select, use and combine a variety of software
on a range of digital devices to design and
create a range
of programs, systems and content that
accomplish given goals,
including collecting, analysing, evaluating and
presenting data and information
ArtAbstract artAbstract artWorld War 2Chinese dynastiesGraffiti artGraffiti art
PSHEKeeping safeLiving in the wider worldRelationshipsRelationshipsHealth and wellbeingHealth and wellbeing

Our current half-term curriculum topic wheel is available from class teachers.

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