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Class 6

Class 6 Curriculum Map 2020- 2021




Autumn 1


People who help us

Autumn 2



Spring 1




Spring 2


Enchanted Woods


Summer 1


My Amazing World


Summer 2





Unit – Narrative: stories on a theme.


Percy the Park Keeper – After the Storm.

Unit – Poetry: Poems on a theme.


Winter / 




Unit –

Non-Fiction: Recounts: Letter and Postcards.


Journey to space/Journey to the jungle.


Unit – Narrative: Traditional Tales and Fables.


 The Jolly Postman


Unit – Non-Fiction.

Explanation Texts:




Unit – Poetry.

Poems with a structure: songs and repetition. 





Length, Weight/Mass, Addition.

Subtraction, Money, Capacity/Volume, Shape (2D/3D).

Consider: Space exploration. Time, Sorting and Sequencing, Money.


Money, Length, Weight/Mass, Position/

Time, Subtraction, Addition.

Capacity/Volume, Position/Direction, Shape (2D/3D), Sorting and Sequencing.




Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.

Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.

Living Things and their Habitats


Explore and compare the difference between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive

identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe how different habitats provide the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other

identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including micro-habitats

describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food


Animals Including Humans


Pupils should be taught to:

  • Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.


  • Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).


  • Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene


Uses of Everyday Materials.


Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses


find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching



E-Safety – Staying safe on the internet.

Digital Literacy & E-Safety –Using a computer/device.

Coding – Scratch jnr: introduction and fundamentals.

Digital Literacy – Using a computer.

Digital Literacy- Taking and using photos.

Coding – Scratch jnr: introduction and fundamentals.




Life Skills




Emergency Services.


My Family



Introducing Independence.


A visit to the dentist.



Personal Hygiene

Road Safety.



Riding a Bike.

Summer Safety.



Meal preparation


Healthy Eating.



Different types of exercise.



Christianity –

Why do some people say thank you at harvest?


Explore; What harvest is, the meaning of harvest.


Christianity and Hinduism –

What does light mean? Advent/Diwali.


Hinduism - 25th December also is considered to be the birthday of the Hindu god, Krishna, as well as Mithra, the Greek god of light.


Christmas – around the world.


Christianity –

What makes Easter a special time for Christians?

Islam –

How do we recognise a religious leader?

Buddhism –

Celebrations: How and why are they important?



Islam – Eid 2021; Monday 21st July 2021 (approx.)



Florence Nightingale


Who Florence nightingale was, what work she did, why and how she helped others.   



Develop historical understanding of the lives and significance of Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong. Identify the kit needed for an expedition and compare the equipment taken by Columbus across the seas to the Americas in the fifteenth century with the equipment taken by Armstrong through space to the moon in the twentieth. Discover navigation techniques and study the different materials used by Columbus and Armstrong. Identify the properties of a range of materials for your own expedition. Go on to describe your expeditions using a range of media.





Explore how our summer holidays have changed over time. What places did people used to visit and what things could they do e.g. Blackpool, the seaside?

Where do we like to visit now?

How did people travel to their destinations and when was the Aeroplane invented to fly people across the seas?



Festivals, particularly Christmas and how it is celebrated around the world.


Festivals in Brazil, Mexico and Africa, making comparisons between how we celebrate events in our country.


Consider other religious festivals such as Diwali, Holi and Hannukah through drama, stories and music/art.



Become familiar with the landscapes, physical geography and wildlife within a woodland area. Explore local woodlands and find out about the different trees, birds and insects that live there.


Explore fairytale woodlands through stories and pictures and discover the magical and enchanted animals and plants that live in fictional places.


Create a micro-habitat for a real or mystical woodland creature.



Begin to explore and identify the seven continents in the world and some of the amazing countries in them. Find out about some pf the world’s most famous landmarks and where they are located on a map. Explore the equators and the Nort and South Poles.

Visit some of the most beautiful places in the world and explore the climates and the weather patterns of different countries.





Charanga: UNIT 7 – Contrast.

Charanga: UNIT 8 – Imitation.

Charanga: UNIT 9 – Waltz.

Charanga: UNIT 10 – March.

Charanga: UNIT 11 – Loud and quiet.

Charanga: UNIT 12 – Boogie Train.



Bike Ability


Multi-skills – throwing, catching and aiming.

Multi-skills – Dribbling, Kicking, stopping, controlling, moving with the ball.

Gymnastics – Jumping/Hopping/Rolling

Dance – Following instructions / Staring and stopping on request / Moving freely to music / Experimenting with music.


Athletics – Throwing/ Catching / Running.

Games – Team games / turn taking / scarecrow tig / Bean game / Duck Goose / Mr Men.

Do we have particular skill focus’ we have to follow?



Sculpture – Using and rearranging found objects. Wrapping and covering junk materials using papier mache.



Drawing –

Experimenting with oil pastels, chalk and charcoal. Introducing smudging and blending.


Exploring how we can create a Firework masterpiece.


Printing – Mono and block printing. Roll printing ink over found objects e.g. mesh, stencils.


Creating a rainforest masterpiece (plant based).


Collage Focus –

Paper skills: curling, scrunching and twisting. Arrange shapes on a surface.


Include: Using nature/woodland resources to create a collage 
forest of our own.



Textiles –

Create fabrics by weaving materials e.g. scraps, grass, plastic bags onto mesh, fences and bike wheels. –


Using natural resources to create a masterpiece.


 Painting –

Mix primary colours. Use a range of brush sizes.


Painter focus who develops bright and colourful/holiday related.











Structures and Mechanisms –

Use junk modelling to create moving vehicles wheels and axles e.g. cotton reels, tubes.


Creating 3D emergency service vehicle models; vehicle race, whose vehicle can move most successfully? 


Life Skills: Roll paper to create tubes

Scrunch and curl paper and card.

Textiles –

Colour fabrics using a range of techniques e.g. fabric paints, painting.


Explore the different clothing worn throughout Diwali; colours, patterns, fabrics.

Work towards the chn creating their own Sari.


Life Skills: Match socks.

Dress up: Put on/take off coats, shoes with support.

Fun with Food – Planting. Planting seeds into pots.


What do our seeds needs to grow? Science cross-curr links.

Fun with Food

Grow edible plants including herbs in the ground.

Structures and Mechanisms –

Make 3D structures using folding paper.


Creating a sky scraper








Life Skills: Roll paper to create tubes

Scrunch and curl paper and card.. 

Fun with Food –

Use fruit and vegetables in food preparation.


Fruit Salad.


Spaghetti Bolognese. 







Life Skills: Weigh using non-standard measures.

Outdoor Learning

People who help us within the community i.e. shop keepers, librarians etc. 



Making 2D and 3D shapes out of pasta.


Dancing round the Maypole (and creating our own using ribbon etc).


Chinese New Year Dragon and drumming.

Outdoor adventure/



We’re going on a bear hunt.


Following a map.

Treasure hunt.

Road Safety – PSHE Curriculum Links


Green Man/Red Man traffic lights. – Incorporate into PE.

Den building / camp fires.


Scavenger hunt – Art Collage.


Teddy Bears picnic.


Exploring our local environment; parks, nature walks/reserves.


Zoo/Safari?; Animals from around the world.

 Beach and seaside visit – characteristics of a beach.


Lake/nature reserves.


PE Links – Olympic sports. Olympic Games.