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Cherry Orchard Primary School

Year 6


Autumn 2

Year 6


In English we will be producing non-fiction leaflets based on our amazing experience at the Kingswood Centre, Ashford for our annual school journey. Some of us will be writing about the Tower of London, Dubai and Chessington World of Adventures. We will also be writing a first-person split narrative based on our reading around The Breadwinner. Later on in the term, we will be writing a magazine article in the character of Parvana’s Mother in the hope of gathering support and recognition for her worthy cause.

In Reading our class novel will be The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis. We will also be dipping in and out of the following books to help scaffold and support our writing; A thousand Splendid Suns and The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.

In Maths we will be looking at calculation with a focus on division and multiplication. We will be using our newly learned calculation skills to apply to multi-step reasoning problems to develop our fluency and problem solving skills. We will also begin our unit on Fractions.

In Science we will be learning all about Evolution and Inheritance. We will focus on living things have changed over time and fossils which provide information about living things that inhabited the Earth millions of years ago.

In History we will continue to explore the history of Cinema and Film.

 In RE we will be exploring the Buddhist community worldwide.

 In Art we will be improving our mastery of art and design techniques with a focus on landscapes inspired by The Breadwinner. We will be using mind map art. 

In PSHE we will be looking at Equality and what it means to us.

In Geography we will be learning about climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts across the world.

In ICT we are computational thinkers. We will seek to master algorithms for searching and sorting.

In PE we will be developing our static balance skills.