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Class 6

 

Our Class 6 Curriculum 2020-21

 

In September 2020, we moved to mixed-age classes across school so our curriculum this year reflects this change. Some topics appear in more than one class this year.

 

Our Topics

Autumn Term:

Spring Term:

Summer Term:

Dazzling in Durham

Rivers and Mountains

Daily Life in Victorian Britain

 

Art

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Norman Cornish and the Pitman Painters

Taking Inspiration from the Great landscape artists

Drawing

 

DT

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Textiles

Food and Nutrition

Materials and Construction

 

Science

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Electricity (scientist – Nikola Tesla)

Light

Evolution and Inheritance (scientist – Charles Darwin)

 

Computing

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Digital Literacy and Coding (Fix the Factory)

Digital Literacy, Data Bases and Coding (code.org)

Digital Literacy, Lightbot and iMovie

 

Geography

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

The geography of our local area

The geographical features of Rivers and Mountains

 

 

History

Autumn Term
Spring Term

Summer Term

Significant people – local saints, famous people from Durham

 

Significant Victorian people

 

Music

Autumn Term

 


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Igor Stravinsky The Firebird - suite (1911) (Finale)

Aaron Copland - Rodeo – Hoe-Down

Richard Wagner - ‘Ride of the Valkyries’ from ‘Die Walküre’

A new year carol

Preview

You’ve Got a Friend

Reflect, Rewind, Replay

 

PSHCE

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Health and Wellbeing – bias in the media, factors that affect our physical and mental health

Relationships - anti bullying - childline sessions, e safety, transitions and changes

Living in the Wider World – anti social behaviour, transitions and changes, different viewpoints

 

PE

Autumn Term


Spring Term

 

Summer Term

Invasion Games

Gymnastics (Group Dynamics)

Dance (Making the Grade)
Invasion Games

Athletics (Developing Athletes)

Striking and Fielding

We also have opportunities to work with sports coaches as part of our involvement in the Durham School Sports Partnership.

We take part in events and competitions throughout the year.

 

MFL (French)

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Summer Term

Ca pousse!, Christmas around the World

Le Carnaval des animaux

Monter un café

 

RE

Autumn Term

 

 

Spring Term

 

 

 

Summer Term

Multi-faith Unit Why is pilgrimage important to some believers? 

Christianity What kind of King is Jesus? (Kingdom of God)

Christianity How can following God bring freedom and justice? (People of God)

Christianity What differences does the resurrection make for Christians? (Salvation)

Christianity Creation and science: conflicting or complimentary? (Creation/Fall)

Multi-faith Unit How do religions help people live through good times and bad times? 


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