Owl Class

Year Group: 6

Phase: 3

Taught by: Mr W Overton

Supported by: Miss D Hall

Mrs L Burden

 

Welcome to Owl class!

 

Curriculum Information

Autumn Term

Using drama to help us infer and deduce feelings and emotions about characters in the story ‘FArTHER’ by Grahame Baker-Smith.

 

This term we will be studying:

  • Fantasy Stories
  • Report writing—non-chronological reports about everyday life for The Ancient Egyptians
  • Explanations—how do our heart and lungs work?

 

Working in our maths groups to explain our knowledge of fractions.

This term we will be studying:

  • Number and place value
  • Mental multiplication and division (MMD);
  • Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE);
  • Fractions, ratio and proportion (FRP)
  • Mental addition and subtraction (MAS);
  • Number and place value (NPV);
  • Written addition and subtraction (WAS);
  • Decimals, percentages and their equivalence to fractions (DPE);
  • Problem solving, reasoning and algebra (PRA)

 

Ancient Egyptians

o understand that a timeline is split into AD and BC and that dates increase in both directions

o place Ancient Egypt on a timeline and understand its location in relation to the modern day

o use an atlas to label a map with the correct information.

o understand the importance of the Nile to the Ancient Egyptians

o research and describe the daily life of an Ancient Egyptian

o discuss and explain religion and beliefs from Ancient Egyptian times

 

Biology—Health & Lifestyles

  • What is the structure of the heart and how does it work?
  • How do our lungs help us to breathe?
  • What is the function of blood?
  • What is the effect of exercise on pulse rate?
  • How can we keep our body healthy?

Spring Term

 

This term we will be studying:

  • Recount Texts—Do you believe in UFOs?
  • Discussion texts
  • Classic Poetry
  • Short stories—mystery
  • Instructions
  • Persuasive writing

 

Reasoning about angles. Jan ‘19.

 

This term we will be studying:

  • Ratio and proportion
  • Positive and negative numbers
  • Reading from scales
  • Time
  • Properties of 3D shape
  • Number sequences
  • Averages
  • Probability
  • Position and direction
  • Measurement

 

Volcanoes

  • How are volcanoes formed?
  • Where in the world are volcanoes?
  • What does a volcano look like on the inside?
  • What happens when a volcano erupts?
  • What have been the largest ever recorded eruptions?
  • What happened in Pompeii?

 

Electricity

  • What dangers does electricity pose?
  • Can you complete and repair circuits and make switches work?
  • Can you make working circuits from a diagram?
  • Does the length or thickness of wires make a difference to how brightly a bulb glows?
  • Does the number / voltage of batteries affect the brightness of a bulb?

 

Summer Term

 

 

 Owl Class Learning Showcase

 

 

Virtual Reality Science - Respiratory system 30.01.19

Heart dissection with staff from Benton Park 29.01.19

December Cake Bake Off - Christmas Day.

Harvest festival (WWII themed!)

Our fantastic ‘Accelerated Reader’ teams! Keep reading at home everyone as those points all count towards your team total!!

Eden Camp WWII trip